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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 :
ZALTOPROFEN TABLETS 80mg "TOWA"
 Active ingredient:
Zaltoprofen
 Dosage form:
white tablet, diameter: 7.6 mm, thickness: 3.3 mm
 Print on wrapping:
ザルトプロフェン80mg「トーワ」,Zaltoprofen 80,ザルトプロフェン,80mg,Tw278,鎮痛または消炎剤

Effects of this medicine

This medicine inhibits the biosynthesis of prostaglandin to exhibit anti-inflammatory or anti-analgesic activities.
It is usually used for anti-inflammation and analgesia in rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, low back pain, shoulder periarthritis, cervicobrachial syndrome as well as pain after operation, injuries or tooth removal.

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 peptic ulcer, blood abnormality, hepatic disorder, renal disorder or cardiac dysfunction.
    If you have a current or past history of aspirin asthma.
  • 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 (80 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, 3 times a day. If the medicine is taken as needed, take 1 to 2 tablets (80 mg to 160 mg) at a time. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take a dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue 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

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include gastric discomfort, gastric pain, nausea, diarrhea, heartburn, rash, itch, photosensitivity, exanthem and eczema. 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.
  • respiratory distress, decreased blood pressure, hives [shock, anaphylactoid symptoms]
  • decreased urinary volume, edema, headache  [acute renal failure, nephrotic syndrome]
  • general malaise, loss of appetite, yellowing of the skin and the white of eyes [hepatic dysfunction]
  • pain in the pit of the stomach, nausea, vomiting, melena [peptic ulcer, large/small intestinal ulcer, colitis haemorrhagic]
  • fever, sore throat, nose/gum bleeding [agranulocytosis, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia]
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. Ask the pharmacist how to discard.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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