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Revised: 12/2018

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 :
AFLOQUALONE TABLETS 20mg "TOWA"
 Active ingredient:
Afloqualone
 Dosage form:
white tablet, diameter: 8.0 mm, thickness: 4.4 mm
 Print on wrapping:
Tw.AS, アフロクアロン20mg「トーワ」, 20mg

Effects of this medicine

This medicine releases tension by blocking the nerves that control muscle movement in the spinal cord and brain stem, alleviating symptoms such as tightness, rigidity and stiffness.It is usually used to improve muscle tightness caused by cervico-omo-brachial syndrome/low back pain and to treat spastic paralysis caused by cerebrovascular disorder/cerebral palsy/spastic spinal cord paralysis/spinal vascular disorder/cervical spondylosis/ossification of posterior longitudinal ligament/multiple sclerosis/amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/spinocerebellar degeneration/aftereffects of trauma (spinal injury, head injury)/aftereffects of surgery (including brain/spinal tumors)/other cerebrospinal illnesses.

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, for adults, take 1 tablet (20 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, 3 times a day. The dosage may be adjusted according to your age and symptoms. 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 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

  • This medicine may cause decrease in reflex movement or drowsiness. Do not operate dangerous machinery, such as driving a car.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include drowsiness, light headedness, dizziness, photosensitivity, rash and itch. 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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