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Revised: 9/2011

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 :
PIMARICIN OPHTHALMIC SUSPENSION 5% "SENJU"
 Active ingredient:
Pimaricin
 Dosage form:
(When shook and mixed) slightly yellowish milky white to pale yellow milky white ophthalmic suspension
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine impedes membrane penetrability of fungal cell, and shows antifungal action.
It is usually used in the treatment of keratomycosis.

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 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))
  • General dosage regimen: Shake the bottle well each time using the medicine, and apply 1 to 2 drops at a time, 6 to 8 times daily. The dosage may be adjusted according to the symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor/pharmacist.
  • Before using, wash your hands with soap. Apply the medicine not to touch the tip of eyedropper to any surface of the eye. After instilling, close your eyes and do not blink 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, wait more than 5 minutes.
  • If you remember that you missed 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. DO NOT apply double doses to make up for the missed dose.
  • If you used too 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

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

Common side effects are reported as below. If any of them occurs, check with your doctor/pharmacist: conjunctival congestion, irritation in the eye, blepharitis (eyelid inflammation), corneal erosion (foreign-body sensation, eye pain, sensitive to light, teary eye), itching in the eye, foreign-body sensation in the eye, 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.
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 at room temperature (1-30℃), away from direct sunlight.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.
  • To avoid improper use and quality loss, do not transfer this solution to any other bottle or container.
  • Do not use any other solution in this bottle.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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