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Revised: 1/2019

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 :
IBUPROFEN TABLETS 200mg "TAIYO"
 Active ingredient:
Ibuprofen
 Dosage form:
white tablet, diameter: 10.3 mm, thickness: 5.8 mm
 Print on wrapping:
(face) イブプロフェン200mg「タイヨー」, t 262, 200mg, (back) Ibuprofen 200mg, イブプロフェン「タイヨー」, 200mg

Effects of this medicine

This medicine inhibits production of prostaglandin which causes inflammation and pain. It consequently relieves inflammation, pain or fever.
It is usually used to relieve inflammation and pain due to rheumatoid arthritis, joint pain, nerve pain, low back pain, cervicobrachial syndrome, dysmenorrhea, post-surgery or injury. It is also used to relieve fever and pain in acute upper respiratory tract inflammation.

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 peptic ulcer, blood abnormality, liver disorder, renal disorder, cardiac function failure, hypertension, aspirin asthma or a history of aspirin asthma.
  • 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 fever and pain in acute upper respiratory tract inflammation: In general, for adults, take 1 tablet (200 mg of the active ingredient) at a time as needed. The dosage may be adjusted according to your age or symptoms. However, the maximum frequency of medication is twice a day and the maximum daily dose is 3 tablets (600 mg).
    For inflammation and pain except due to acute upper respiratory tract inflammation: In general, for adults, take 1 tablet (200 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, 3 times a day. For children, take the following daily dose as the active ingredient in 3 divided doses: for children aged 5 to 7 years old, 200 to 300 mg; 8 to 10 years old, 300 to 400 mg; 11 to 15 year old, 400 to 600 mg. The dosage may be adjusted according to your age or symptoms.
    This preparation contains 200 mg of the active ingredient in a tablet.
    In any case, strictly follow the instructions.
  • Avoid taking this medicine on an empty stomach.
  • 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. When you take the medicine to relieve throat pain or fever, wait at least 4 hours before 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

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include prolonged bleeding, jaundice, rash, itch, hives, eczema, purpura, visual abnormality such as foggy vision, loss of appetite, nausea/vomiting, gastric distress, abdominal pain and edema. 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.
  • respiratory distress, hives, cold sweat [shock, anaphylactoid symptoms]
  • fever, anemic symptoms, bleeding tendency [aplastic anemia, hemolytic anemia, agranulocytosis, decreased platelets]
  • pain/tenderness in the pit of stomach, heart burn, vomiting of blood, melena [peptic ulcer, gastrointestinal bleeding, ulcerative colitis]
  • high fever, bloodshot eyes, erosion in lips/genitalia [toxic epidermal necrolysis, mucocutaneous ocular syndrome]
  • decreased urine output, fever, joint pain [acute renal failure, interstitial nephritis, nephrotic syndrome]
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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