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Revised: 2/2009

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 :
GEBEN Cream1%
 Active ingredient:
Sulfadiazine silver
 Dosage form:
white creamy ointment
 Print on wrapping:
ゲーベンクリーム1%, GEBEN cream 1%

Effects of this medicine

This medicine shows antibacterial action by attacking their cell membranes and their cell walls.
It is usually used to treat skin infections in wounds, burns, surgical wounds, and skin ulcer such as bedsores.

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 the patient is a neonate or low birth weight baby.
    If you have mild thermal burn.
  • 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, apply a 2 to 3 mm thickness of cream directly to the affected area once a day. Or, apply a gauze spread with cream and wrap in bandages. From the second day, wipe the area clean with gauze or wash with lukewarm water before the next application. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Do not apply this medicine into your eyes because it is not for ophthalmic use.
  • If you miss a dose, use the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose.
  • If you accidentally use more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop using 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 pain, rash, redness, dermatitis contact, photosensitivity, pyogenic infection caused by resistance bacteria or insensitive bacteria, and anaemia. 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.
  • fever, sore throat, bleeding from the nose or the gums [pancytopenia]
  • skin redness with pain, hot feeling of skin [skin necrosis]
  • fever, eczema, nausea [nephritis interstitial]
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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