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  • Acardi capsules 1.25 : 100 tablets
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Code:001112-001

Acardi capsules 1.25 : 100 tablets

Sale Price:US$257.49

Warehouse Japan1
Manufacturer Nippon Boehringer Ingelheim
Brand Nippon Boehringer Ingelheim
JAN Code 4987413031516
GS1 14987413031513
Ingredient Code 2119006
Shipping Schedule 5 to 10 days

Description

By increasing the calcium ion sensitivity to protein regulating myocardial contraction and also by inhibiting phosphodiesterase (PDE-III) activity, this medicine dilates the blood vessels and improves the symptoms of heart failure such as shortness of breath and difficulty in breathing.
Usually, this medicine is used to treat acute heart failure and chronic heart failure (mild to moderate in severity).

Presentation

100 tablets

Feature

brownish yellow opaque capsule (length: 16mm, diameter: 6mm)

Active Ingredients

Pimobendan

Effect/Efficacy

By increasing the calcium ion sensitivity to protein regulating myocardial contraction and also by inhibiting phosphodiesterase (PDE-III) activity, this medicine dilates the blood vessels and improves the symptoms of heart failure such as shortness of breath and difficulty in breathing.
Usually, this medicine is used to treat acute heart failure and chronic heart failure (mild to moderate in severity).

Usage/Dosage

Acute heart failure: usually for adults, two capsules (2.5 mg of pimobendan) are orally administered once daily, but can be administered twice daily according to the patient's condition. As necessary, this medicine may be administered in combination with other medicines such as digitalis.
Chronic heart failure (mild to moderate in severity): usually for adults, two capsules (2.5 mg of pimobendan) are orally administered twice daily after meals. The dosage may be adjusted according to the patient's age and symptoms. This medicine is administered in combination with other medicines such as digitalis and diuretics. Follow your doctor's instructions.
If you are ordered to take this medicine on regular schedule and you missed a dose, take as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. DO NOT take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
If you took too much of this medicine, check with your doctor/pharmacist immediately.
Do not stop taking this medicine without the instructions of your doctor.

Cautions

If you have ever had any unusual or allergic reaction (itch, rash etc.) to any medicines.
If you have a heart disorder (myocardial infarction, arrhythmia, etc.).
If you have a cerebrovascula, hepatic or renal disorder.
If you are already pregnant or are 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.)

Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from heat, moisture and direct sunlight.
Discard unused medicine.

Contraindication

Common side effects are reported as below. If any of them occurs, check with your doctor/pharmacist: heart pounding, nausea, ventricular extrasystole (abnormal pulse), hypotension, rash, anemia, fatigue.
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.
dizziness, heart pounding, chest pain, chest discomfort [ventricular fibrillation]
heart pounding, shortness of breath, chest disconfort [ventricular tachycardia, ventricular extrasystole]
generalized fatigue, loss of appetite, yellowness of the skin or conjunctiva [hepatic 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.