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Published: 12/2013

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 :
BENFOTIAMINE TABLETS 25 mg "TOWA"
 Active ingredient:
Benfotiamine
 Dosage form:
white tablet, diameter: 8.2 mm, thickness: 4.8 mm
 Print on wrapping:
Tw304, ベンフォチアミン25 mg, 25 mg

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is a vitamin B1 derivative, with a greater bioavailability compared to natural vitamin B1. This medicine improves disorders of the nerve function and myocardial metabolism and increases bowel peristalsis.
It is usually used for the prevention and treatment of vitamin B1 deficiency, to supplement vitamin B1 in situations where your body needs more vitamin B1 but dietary intake is insufficient (e.g., degenerative disease, hyperthyroidism, pregnancy, lactation or heavy labor) and for various conditions in which Wernicke's encephalopathy, shoshin beriberi, vitamin B1 deficiency or metabolic disorder is assumed to be involved (nerve pain, muscle pain, joint pain, peripheral neuritis/peripheral nerve palsy, myocardial metabolism disorder and gastrointestinal motility disorder, such as constipation).

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, take 5 to 100 mg a day as thiamine chloride hydrochloride. The dosage may be adjusted according to your disease, age or symptoms. Each tablet contains 25 mg as thiamine chloride hydrochloride. Strictly follow the instructions .
  • If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, 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 stomach discomfort, loss of appetite, nausea and diarrhea. If any of them occurs, 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 direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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