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Published: 3/2014

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 :
PA TABLETS
 Active ingredient:
Salicylamide
Acetaminophen
Anhydrous caffeine
Promethazine methylenedisalicylate
 Dosage form:
white to faintly yellowish white tablet, diameter: 9.0 mm, thickness: 5.0 mm
 Print on wrapping:
(Face) ZE22, PA, (Back) ピーエイ

Effects of this medicine

This medicine relieves cold symptoms with combination of ingredients showing antipyretic/analgesic, anti-histamic and supplementary analgesic actions.
It is usually used for improvement or relief of the symptoms including nasal discharge, nasal obstruction, pharyngeal and laryngeal pain, headache, arthralgia, myalgia and fever, associated with common cold or inflammation in upper respiratory 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 have: gastric or duodenal ulcer, aspirin-induced asthma or its history, glaucoma, obstructive diseases in urinary tract such as prostatic hypertrophy, or hepatic function 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))
  • In general, for adults, take 2 tablets at a time, 4 times daily. The dosage may be adjusted according to your disease, age and symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is close to your next dose, skip the missed dose. 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 drowsiness. Avoid operating dangerous machinery such as driving a car.
  • Pay close attention that alcohol (drinking) may intensify the therapeutic effect or adverse reactions of the medicine.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include sleepiness, thirst, loss of appetite, hyperventilation, rash, edema, nasal inflammation-like symptoms, conjunctivitis and anemia. 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.
  • dyspnea, angioedema (swelling around eyes and/or lips), hives [shock, anaphylactoid symptoms]
  • high fever, bloodshot eyes, erosion in mucous membrane of skin and/or fluid-filled blister [toxic epidermal necrolysis, mucocutaneous ocular syndrome, acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis, exfoliative dermatitis]
  • palpitation or shortness of breath, fever, bleeding from gum [aplastic anemia, pancytopenia, agranulocytosis, hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia]
  • cough, respiratory distress, fever [interstitial pneumonia, eosinophilic pneumonia]
  • malaise, loss of appetite, yellowing of the skin and the white of eyes [fulminant hepatitis, hepatic function disorder, jaundice]
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.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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