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Published: 6/2008

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 :
ZEMPACK PAP 70
 Active ingredient:
Indometacin
 Dosage form:
white-pale yellow plaster cataplasm 10×14 cm
 Print on wrapping:
ZMP

Effects of this medicine

This medicine suppresses inflammation and relieves pain by its prostaglandin biosynthesis suppressive action.
It is usually used for treatment of bloating and pain caused by osteoarthritis, muscle ache or external wounds, etc.

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

  • If you ever experienced any allergic reaction (itch, rash etc.) to any medicine.
    If you are patient with aspirin-induced asthma or bronchial asthma, or have a history of aspirin-induced 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))
  • General dosage regimen: For adults, peel off the plastic sheet and apply to the affected area twice daily. Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor/pharmacist.
  • Avoid applying to injured area, mucous membrane, area with eczema or rash.
  • If you need, fix with tape etc.
  • Apply as soon as possible when you remembered that you missed applying.
  • If you used too much of the medicine (more than ordered), check with your doctor/pharmacist.
  • Do not stop using the medicine without the instructions of your doctor.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

Common side effects are reported as below. If any of them occurs, check with your doctor/pharmacist: itching, redness, rash, irritation, tingling, swelling, etc.
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 sunlight, heat and moisture. Seal the top of the pack tightly after opening.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.