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Published: 10/2009

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 :
FENAZOX CAPSULES 50mg
 Active ingredient:
Amfenac sodium hydrate
 Dosage form:
yellowish red capsule, major axis: 15.9 mm, thickness: 5.7 mm
 Print on wrapping:
フェナゾックス50mg, F-04, FENAZOX50mg

Effects of this medicine

This medicine inhibits the synthesis of prostaglandins involved in inflammation to exert anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects.
It is usually used to relieve inflammation and pain in chronic rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, low back pain, shoulder periarthritis, cervico-omo-brachial syndrome, temporomandibular joint disease, post-operative state, post-traumatic state or post-odontectomy state.

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 have a history of peptic ulcer, blood disorder, liver disorder, renal disorder, cardiac function failure or aspirin asthma.
    If you are predisposed to allergy or have bronchial asthma.
  • 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 adults: In general, take 1 capsule (50 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, 4 times a day, after each meal and before bedtime. When used as needed, take 1 capsule (50 mg of the active ingredient) at a time. The dosage may be adjusted according to the age or symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible. If there is less than 3 hours to the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow 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 gastric distress, gastric pain, diarrhea, rash, edema, depilation, tinnitus, malaise, neck pain, hoarseness and atypical genital bleeding. 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.
  • pale face, cold sweat, dizziness on standing up [shock]
  • pain in the pit of stomach, heartburn, black stool [peptic ulcer, gastrointestinal hemorrhage]
  • oliguria, general marked swelling, respiratory distress [nephritic syndrome]
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 reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them. Seek advice of your pharmacy or medical institution about proper disposal of the unused medicines.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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