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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 :
BASTEEN TABLETS 200mg
 Active ingredient:
Norfloxacin
 Dosage form:
white to faint yellow tablet, diameter: 9.1mm, thickness: 5.0mm
 Print on wrapping:
(face) ZE91, バスティーン錠200mg, バスティーン, 200mg
(back) BASTEEN TABLETS 200mg, バスティーン, 200mg

Effects of this medicine

This medicine inhibits reproduction of bacterial DNA, and kills bacteria. Used for bacterial infection.
It is usually used to treat wide range of infections such as respiratory/urinary/skin infections.

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 pregnant, possibly 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, for adults, take 100 to 200 mg of the active ingredient at a time, 3 to 4 times a day. However, if using this medicine for treating typhoid or paratyphoid, take 400 mg of the active ingredient at a time, 3 times a day, for 14 days.
    This medicine contains 200 mg of the active ingredient in a tablet. 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. 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 gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea/vomiting, and hypersensitivity (e.g. rash, edema, redness, itch, fever, photosensitivity). 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.
  • breathing difficult, chest pain [shock, anaphylaxis]
  • fever, erosion/blister in skin/mucosa, conjunctival congestion [toxic epidermal necrosis, mucocutaneous ocular syndrome, exfoliative dermatitis]
  • muscle spasmodically contracting, disoriented, paralysis of legs from bottom to top [convulsion, confusion, Guillain-Barre syndrome, exacerbation of myasthenia gravis]
  • muscle pain, lassitude, reddish brown urine [rhabdomyolysis]
  • general malaise, yellowing of the skin and the white of eyes, loss of appetite [liver dysfunction, jaundice]
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 the reach of children. Store away from light, 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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