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Published: 11/2014

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 :
GLANATEC ophthalmic solution 0.4%
 Active ingredient:
Ripasudil hydrochloride hydrate
 Dosage form:
colorless to pale yellow limpid ophthalmic solution, (bottle) clear and colorless, (cap) deep green
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine inhibits Rho kinase and promotes drainage of aqueous humor from main outflow. It consequently decreases intraocular pressure.
It is usually used to treat glaucoma and ocular hypertension when other medicines for glaucoma have insufficient effect or can not be used.

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, apply 1 drop at a time, twice a day. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Apply the medicine so as not to touch the eye directly with the eyedropper tip.
  • If you need to use other eye drops at the same time, wait more than 5 minutes.
  • Avoid applying the medicine when you are wearing soft contact lens.
  • If you miss a dose, apply 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 apply two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally apply more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop applying 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 conjunctival congestion, conjunctival inflammation, blepharitis and eye irritation. 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.
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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