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Revised: 7/2009

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 :
U-PASTA KOWA oint. 8g pack
 Active ingredient:
Sucrose
Povidone-iodine
 Dosage form:
brown sheet-like ointment
 Print on wrapping:
KK660

Effects of this medicine

This medicine has wound healing effect and bactericidal effect. It stimulates granulation and epidermal regeneration to prompt wound healing.
It is usually used to treat pressure ulcer and skin ulcer.

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 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))
  • General dosage regimen: After cleaning up the affected area, apply an appropriate amount to the affected part directly and cover with a gauze, once to twice a day. Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor/pharmacist.
  • Do not apply into the eye.
  • Apply the missed dose when you remembered that you missed a dose. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. DO NOT use double doses to make up for the missed dose.
  • If you used much of the medicine (more than ordered), check with your doctor/pharmacist.
  • Do not stop using the medicine without the instructions of your doctor.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • Wash out the ointment that adhered to your clothes/accessories.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

Common side effects are reported as below. If any of them occurs, check with your doctor/pharmacist: pain in affected area, redness, stimulating feeling, dermatitis, itch, iodine eruption, etc.
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.
  • breathing difficulty, discomfort feeling, edema  [shock, anaphylactoid symptoms]
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 away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Open the package just before using and discard the remainder as it tend to absorb moisture.
  • 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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