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Published: 8/2018

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 :
PAPPEN K PAP 30mg
 Active ingredient:
Ketoprofen
 Dosage form:
pap with white to faintly yellowish white plaster side, 10 cm x 14 cm
 Print on wrapping:
パッペンKパップ30 mg, S936

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory analgesic. After being absorbed through the skin where it is applied, it suppresses inflammation and relieves pain in the joints/muscles by suppressing the production of prostaglandins involved in inflammation.
It is usually used for relief of pain/inflammation in osteoarthritis, frozen shoulder, tendonitis/tenosynovitis, peritendinitis, humeral epicondylitis (tennis elbow, etc.), muscle pain and posttraumatic swelling/pain.

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 or have a history of aspirin asthma.
    If you have bronchial asthma.
    If you have a history of photosensitivity.
  • 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 this medicine to the affected area twice a day. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Do not use this medicine at the site of wound, mucosa, eczema or rash.
  • 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. You should not use two doses at one time.
  • 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

  • This medicine may cause photosensitivity (rash on parts of the skin exposed to sunlight). Avoid outdoor activities while using this medicine, regardless of the weather, and cover the applied area with colored clothing or a protection supporter to avoid exposure to light when you go out. Likewise, pay attention for a while even after using the medicine.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include local rash, redness, swelling, itch, irritation, blister/erosion, pigmentation, subcutaneous bleeding, hives, eyelid edema and facial edema. 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.
  • hives, respiratory distress, facial edema [shock, anaphylactoid symptoms]
  • wheezing (whistling breath), respiratory distress [aspirin asthma]
  • itch, irritation, erythema [contact dermatitis]
  • erythema with severe itch, rash, pigmentation [photosensitivity]
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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