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Published: 1/2015

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 :
Ethanol "Yakuhan"
 Active ingredient:
Ethanol
 Dosage form:
limpid and colorless liquid
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine shows bactericidal action toward trophic bacteria (Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria), fungi and certains type of virus, etc.
It is usually used for the disinfection of finger/skin, skin of surgery site (surgical field) and medical device.

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, first dilute 830 mL of this medicine with purified water so the solution becomes to 1,000 mL in total, then, disinfect. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Do not use on skin with wound and mucosa.
  • Be aware not to let the medicine get in your eyes. If this medicine accidentally gets into your eyes, wash your eyes with water adequately.
  • Be aware of inhalating vapor of this medicine in case of broad area or long-term use.
  • Use this medicine only for external use.
  • Note that repeated use on the same site may cause rough skin by delipidation, etc.
  • Organic compounds such as serum or pus may weaken the disinfective effect of this medicine, thoroughly wash out the substances, then use this medicine.
  • If you miss a dose, use a dose as soon as you remember. You should never use two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally use more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop using 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 rash and irritative symtoms on skin. 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 light, heat and moisture.
  • This medicine is flammable and explosive. Keep away from heat and flames.
  • 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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