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Published: 11/2018

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 :
Rakool reishippu (cold plaster)
 Active ingredient:
Methyl salicylate
Dl-Camphor
L-Menthol
 Dosage form:
white to pale yellowish white plaster (14cm x 10cm)
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine suppresses inflammation at the application site and relieves pain. This is a cold plaster which is mainly effective for acute inflammation.
It is usually used to relieve inflammation/pain caused by sprain, bruise, muscle pain, joint pain or fracture.

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 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, remove the adhesive plastic sheet and apply to the affected area once or twice daily. Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor/pharmacist.
  • Do not apply to injured area, mucous membrane, area with eczema/rash and eyes or around eyes.
  • After handling this plaster with your hands, take care not to touch your mucous membrane (eyes/nostrils/lips ).
  • If you miss a dose, use as soon as possible. You should never use two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally used more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop using 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 redness, rash, and swelling. 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 light, heat and moisture.
  • Close the zipper or fold the opening edge of the bag after use.
  • 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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