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Revised: 10/2018

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 :
CALORYL JELLY 40.496%
 Active ingredient:
Lactulose
 Dosage form:
pale brown to brown jelly
 Print on wrapping:
カロリールゼリー40.496%

Effects of this medicine

This medicine lowers blood level of ammonia by suppressing the production/absorption of ammonia in the intestine after undergoing degradation by intestinal bacteria and producing organic acid. This medicine also promotes bowel movement by promoting bowel motility in the lower gastrointestinal tract through osmotic effects.
It is usually used to treat psychoneurotic disorder, tremor of fingers and electroencephalographic abnormalities associated with hyperammonemia and to promote the passage of gas/bowel movement after gynecologic or obstetric 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 have galactosemia or diabetes mellitus.
  • 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 hyperammonemia: In general, for adults, take 3 to 6 cups (19.5 to 39.0 g of the active ingredient) in 3 divided doses a day.
    For promotion of the passage of gas/bowel movement after gynecologic or obstetric surgery: In general, for adults, take 3 to 6 cups (19.5 to 39.0 g of the active ingredient) in 2 divided doses a day in the morning and evening.
    In any case, the dosage may be adjusted according to the age/symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take the missed dose when you remember. However, wait at least 4 hours to take the next dose. 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

  • Sometimes you will find deep colored jellies, but this is because this medicine contains natural ingredients, so you do not need to worry about the effects/safety of this medicine.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include diarrhea. 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.
No pertinent entries.
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.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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