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Revised: 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 :
HAPSTAR-ID70mg
 Active ingredient:
Indometacin
 Dosage form:
white to pale yellow plaster, 10 cm x 14 cm
 Print on wrapping:
ハップスターID70mg, 外用薬, 外用鎮痛消炎剤, HID

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is absorbed through skin and suppresses production of prostaglandin, which is related to inflammation. It consequently relieves inflammation and pain in the application sites.
It is usually used for anti-inflammation and analgesia in osteoarthritis, shoulder periarthritis, tendonitis/tenosynovitis, peritendinitis, humeral epicondylitis (tennis elbow, etc.), muscular pain, swelling/pain after injury.

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 aspirin-induced asthma or a history of it.
  • 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 to the affected area twice a day. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Please fix with tape, etc. to prevent displacement as necessary.
  • Avoid applying to injured area, mucosa or area with eczema or rash.
  • If you miss a dose, apply a dose as soon as you remember. You should never apply two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally apply more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop applying 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 redness, itch, rash and erosion. 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 light, heat and moisture. Be sure to close the top of package once the package has been opened.
  • 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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