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Published: 10/2009

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 :
Aftach Oral Adhesive Tablet 25mcg
 Active ingredient:
Triamcinolone acetonide
 Dosage form:
white + orange double-layered adhesive tablet, diameter: 7 mm, thickness: 1.1 mm
 Print on wrapping:
アフタッチ

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is an adhesive tablet containing synthetic adrenal cortex hormone, which shows anti-inflammatory/anti-allergic actions to suppress inflammation associated with stomatitis.
It is usually used to treat aphthous stomatitis.

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 oral infection.
  • 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, apply 1 tablet (0.025 mg of the active ingredient) per 1 affected area at a time, once to twice a day. The white side of the tablet should be attached to the affected mucosa. The dosage may be increased according to your symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions. (For details, refer to the instructions for use.)
  • This medicine is an adhesive tablet for stomatitis. Do not swallow it. Even if you accidentally swallow the medicine, there should be no harmful effect, as a single tablet contains an extremely small amount of the active ingredient. However, if you swallow a large amount of the medicine or notice any unusual symptom, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Pay attention when you use this medicine in infants, as they may remove the medicine with their fingers after application. The medicine will dissolve naturally.
  • If you miss a dose, apply the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow your next dosing schedule.
  • If you accidentally apply 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 oral infection, bronchial asthma attack, facial edema and rash. 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.
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 heat and moisture. Store in a light shielding condition.
  • 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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