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Revised: 3/2006

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 :
TOMIRON tablet 50
 Active ingredient:
Cefteram pivoxil
 Dosage form:
pale orange tablet (φ: 6.6 mm, thickness: 3.1 mm)
 Print on wrapping:
202

Effects of this medicine

This medicine kills bacteria. It is cephem antibiotics used to treat infections.
It is usually used in the treatment of wide-range infections such as respiratory infections, otological infections, urinary tract infections, 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 or your family have allergic tendency (bronchial asthma, rash, urticaria, etc.).
    If you are a patient with renal dysfunction, poor ingestion/parenteral nutrition, poor general status.
  • 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 pharyngitis/laryngitis, tonsillitis (including peritonsillitis and peritonsillar abscess), acute bronchitis, cystitis, pyelonephritis, bartholinitis, intrauterine infection, uterine adnexitis
    , for adults, take 1-2 tablet(s) (50-100 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, 3 times a day, after meal. The dosage should be adjusted according to the disease, age or symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor/pharmacist.
    For pneumonia, secondary infection of chronic respiratory disease, urethritis, otitis media, sinusitis, periodontal inflammation, pericoronitis, jaw inflammation
    , for adults, take 2-4 tablets (100-200 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, 3 times a day, after meal. The dosage should be adjusted according to the disease, age or symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor/pharmacist.
  • Take a dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. 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: diarrhea, rash, loss of appetite, discomfort in stomach, 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.
  • breathing difficulty, swelling around eyes or lips, systemic redness accompanied by itching  [shock, anaphylactoid symptoms]
  • redness in the skin, blister, bulbar conjunctival congestion  [toxic epidermal necrosis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome]
  • edema, decreased urine output, loss of appetite  [acute renal failure]
  • abdominal pain, diarrhea, melena  [pseudomembranous colitis]
  • general malaise, loss of appetite, yellowing in the skin or conjunctiva  [hepatic 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, moisture.
  • Store with care as it may be discolored by light over time.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.