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Revised: 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 :
SARPOGRELATE HYDROCHLORIDE Tablets 50mg "MEEK"
 Active ingredient:
Sarpogrelate hydrochloride
 Dosage form:
white tablet, diameter: approx. 6.6 mm, thickness: approx. 2.9 mm
 Print on wrapping:
(face)サルポグレラート塩酸塩50mg「MEEK」, MK37, 50mg, サルポグレラート塩酸塩「MEEK」
(reverse side)SARPOGRELATE HYDROCHLORIDE 50mg「MEEK」, サルポグレラート塩酸塩「MEEK」, 50mg, 抗血小板剤

Effects of this medicine

This medicine inhibits platelet aggregation and vascular contraction by antagonistic action to serotonin receptor in platelets and vessels, which makes one's blood hard to clot and improve blood flow. This improves the symptoms including pain, feeling of coldness and ulcer of limbs, resulting from block of peripheral blood flow.
It is usually used to improve ischemic symptoms including ulcer, associated with chronic arterial occlusion.

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 bleeding (haemophilia, capillary fragility, gastrointestinal ulcer, urinary tract haemorrhage, haemoptysis and vitreous haemorrhage, etc.)
  • If you are pregnant, breastfeeding or possibly pregnant.
  • 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 adults, take 2 tablets (100 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, 3 times a day after meals. The dose may be adjusted according to your age and symptom. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible. 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 nausea, heartburn, abdominal pain, itching, hives, rash, redness, papule, erythema, haemorrhage (bleeding from the nose, subcutaneous bleeding, etc.) and hepatic function disorder. 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.
  • headache, nausea, vomiting [cerebral haemorrhage]
  • abdominal pain, black stools, blood vomiting [gastrointestinal haemorrhage]
  • bleeding from the nose or gums, bruises on limbs [thrombocytopenia]
  • general fatigue, loss of appetite, yellowing of the skin or the whites of the eyes [hepatic function disorder, jaundice]
  • high fever, chills, sore throat [agranulocytosis]
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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