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Revised: 6/2019

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 :
XOFLUZA Tablets 20mg
 Active ingredient:
Baloxavir marboxil
 Dosage form:
white to light yellowish white tablet, major axis: 8.5 mm, minor axis: 4.4 mm, thickness: 3.40 mm
 Print on wrapping:
(表)ゾフルーザ 20mg,(裏)ゾフルーザ 20mg 772 20

Effects of this medicine

This medicine inhibits influenza viral growth in cells, thereby relieving symptoms of influenza.
It is usually used for the treatment of type A or type B influenza infection.

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))
  • In general, for adults and children at age of 12 years old or more, take 2 tablets (40 mg as active ingredient) at a time, in a single dose. For these with body weight of 80 kg or more, take 4 tablets (80 mg) at a time, in a single dose.
    In general, for children at age of 12 years old or less, take 2 tablets (40 mg) at a time for these with body weight of 40 kg or more, take a tablet (20 mg) at a time for these with body weight of 20 to 40 kg, take 10 mg at a time for these with body weight of 20 kg or less, in a single dose in each case.
    Strictly follow the instructions.
  • 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

  • There have been some reports that patients with influenza had abnormal behaviors regardless of usage or types of anti-influenza virus medicines. Since many severe abnormal behaviors at risk of leading to accidents like a fall are said to have occurred in children or underage boys after school age and within 2 days after fever, pay attention to it.
  • If you are breastfeeding, avoid it while taking this medicine.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include diarrhea and nausea. 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.
  • facial pallor, breathing difficulty, itch  [shock, anaphylaxis]
  • breaking out in a run, wandering  [abnormal behavior]
  • bloody stool, nasal bleeding, bloody urine  [bleeding]
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 the medicine out of the reach of infants and children. Store it at room temperature (1 to 30 degrees Celsius) away from direct sunlight and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.
  • [To parental guardians etc.] In case the child or the minor after school age are recuperated at home, the parental guardians etc. should take measures to prevent accidents like a fall for at least 2 days after fever.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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