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Published: 8/2015

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 :
OKINAZOLE Vaginal Tablets 600mg
 Active ingredient:
Oxiconazole nitrate
 Dosage form:
white vaginal tablet, major axis: 20mm, minor axis: 12mm, thickness: approximately 5.7mm
 Print on wrapping:
オキナゾール600mg, OKINAZOLE600mg

Effects of this medicine

This medicine exerts a fungicidal effect on candida cell membrane and suppresses inflammation or itching by inhibiting growth of candida.
It is usually used to treat vaginitis and vulvovaginitis caused by candida.

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, for adults, place 1 tablet (600 mg of the active ingredient) deeply in the vagina at a time, once weekly. You may use additional 1 tablet (600 mg of the active ingredient) at a time according to your symptom. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • The medicine is for use in the vagina only and must not be taken orally.
  • If you miss a dose, use the missed dose as soon as possible. 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 redness localised/irritation/irritated sensation/pain in the vagina and hypersensitivity (itching, rash, etc.). 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. [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.
  • 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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