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Active ingredients: hydralazine
What it is used for
This product accepted for registration as 'currently supplied' at the time of commencement of the Act. Amended product information (variation to pregnancy statement) was approved as specified in the letter of 13 August 92 from Dr Bijoy Varma. INDICATIONS AS AT 28 NOVEMBER 2001 : Hypertension (drug resistant, moderate to severe): as supplementary medication for use together with other antihypertensives such as "beta"-blockers and diuretics; the complementary mechanisms of action of such combined therapy enable the drugs to exert their antihypertensive effects at low doses; in addition, unwanted accompanying effects of the individual substances are either partially offset or even cancelled out.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
7 mm pink film coated normal convex tablet marked HE 50 on one side, G on reverse
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on March 1, 2020. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient hydralazine
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems