くすりのしおり

Injection
Revised: 3/2019

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 :
RAPIACTA Bag 300mg for Intravenous Drip Infusion
 Active ingredient:
Peramivir hydrate
 Dosage form:
injection
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine inhibits the release of viruses from cells infected with influenza viruses, thereby showing an inhibitory action against proliferation of viruses.
It is usually used for the treatment of influenza A and B viral infections.

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 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 and children, this medicine is administered once a day by an intravenous drip infusion over a period of 15 minutes or longer.
  • It is usually used by a single infusion (only one time). However, according to complications or symptoms it may be used for more than 2 days.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • There have been some reports that patients with influenza had abnormal behaviors regardless of usage or types of anti-influenza virus medicines. Since many severe abnormal behaviors at risk of leading to accidents like a fall are said to have occurred in children or underage boys after school age and within 2 days after fever, pay attention to it.
  • If you are breastfeeding, avoid it for 2 or 3 days after the treatment.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include diarrhea, nausea and vomiting. 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.
  • hypotension, facial pallor, cold sweat  [shock, anaphylaxis]
  • fever, sore throat  [leukopenia, neutropenia]
  • malaise, loss of appetite, yellowness in skin or in the white of eyes  [hepatic function disorder, jaundice]
  • swelling, malaise, decreased urine output or anuria  [acute renal disorder]
  • breaking out in a run, wandering  [abnormal behavior]
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

  • [To parental guardians etc.] In case the child or the minor after school age are recuperated at home, the parental guardians etc. should take measures to prevent accidents like a fall for at least 2 days after fever.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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