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Published: 11/2009

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 :
REBAMIPIDE Tablets 100mg "NS"
 Active ingredient:
Rebamipide
 Dosage form:
white tablet, diameter: 7.6mm, thickness: 3.6mm
 Print on wrapping:
レバミピド錠100mg「NS」, Rebamipide Tab.100mg ”NS”, NS290, レバミピド, 100mg

Effects of this medicine

This medicine protects against gastric mucosal injury by increasing the prostaglandin E2 content and exerting a cytoprotective effect on the gastric mucosa. The medicine also increases the amount of gastric mucus and stimulates gastric mucosal blood flow to improve impaired hemodynamics, thus helps to suppress inflammation and repair the gastric mucosa.
It is usually used for treatment of gastric ulcer and for improvement of gastric mucosal lesions (erosion, bleeding, redness and edema) in acute gastritis and acute exacerbation of chronic gastritis.

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))
  • For gastric ulcer: In general, for adults, take 1 tablet (100 mg of active ingredient) at a time, 3 times daily in the morning, evening, and before bedtime.
    For gastric mucosal lesions (erosion, bleeding, redness, and edema) in acute gastritis and acute exacerbation of chronic gastritis: In general, for adults, take 1 tablet (100 mg of active ingredient) at a time, 3 times daily.
    In any cases, strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it is close to the 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 hypersensitivity symptoms such as rash, itch and drug-eruption-like eczema, and hives. 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.
  • cold sweat, decreased blood pressure, respiratory distress [shock]
  • swelling around the eyes or mouth, hives, respiratory distress [anaphylactoid symptoms]
  • throat pain, fever, malaise [decreased white blood cell count]
  • nose bleeding, gum bleeding, subcutaneous bleeding in limbs [decreased platelet count]
  • general malaise, loss of appetite, yellowing in skin and mucosa [liver dysfunction, jaundice]
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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