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Published: 9/2018

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 :
Spiramycin Tablets 1.5M IU "Sanofi"
 Active ingredient:
Spiramycin
 Dosage form:
white tablet, diameter: 10 mm, thickness: 5.5 mm
 Print on wrapping:
スピラマイシン 1.5M IU (face), スピラマイシン150万単位「サノフィ」, Spiramycin 1.5M IU「Sanofi」 (back)

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is reported to inhibit protein synthesis of toxoplasma (gondii).
It is usually used to suppress onset of congenital toxoplasmosis.

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 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 pregnant women, take 2 tablets (3M IU of the active ingredient) at a time, 3 times a day. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take the missed 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 rash, hives, abdominal pain, vomiting, and taste abnormality. 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.
  • high fever, generalized erythema, general malaise [shock, anaphylaxis]
  • high fever, increased leucocytes, bloody stool with abdominal pain [pseudomembranous colitis]
  • fever, erythema, multiple joint pain [mucocutaneous ocular syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis]
  • dizziness, palpitation, chest pain [QT prolongation, ventricular tachycardia (including torsades de pointes), ventricular fibrillation]
  • malaise, loss of appetite, fever [liver dysfunction]
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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