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Revised: 8/2007

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 :
NEW LECICARBON Supp.
 Active ingredient:
Sodium bicarbonate
Anhydrous monobasic sodium phosphate
 Dosage form:
pale yellowish white, bullet-shaped suppository
 Print on wrapping:
KYO301

Effects of this medicine

This medicine promotes physiologic bowel movement by gradually generating carbon dioxide gas in the rectum and encouraging intestinal peristalsis. It is usually used to treat constipation.

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

  • If you ever had experienced any allergic reaction (itch, rash etc.) to any medicine in the past.
  • 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))
  • General dosage regimen: Insert 1-2 suppositories through the anus into the rectum as far as possible. If you have serious constipation, your doctor may instruct you to use 2-3 suppositories a day for several days. Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor/pharmacist.
  • This medicine is not for oral intake. Make sure to follow the applicataion instructions. Holding the suppository by the non-pointed end with a clean hand or using a gauze, insert the pointed end of the suppository into the rectum as far as possible. If it is hard for you to insert the suppository, lubrication of the end of it with a small amount of water will help.
  • Decide the proper timing of using this medicine, taking it into account that you will have a bowel movement 15-30 minutes after use. If you do not have any effect even after 30 minutes , use another suppository. However, you must wait about 6 hours before the third use.
  • If you use this medicine incorrectly, check with your doctor/pharmacist.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • If you exercise hard after using this medicine, the suppository may come out. Avoid exercising vigorously until you have a bowel movement.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

Common side effects are reported as below. If any of them occurs, check with your doctor/pharmacist: irritating sensation, lower abdominal pain, discomfort, diarrhea, sensation of inadequate defecation.
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.
  • facial pallor, breathing difficulty, decreased blood pressure [shock]
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 in a cool place (refrigerator).
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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