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Published: 12/2013

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 :
PANTETHINE TABLETS 100mg "YD"
 Active ingredient:
Pantethine
 Dosage form:
yellow tablet, diameter: 9.1 mm, thickness: 4.0 mm
 Print on wrapping:
パンテチン錠100mg「YD」,パンテチン,n860,100mg,Pantethine 100mg,パンテチン100mg「YD」

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is precursor of CoA in the body. It has the follwing effects: lowering serum total cholesterol and serum triglyceride, increasing serum HDL-cholesterol, promoting oxidation of fatty acid and cholesterol metabolism of vascular wall, improving platelets counts and promoting bowel movement.
It is usually used to prevent and to treat pantothenic acid deficiency, and hyperlipidemia, eczema, constipation and blood disease associated with pantothenic acid deficiency.

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))
  • Pantothenic acid deficiency or when the demand of pantothenic acid increases : In general, for adults, take 30 to 180 mg of active ingredient a day, in 1 to 3 divided doses.
    Atonic constipation, improvement of platelets counts and bleeding tendency by blood disorder : In general, for adults, take 300 to 600 mg of active ingredient a day, in 1 to 3 divided doses.
    Hyperlipidemia : In general, for adults, take 600 mg of active ingredient a day, in 3 divided doses.
    The dosage may be adjusted according to disease, age and symptoms of the patient in any case. This preparation contains 100mg of the active ingredient in a tablet. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take a dose as soon as you remember. 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 diarrhea and loose stool. 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 light, 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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