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Revised: 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 :
DICLOSTAR Ophathalmic Solution 0.1%
 Active ingredient:
Diclofenac sodium
 Dosage form:
colorless to faint yellow and limpid eye solution, (bottle) white translucent 5mL, (cap) pastel blue [light blue]
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine suppresses inflammation by suppressing the production of prostaglandin which is causal substance of inflammation, and relives symptoms.
It is usually used to prevent post-surgical inflammation and complication during/after surgery in cataract surgery.

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 wear contact lenses.
  • 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 1 drop at a time, 4 times (3 hours, 2 hours, 1 hour, and 30 minutes) before eye surgery and 3 times a day after eye surgery. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Before using, wash your hands with soap and water. Tilt your head back, pull down your lower eyelid, open your eyes firmly, hold down the printed circle of container with your thumbs and push slowly to apply the medicine. Make sure that the dropper tip dose not touch eye or eyelashes. After applying, close your eyes for 1 to 5 minutes, pressing the inner corner of your eyes. (If you need to use other drops at the same time, wait more than 5 minutes.)
  • If you miss a dose, apply one dose when you remember and follow your regular dosing schedule. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. You should not apply 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

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include diffuse superficial keratitis (foreign-body sensation in the eyes, eye pain, lacrimation) and corneal erosion (foreign-body sensation in the eyes, sensitive to light). If any of the 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, angioedema, respiratory distress [shock, anaphylaxis]
  • extremely severe eye pain, reduced visual acuity [corneal ulcer, corneal perforation]
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 below 10 degrees Celsius, away from direct sunlight.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.
  • Do not replace it in other containers (cause of misuse and quality change).
  • Do not put other thing in the container and use it.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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