くすりのしおり

Injection
Published: 2/2015

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 :
EDARAVONE for I.V. Infusion 30mg "MEIJI"
 Active ingredient:
Edaravone
 Dosage form:
injection
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Effects of this medicine

This medicine scavenges harmful free radicals which increase in region with a poor blood flow and protects brain.
It is usually used to improve neurologic signs, impaired activities of daily living and functional disorder associated with an acute phase of stroke.

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 renal dysfunction, infection, liver dysfunction, heart disease or conscious disorder.
  • 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, this medicine is administered by intravenous infusion over a period of 30 minutes twice a day.
  • The treatment span should not exceed 14 days.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • Frequent blood tests will be performed ( the frequency depends on your symptoms) to check your renal/hepatic/blood function.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include fever, rash, redness, swelling, wheals, itching and erythema. 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.
  • decreased urine output, edema, malaise [acute renal failure, nephrotic syndrome]
  • general malaise, loss of appetite, yellowing of the skin and the white of eyes [fulminant hepatitis, liver dysfunction, jaundice]
  • nose/gum bleeding, fever, sore throat [thrombocytopenia, granulocytopenia]
  • bruise, nose/gum bleeding, palpitation and shortness of breath [disseminated intravascular coagulation]
  • fever, cough, respiratory distress [acute lung disorder]
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

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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