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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 :
SOLON fine granules 20%
 Active ingredient:
Sofalcone
 Dosage form:
faintly yellow to pale yellow fine granules
 Print on wrapping:
T294

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is mainly effective for helping recovery of gastric mucosa by increasing blood flow in gastric wall mucosa. It is usually used to improve gastric mucosal lesion in acute exacerbation phase of acute/chronic gastritis, and to treat gastric ulcer.

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 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 0.5 g (100 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, 3 times a day. It 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: constipation, thirstiness, heartburn, rash, 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.
  • 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 light, heat, moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.