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Published: 6/2017

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 :
HEPARINOID GEL 0.3% "TOWA"
 Active ingredient:
Heparinoid
 Dosage form:
colorless to faint yellow limpid gel
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine suppresses inflammation in the area of application and relieves pain and swelling due to blood circulation disorder through the anti-inflammatory and blood circulation-promoting effects of the heparinoid.
It is usually used to treat thrombophlebitis (including hemorrhoids), pain and inflammatory diseases due to blood circulation disorder, progressive keratoderma of finger and palm, swelling/hematoma/tenosynovitis/muscle pain/arthritis after injury (bruise, sprain or contusion), or to treat and prevent hypertrophic scar/keloid.

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 hemorrhagic blood disease (such as hemophilia, thrombocytopenia and purpura).
    If you are at risk of falling into a serious condition from just a small amount of bleeding.
  • 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, gently rub an appropriate amount of the medicine or spread it on a gauze and then apply on the affected area, once to several times a day. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Do not apply the medicine to your eyes or wounds (ulcers or eroded surfaces).
  • If you miss a dose, apply the missed dose when you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow your regular dosing schedule.
  • If you accidentally apply more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop applying 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 skin irritation, itch, redness and rash. 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 direct sunlight, 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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