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Revised: 3/2014

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 :
TOUCHRON PAP 60
 Active ingredient:
Ketoprofen
 Dosage form:
colorless transparent to faintly yellow semi-transparent plaster cataplasm, 14cm x 20cm
 Print on wrapping:
Sc266

Effects of this medicine

This medicine suppresses inflammations of the joints and muscles at the application sites and relieves pain by its prostaglandin biosynthesis suppressive action.
It is usually used for the treatment of swelling and pain caused by osteoarthritis, shoulder periarthritis, tendonitis/tenosynovitis, peritendinitis, humeral epicondylitis (tennis elbow, etc.), muscle pain or after an injury.

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: aspirin-induced asthma or a history of its disease, a history of hypersensitivity to sunscreen/perfume, etc., a history of photosensitivity.
  • 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, apply to the affected area twice a day. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Do not apply to a wound, mucosa or area with eczema or rash.
  • If you miss a dose, apply when you remembered.
  • If you accidentally use more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop using this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • Exposing to ultraviolet radiation may cause rash on the application site, and the rash may spread to the entire body. Shield the application site from ultraviolet radiation with colored clothes or supporters before you go outside. Sometimes dermatitis symptoms develop after several days or months of use. Pay close attention not to expose the application site to ultraviolet radiation for the time being.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include rash on the local area, redness, swelling, itch, irritation, blister/erosion, pigmentation, subcutaneous bleeding, hives, eyelid edema and face edema. 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/cold sweat, respiratory distress, hives [shock, anaphylaxis]
  • breathing difficulty, wheezing, respiratory distress [inducing asthmatic attack (aspirin-induced asthma)]
  • itch, blister, rash/redness [contact dermatitis]
  • excessive sunburn, itch, pigmentation or lightened skin [photosensitivity]
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.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.