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Revised: 1/2017

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 :
BASEN Tablets 0.3
 Active ingredient:
Voglibose
 Dosage form:
white to yellowish white tablets, φ8.1 mm, thickness 3.1 mm
 Print on wrapping:
(Face) 352 0.3 (Back) ベイスン0.3食直前に服用 0.3

Effects of this medicine

This medicine delays glucose absorption from the small intestine by blocking the enzyme which degrades carbohydrates to glucose.
It suppresses a rapid elevation of postprandial blood glucose in patients with diabetes mellitus.
Usually, used for treatment of diabetes mellitus.

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 have severe ketosis, diabetic coma or precoma, or infection; are in a pre- or postoperative state; have a serious injury; have undergone a laparotomy; have experienced bowel obstruction; or have Roemheld syndrome, intestinal disorder, liver disorder, or renal disorder.
  • 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))
  • General dosage regimen: for adults, take 0.2 mg of the active ingredient at a time immediately before meal, three times a day. The dosage may be increased up to 0.3 mg of the active ingredient at a time immediately before meal, three times a day, if the effect is insufficient. Each tablet contains 0.3 mg of the active ingredient. Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor/pharmacist.
  • If you miss a dose, take one dose immediately before the next meal. DO NOT take double doses to make up for the missed dose.
  • If you took too much of the medicine (more than ordered), check with your doctor/pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking the medicine without the instructions of your doctor.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • Strictly adhere to dietary instructions given and to kinesitherapy prescribed.
  • Hypoglycemia may occur. Ingest glucose in case of symptoms of hypoglycemia.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

Common side effects are reported as below. If any of them occurs, check with your doctor/pharmacist: diarrhea, soft stool, borborygmus, abdominal pain, constipation, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, heart burn, dry mouth, dizziness, anemia, numbness, edema of the face and other regions, blurred vision, glow, malaise, lassitude, sweating, hair loss, rash, itching, photosensitivity, etc.
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.
  • cold sweat, hungry feeling, trembling of hands/feet [hypoglycemia]
  • enlarged feeling of abdomen, increased flatus [bowel obstruction-like symptoms]
  • yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes, general malaise, loss of appetite [serious liver dysfunction, jaundice]
  • constipation, disturbance of consciousness [exacerbation of hyperammonemia in patients with liver cirrhosis]
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 humidity.
  • 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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