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Revised: 9/2012

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 :
DICLOFENAC SODIUM TAPE 30mg [SANWA]
 Active ingredient:
Diclofenac sodium
 Dosage form:
colorless to pale yellow clear plaster, 10cm x 14cm
 Print on wrapping:
ジクロフェナクナトリウムテープ30mg

Effects of this medicine

This medicine suppresses inflammations of the joints and muscles at the application sites and relieves pain by suppressing prostaglandin biosynthesis.
It is usually used to relieve pain/inflammation caused by osteoarthritis, shoulder periarthritis, tendinitis/tendovaginitis, peritendinitis, humeral epicondylitis (tennis elbow, etc.), muscle pain and posttraumatic swelling/pain.

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 are a patient with aspirin-induced 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))
  • In general, for adults, peel off the plastic sheet and apply to the affected area once daily. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Avoid applying to injured area, mucous membrane, area with eczema or rash.
  • If you miss a dose, apply when you remembered.
  • If you accidentally use more than your prescribed dose, remove excess tape and wipe off the application site.
  • Do not stop using 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 dermatitis, itching, redness, skin exfoliation, photosensitivity, edema, swelling, skin sore, irritation, blister and pigmentation. 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.
  • facial pallor/flop sweat, breathing difficulty, hives [shock, anaphylaxis]
  • itch, blister, rash/redness [contact dermatitis]
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 light, heat and moisture, fold back a top of the pack 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.