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Published: 4/2013

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 :
AMEPAROMO capsules 250mg
 Active ingredient:
Paromomycin Sulfate
 Dosage form:
yellow capsule, diameter 6.9mm, length 19 mm, (body) brown
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine exerts antiprotozoal and antibacterial actions by inhibiting protein synthesis of highly sensitive pathogens.
Usually, used for the treatment of amebiasis.

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: ileus (bowel obstruction), bowel involvement, renal disorder, myasthenia gravis, damage in the vestibular or cochlear organs, and hearing loss.
  • 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 2 capsules (500mg as the active ingredient) after meal 3 times a day for 10 days. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue 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, loss of appetite, vomiting, stomachache, malabsorption, indigestion, pancreatitis, headache, dizziness, hearing loss, urticaria, rash, and blood in the urine. 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.
  • decreased urine output, swelling of the face, etc., generalized dullness [renal disorder]
  • vertigo, hearing loss [the eighth cranial nerve disorder]
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.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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