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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 :
CEFDITOREN PIVOXIL TABLETS 100mg "TOWA"
 Active ingredient:
Cefditoren pivoxil
 Dosage form:
white tablet, major axis 12.3 mm, minor axis 5.8 mm, thickness 4.1 mm
 Print on wrapping:
Tw721, セフジトレンピボキシル100mg「トーワ」, 抗生物質

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is cephem antibiotic agent. It inhibits the synthesis of bacterial cell wall to show the bactericidal antibacterial effects.
It is usually used in the treatment of wide-range infections such as skin infections, respiratory infections, urinary tract infections, gynecological infections, ophthalmological infections, otorhinological infections and dental infections.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you ever experienced any allergic reaction (itch, rash etc.) to any medicine.
    If you are a patient with renal impairment.
    If you are or any of your parents or siblings is prone to allergic symptoms such as bronchial asthma, rash or hives.
  • 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, take 1 tablet [100 mg (titer) of the active ingredient] at a time, 3 times a day, after meals. The dosage may be adjusted according to disease, age and symptoms of the patient. If the symptoms are severe or the effect is insufficient, take 2 tablets [200 mg (titer)] at a time, 3 times a day, after meals. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue 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 diarrhea, loose stool, nausea, gastric discomfort, rash, hives, erythema, itch, fever, swelling of lymph nodes and joint pain. 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.
  • feeling unwell, oral discomfort, dizziness [shock, anaphylaxis]
  • fever, frequent diarrhea, abdominal pain [serious colitis with bloody stool such as pseudomembranous colitis]
  • fever, erythema with edema in the center, bloodshot eyes [oculomucocutaneous syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis]
  • fever, dry cough, respiratory distress [interstitial pneumonia, PIE syndrome]
  • general malaise, loss of appetite, yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes [liver dysfunction]
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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