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Published: 10/2012

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 :
Sosegon Tablets 25mg
 Active ingredient:
Pentazocine hydrochloride
 Dosage form:
white tablets, diameter 6.7mm, thick 3.1mm
 Print on wrapping:
MI210

Effects of this medicine

This medicine blocks the pain pathway to the central nervous system and controls pain.
It is usually used to manage pain in patients with cancer.

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 have head trauma or increased intracranial pressure.
    If you are in a condition of respiratory depression or poor general condition.
  • 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 to 2 tablet/s (25 to 50mg of the active ingredient) at a time. The dosage may be adjusted according to the patient's age and symptoms. If you need another dose, take it 3 to 5 hours
    apart. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, the missed dose should be taken at least 3 hours apart before the next dose. 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

  • Do not operate dangerous machinery such as driving a car while you are taking this medicine.
    (Sleepiness, dizziness or a swaying feeling may occur.) Alcohol intake may enhance the effect of this medicine. Refrain from drinking alcohol while you are taking this medicine.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include nausea/vomiting, dizziness, swaying feeling, sweating, somnolence, rash and erythema multiforme. 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, dizziness on standing up  [shock, anaphylactoid symptoms]
  • difficulty with breathing [respiratory depression]
  • inability to stop taking the medicine [drug dependence]
  • throat pain, headache, muscle pain [agranulocytosis]
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.Consult with your dispensing pharmacy when you discard the medicine.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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