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Revised: 10/2014

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 :
AZ Ophthalmic Solution 0.02%
 Active ingredient:
Sodium azulene sulfonate hydrate
 Dosage form:
ophthalmic solution
 Print on wrapping:
AZ点眼液0.02%

Effects of this medicine

This medicine soothes eye irritation/inflammation such as conjunctivitis and keratitis by its anti-inflammatory/anti-allergic effect.
It is usually used to treat acute/chronic/allergic conjunctivitis, superficial keratitis, marginal blepharitis, and inflammation of the sclera.

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 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, apply 1 to 2 drops into your eyes at a time, 3 to 5 times a day. Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor and pharmacist.
  • If you miss a dose, apply a dose as soon as possible. However, apply the next dose at least 4 to 5 hours apart. 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 swelling/redness/itchiness of the eye. 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.
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 out of the reach of children. Store in the light-resistant brown bag, away from heat and light.
  • 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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