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Revised: 9/2007

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 :
CYLOCK Fine Granule 40%
 Active ingredient:
Cimetidine
 Dosage form:
white to faint yellow granule
 Print on wrapping:
カイロック細粒40% 0.5 g分包 422

Effects of this medicine

This medicine suppresses gastric acid secretion by blocking H2 receptors and improves the symptoms including heartburn and gastric pain.
It is usually used to treat gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer and gastritis.

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 liver disorder or renal disorder.
    If you are on hemodialysis.
  • 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))
  • For the treatment of gastric and duodenal ulcer, etc.: In general, for the adults, take 1 g (400 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, twice a day. The dosage may be adjusted according to your disease, age and symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
    For the treatment of gastritis: In general, for adults, take 0.5 g (200 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, twice a day. The dosage may be adjusted according to your disease, age and symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow 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 itch and dizziness. 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, semi-consciousness [shock]
  • general malaise, fever, headache, nose bleeding, [aplastic anemia, pancytopenia, agranulocytosis, thrombocytopenia]
  • fever, loss of appetite, edema [intestitial nephritis, acute renal failure]
  • red rash, eye pain, swelling of the skin surface [mucocutaneous ocular syndrome, toxic epidermal necrosis]
  • general malaise, nausea, jaundice [liver disorder]
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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