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Revised: 3/2009

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 :
SEROCION Capsules 10
 Active ingredient:
Propagermanium
 Dosage form:
white capsule (major axis: 14.5 mm, minor axis: 5.3 mm)
 Print on wrapping:
SEROCION10, Sc281, SER10, セロシオンカプセル10, セロシオンカプセル, 10mg

Effects of this medicine

This medicine eliminates the viruses causing hepatitis B, suppresses the growth of the viruses, and improves hepatic function by enhancing the immunity in the body.
It is usually used for improvement of virus markers in chronic hepatitis B.

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 a patient with jaundice, hepatic cirrhosis or kidney disorder.
    If you are immediately after receiving interferon administration.
  • 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, take 1 capsule (10 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, 3 times daily, after meal. Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor/pharmacist.
  • Take a dose as soon as possible when you remembered that you missed a dose. However, it is needed to take an interval of at least 4 hours before the next dose. DO NOT take double doses to make up for the missed dose.
  • If you took too much of the medicine (more than ordered), check with your doctor/pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking 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: fatigue, loss of appetite, rash, itching, hives, eczema, depression, 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.
  • generalized fatigability, nausea, yellowness in the skin and conjunctiva  [acute exacerbation of chronic hepatitis B]
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.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.