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Revised: 7/2017

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 :
MEIACT MS TABLETS 100mg
 Active ingredient:
Cefditoren pivoxil
 Dosage form:
white tablet, diameter: 8.1 mm, thickness: 4.5 mm
 Print on wrapping:
メイアクトMS100mg, meiji, M-27, MEIACT MS100mg, 服用直前に取り出してください

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is a cephem antibiotic used to treat infections. It inhibits the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall, thereby killing bacteria.
It is usually used to treat a wide range of infections, such as skin infection, respiratory infection, urinary tract infection, gynecologic infection, ophthalmologic infection, otolaryngologic infection and dental infection.

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 or your parents or siblings tend to develop allergic symptoms such as bronchial asthma, rash and hives.
    If you have renal disorder.
  • 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, take 1 tablet (100 mg [titer] of the active ingredient) at a time, 3 times a day, after meals. The dosage may be adjusted according to the age or symptoms. If the infection is severe or if the medicine does not seem to be sufficiently effective, take 2 tablets (200 mg [titer]) at a time, 3 times a day, after meals. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is 4 hours or less before the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow your regular dosing schedule. You should never take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking 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 diarrhea, loose stool, nausea, gastric distress, rash, hives, erythema, itch, fever, swollen lymph nodes, arthralgia, abnormal liver function and liver dysfunction. 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.
  • facial pallor, cold sweat, respiratory distress [shock, anaphylaxis]
  • fever, diarrhea, abdominal pain [serious colitis with bloody stools such as pseudomembranous colitis]
  • fever, erythema with central edema, conjunctival hyperemia/eye bloodshot [muco-cutaneo-ocular syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis]
  • fever, dry cough, shortness of breath [interstitial pneumonia, PIE syndrome]
  • general malaise, loss of appetite, yellowing of the skin, conjunctiva, etc. [liver dysfunction]
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 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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