くすりのしおり

Injection
Revised: 12/2015

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 :
ZALTIRON INJECTION
 Active ingredient:
Chondroitin sulfate sodium
Sodium salicylate
 Dosage form:
injection
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine improves pain in neuralgia and low back pain through stabilizing effects of chondroitin sulfate on collagen fibers (the main component of connective tissue), and anti-inflammatory/analgesic effects of sodium salicylate.
It is usually used to treat symptomatic neuralgia and low back pain.

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, possibly 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, inject this medicine intravenously, once a day.
  • The treatment span will depend on your symptoms. This medicine is used only when you are unable to take analgesics or symptoms need to be rapidly improved.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include rash, edema, rhinitis-like symptoms, conjunctivitis, anemia, ringing in the ear, deafness, dizziness, jaundice and renal disorder (edema, decreased urine output). 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.
  • tightness in the chest, decreased blood pressure, facial pallor [shock]
  • fever, conjunctival hyperemia of the eyes, facial and generalized flushing [mucocutaneous ocular syndrome, erythroderma (exfoliative dermatitis)]
  • bruise, gum/nose bleeding, fever [aplastic anemia]
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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