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Published: 9/2013

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 :
Pelex Combination Granule
 Active ingredient:
Salicylamide
Acetaminophen
Anhydrous caffeine
Chlorpheniramine maleate
 Dosage form:
White granules
 Print on wrapping:
ペレックス配合顆粒 1.0g

Effects of this medicine

This is a nonpyrazolone combination cold medicine and relieves cold symptoms such as fever, pain and runny/stuffy nose by four active ingredients including antipyretic analgesic and antihistamine.
It is usually used to improve or relieve the symptoms including nasal discharge/congestion, pharyngeal/laryngeal pain, cough, sputum, headache, arthralgia, myalgia and fever, associated with common cold or upper respiratory inflammation.

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 a patient with gastric or duodenal ulcer, aspirin asthma or its history, glaucoma, difficulty in urination, hepatic or renal function disorder, bleeding tendency, or bronchial asthma.
    If you are under 15 years old with varicella or influenza.
  • 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 g or 1 sachet (1 g) at a time, 3 to 4 times daily. However, the dosage may be adjusted according to your disease, age and symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you missed a dose, take a 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

  • The medicine may cause drowsiness; do not drive a vehicle or operate dangerous machinery.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while you are taking the medicine. (Alcohol may intensify the effect of the medicine.)

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include anorexia, gastric discomfort, sleepiness, rash, edema, rhinitis-like symptom and conjunctivitis. 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.
  • breathing difficulty, generalized flushing, hives [shock, anaphylactoid reactions]
  • fever, erythema/blister, bloodshot eyes [mucocutaneous ocular syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, exfoliative dermatitis]
  • dizziness, fever, general malaise [aplastic anemia, agranulocytosis]
  • labored breathing, wheezing [asthma attack induced]
  • fever, dry cough, shortness of breath [drug-induced interstitial pneumonia]
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 the medicine 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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