くすりのしおり

Injection
Revised: 6/2018

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 :
Sodium Hyaluronate Intra-articular Injection 25mg "Nichiiko"
 Active ingredient:
Purified sodium hyaluronate
 Dosage form:
injection
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine has the coating and protective effect on articular cartilage surface to relieve pain and improve joint range movement.
It is usually used to treat knee osteoarthritis, shoulder periarthritis and knee pain in rheumatoid arthritis.

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))
  • Knee osteoarthritis, shoulder periarthritis: In general, inject into the knee joint space or shoulder joint once a week for five consecutive times. The treatment duration is determined according to symptoms of the patient.
    Knee pain in rheumatoid arthritis: In general, inject into the knee joint space once a week for five consecutive times.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include rash such as hives, itch, edema (face, eyelid, etc), facial redness, pain in the injected joint (mainly transient pain after injection) and swelling. 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.
  • pale face, cold sweat, dizziness on standing up [shock]
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

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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