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Revised: 12/2015

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 :
Menilet 70% Jelly 30g
 Active ingredient:
Isosorbide
 Dosage form:
brown jelly
 Print on wrapping:
lid of the cup:メニレット70%ゼリー30g, 30g

Effects of this medicine

This medicine has diuretic effect and is effective in reducing brain pressure, intraocular pressure and endolymphatic pressure by hightening plasma osmolaritic pressure,
It is usually used to reduce intracranial high pressure due to brain tumor/head injury; and intraocular pressure of glaucoma. It is also used as diuretics for excreting kidney/urinary stones and to treat Meniere's disease.

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 intracranial hematoma.
  • 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))
  • Reducing brain pressure, intraocular pressure and for diuretics: In general, for adults, take 2 and one third to 4 and two third cups (49 to 98g of the active ingredient) daily, in 2 to 3 divided doses.
    Meniere's disease
    , In general, for adults, standard daily dose per weight is 1.5 to 2.0g/kg (1.05 to 1.4g of the active ingredient), and take 3 to 4 cups daily (63 to 84g) daily, 3 times a day after meals.
    1 cup contains 21g of the active ingredient. The dosage may be adjusted according to your disease or symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor and pharmacist.
  • If you miss 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

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, rash and erythema. 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.
  • rash, breathing difficulty, palpitation [shock, anaphylactoid symptoms]
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 this medicine out of the reach of children and away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Keep the medicine in the aluminum package untill just before taking. Discard the remainder. Do not store them.
  • This medicine contains natural agar (vegetable gelatine). The effect/quality of the medicine is unharmed even if the jelly may change its softness.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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