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Revised: 12/2013

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 :
ZEPELIN OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION 0.1%
 Active ingredient:
Acitazanolast hydrate
 Dosage form:
clear and colorless ophthalmic solution, (cap) translucent pale green
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine improves allergic symptoms by suppressing release of chemical mediators such as histamine causing allergy.
It is usually used to treat 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, apply 1 to 2 drops at a time, four times (morning/noon/evening/bedtime) a day. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Avoid the dropper tip touching eye directly.
  • If the eye drop gets eyelid, wipe off immediately.
  • If you need to use any other eye drops at the same time, wait more than 5 minutes to use.
  • If you miss a dose, apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. You should not 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

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include stimulation in the eye, eye pain, lacrimation increase, blepharitis, eyelid dermatitis, edema in eyelid, conjunctival congestion and contact dermatitis. 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 away from direct sunlight, 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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