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Revised: 8/2013

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 :
Strocain Granules 5%
 Active ingredient:
Oxethazaine
 Dosage form:
white granule
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine anesthetizes the gastric mucosa topically and inhibits the gastric acid secretion and gastrointestinal motility. It consequently relieves stomachache, chest pain or diarrhea.
It is usually used for treatment of esophagitis, gastritis, gastric/duodenal ulcer or irritable colon.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rach, 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, for adults, take 0.3 to 0.8 g granules (15 to 40 mg as the active ingredient) per day in 3 to 4 divided doses, to be adjusted depending on the disease, age or symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • This medicine may cause oral numbness, so swallow them promptly without any chewing.
  • 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 not 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 rash, constipation, loss of appetite, dry mouth, nausea, diarrhea, headache and dizziness. 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 this medicine out of the reach of children and away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • If you have leftover medicines, dispose of them appropriately and do not keep any unused medicine.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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