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Revised: 8/2021

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
Aspenon Capsule10
 Active ingredient:
Aprindine hydrochloride
 Dosage form:
pale orange/pale orange capsule (No. 4 capsule)
 Print on wrapping:
(face) MPI220, (back) アスペノンカプセル10

Effects of this medicine

This medicine acts on cardiomyocyte receptor to control irregular heart rhythm.
It is usually used to treat tachycardiac arrhythmia.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have heart/liver/renal disease.
  • If you are pregnant, possibly pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, start with taking 4 capsules (40 mg of the active ingredient) per day in 2 to 3 divided doses. If the effect if insufficient, the daily dosage will be increased up to 6 capsules (60 mg) per day. The dosage may be adjusted according to your age and symptoms. Strict follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose within 2 weeks after starting the treatment, take the missed dose when you have 5 hours or more until the next dosing time. If 2 weeks or more have passed since starting the treatment, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. You should never take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • This medicine may cause trembling fingers and dizziness/light headedness. Avoid performing dangerous operations such as driving a car or operating machinery.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include trembling fingers, dizziness/light headedness, numbness, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, dry mouth, rash, fever, itch and dullness. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • disturbed pulse or palpitation, chest distress [proarrhythmia]
  • fever, sore throat, dullness [agranulocytosis]
  • fever, cough, breathing difficulty [interstitial pneumonia]
  • dullness, loss of appetite, yellowing of the skin and the white of the eyes [liver dysfunction, jaundice]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them. Ask the pharmacist and the medical institution how to discard them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.