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Revised: 6/2015

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 :
SEIBULE Tablets 75mg
 Active ingredient:
Miglitol
 Dosage form:
white tablet with a split line, major axis: 12.0 mm, minor axis: 5.0 mm, thickness: 3.3 mm
 Print on wrapping:
セイブル錠75mg, セイブル, 75, 糖尿病のお薬, SEIBULE 75, セイブル75mg, 食直前に服用, Sc397

Effects of this medicine

This medicine delays glucose absorption from the small intestine by inhibiting the enzyme activity which degrades carbohydrates to glucose.
It is usually used for the treatment of diabetes mellitus by suppressing a rapid elevation of postprandial glucose.

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: ketosis, diabetic coma or precoma, infection or injury.
    If you are just after/before having surgery.
  • 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 50 mg of the active ingredient at a time, 3 times a day, immediately before meals. If you do not respond to this medicine sufficiently, a dose may be increased up to 1 tablet (75 mg of the active ingredient). This preparation contains 75 mg of the active ingredient in a tablet. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take a dose as soon as possible during a meal. If you notice except during a meal, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. 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

  • Take 10 g of glucose not sucrose (sugar) when hypoglycemic symptoms occur.
  • This medicine may cause hypoglycemic symptoms. Pay close attention when you perform dangerous operations such as driving a car, operating machinery or working at heights.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include borborygmus, abdomen enlarged, diarrhea, hypoglycemia and rash. 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.
  • cold sweat, a sense of hunger, tremor of limbs [hypoglycemia]
  • stoppage of stool, abdominal pain, abdomen enlarged feeling [intestinal obstruction]
  • general malaise, nausea, yellowing of the skin and the conjunctiva [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 of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.