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Revised: 4/2016

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 :
PRANLUKAST DS 10%"OHARA"
 Active ingredient:
Pranlukast hydrate
 Dosage form:
white to faintly yellowish white dry syrup
 Print on wrapping:
プランルカストDS10% 「オーハラ」, 10%, OH-139, 50 mg/包, 0.5 g, 70 mg/包, 0.7 g, 100 mg/包, 1 g,

Effects of this medicine

This medicine suppresses the action of a substance related to the contraction of bronchi (leukotriene) and airway inflammation to improve symptoms associated with bronchial asthma or allergic rhinitis.
It is usually used to treat bronchial asthma and allergic rhinitis. However, it is not intended to stop an asthma attack that has already started.

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 children, suspend in water before use and then take 35 mg/kg (3.5 mg/kg of the active ingredient) at a time, twice a day, after breakfast and dinner. The dosage may be adjusted according to the disease, age and symptoms. However, the maximum daily dose is 100 mg/kg (10 mg/kg), and shoul not exceed 4.5 g (450 mg) as the usual daily dose for adults. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for 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 nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, gastric discomfort, diarrhea, convulsion, headache, sleepiness, rash, hives, itch, erythema exsudativum multiforme, pain in limbs, enlargement of breasts, breast induration, breast pain and gynecomastia. 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.
  • conscious disorder, respiratory distress, rash [shock, anaphylaxis]
  • fever, sore throat, general malaise [leukopenia]
  • purpura, nose bleeding, gum bleeding [decreased platelets]
  • fever, cough, respiratory distress [interstitial pneumonia, eosinophilic pneumonia]
  • muscle pain, lassitude, reddish brown urine [rhabdomyolysis]
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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