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Revised: 12/2016

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 :
HALIZON Syrup 100mg/mL
 Active ingredient:
Amphotericin B
 Dosage form:
orange thick syrup
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine shows antibacterial action by binding to the fungal cell membrane to damage the structure and permeability of the cell membrane.
It is usually used to treat candida overgrowth in the digestive tract.

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, shake the bottle well before use and, for children, take 0.5 to 1 mL (50 to 100 mg as the active ingredient [titer]) at a time using the dropper attached. Pay attention not to let the dropper directly touch your mouth, and take the medicine 2 to 4 times a day after meals. 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. You should not take two doses at one time.
  • No particular problems are expected even if you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • Your teeth may turn yellow in some cases. However, it can easily be removed by brushing your teeth.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include fever, rash, itch, hives, angioedema, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, diarrhea, stomatitis, abdominal bloating and gastric 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.
  • erythema/blister, conjunctival hyperemia of the eye, mucosal eruption with pain in the oral mucosa [mucocutaneous ocular syndrome]
  • erythema, fever, erosion [toxic epidermal necrolysis]
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. Ask your pharmacy or medical institution on how to discard the remainder.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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