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Revised: 2/2015

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 :
ALIMEZINE SYRUP0.05%
 Active ingredient:
Alimemazine tartrate
 Dosage form:
red syrup
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is a phenothiazine antihistamine, and has antihistaminic and antipruritic action.
It is usually used for the treatment of itchiness associated with skin diseases; hives; sneeze, runny nose and cough associated with upper airway inflammations such as common cold; and allergic rhinitis.

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

  • If you ever experienced any allergic reaction (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicine.
    If you are a patient with glaucoma, occlusive disease in the lower urinary tract such as prostatic hyperplasia, or hepatic disorder.
  • If you are 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, take 5 mL (2.5 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, 3 to 4 times daily, however, the dosage may be adjusted according to the age or symptoms. If you take the medicine before going to bed (for temporary use only when the symptoms are severe, not for continuous use), take 10 mL (5 mg). Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor/pharmacist.
    In general ,for children
    , take the medicine according to the age as indicated by the following dosage at a time, 3 to 4 times daily. For children aged 1 year, take 1 mL (0.5 mg); for children aged 2 to 3 years, take 1.5 mL (0.75 mg); for children aged 4 to 6 years, take 2 mL (1 mg); for children aged 7 to 9 years, take 3 mL (1.5 mg); for children aged 10 to 12 years, take 3.5 mL (1.75 mg). Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor/pharmacist.
  • If you miss a dose,take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. DO NOT take double doses to make up for the missed dose.
  • If you took too much of the medicine (more than prescribed), check with your doctor/pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking the medicine without the instructions of your doctor.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • The medicine may cause drowsiness. Avoid driving a car or operating dangerous machinery after taking the medicine.
  • Drinking alcohol may mutually enhance the effect of the medicine and alcohol. Avoid drinking alcohol while you are taking this medicine.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include drowsiness, dizziness, malaise, headache, thirst, etc. If any of these symptoms occur, check with your doctor/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.
No pertinent entries.
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 the medicine out of the reach of children. Store away from light, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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