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Revised: 4/2013

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 :
LEVOCABASTINE OPHTHALMIC SUSPENSION 0.025% "TS"
 Active ingredient:
Levocabastine hydrochloride
 Dosage form:
white ophthalmic suspension; (cap) cream
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine inhibits the binding of histamine and H1 receptor, shows anti-allergic actions, suppress symptoms such as itch and reddening.
It is usually used in the treatment of allergic conjunctivitis.

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 wear contact lenses.
  • 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, shake the bottle well, and apply 1 to 2 drops at a time, 4 times daily (morning, noon, evening and bedtime). Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Before using, wash your hands thoroughly with soap and running water. Next, shake the bottle well and open the cap. Then, pull down your lower eyelid so that the dropper tip does not touch eye or eyelid. After dropping the solution into your eye, do not blink, and keep your eyes closed for a while. Wipe off any excess liquid with a clean gauze or tissue. If you need to use other eye drops at the same time, use the other eye drops first and then wait more than 5 minutes before using this medicine.
  • If you miss a dose, apply a dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. You should never use 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

  • Do not use the medicine while wearing water-content contact lenses.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include stinging eyes, headache, blepharitis (erosion of eyelids), conjunctivitis, angioneurotic edema (swollen eyes), eye mucus and bloodshot eyes. 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.
  • respiratory distress, facial swelling [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

  • Particles may not disperse even when shaken. Store Upward.
  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store at room temperature, away from direct sunlight.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.
  • Do not replace it in other containers. (cause of misuse and quality change)
  • Do not put other thing in the container and use it.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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