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Published: 7/2008

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 :
Serastar tape 70
 Active ingredient:
Indometacin
 Dosage form:
yellow to yellowish white translucent (plaster body) plaster (100 × 140mm)
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine inhibits the activity of the enzyme that synthesizes the substance (prostaglandin) causing inflammation, thus exerting anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects.
It is usually used for the treatment of pain associated with arthritis, myalgia, 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 have a current or past history of aspirin 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))
  • General dosage regimen: Apply the medicine on the affected area twice daily. Do not apply it on skin with a wound, rash or eczema. Dry the skin thoroughly if it is sweaty or wet. Peel the plastic sheet from the surface before use. Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor/pharmacist.
  • If you have missed a dose, apply the missed dose as soon as possible. DO NOT apply double doses to make up for the missed dose.
  • If you have applied too much of the medicine (more than ordered), peel off the excess patch immediately, and check with your doctor/pharmacist.
  • Do not stop applying the medicine by your own judgment 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: itch, redness, rash, skin irritation, tingling sensation, swelling, 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.
No pertinent entries.
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 infants and children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and humidity.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store it.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.