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Revised: 8/2017

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 :
LOXONIN TAPE 100mg
 Active ingredient:
Loxoprofen sodium hydrate
 Dosage form:
pale brown to brown plaster
 Print on wrapping:
ロキソニンテープ 100mg, 外用薬, 経皮吸収型鎮痛・抗炎症剤

Effects of this medicine

This medicine permeates from the skin, suppresses prostaglandin formation that causes inflammation, and acts to ease swelling/pain induced by inflammation.
It is usually used to treat osteoarthritis, muscle pain, swelling/pain after an injury.

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: aspirin-induced asthma or its history.
  • 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, apply to the affected area once daily. This preparation contains 100 mg of the active ingredient anhydride in one sheet. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Do not apply to a wound or mucosa.
  • Do not apply to an area with eczema or rash.
  • If you miss a dose, apply a dose as soon as possible when you remember that you missed applying. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. You should never apply two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally use more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop using this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include itch, erythema, contact dermatitis and gastric discomfort. 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.
  • facial pallor, breathing difficulty, cold sweat [shock, anaphylaxis]
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 reach of children. Store in a light-shielded airtight container, away from heat.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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