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Revised: 9/2015

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 :
CELTECT Tablets 30
 Active ingredient:
Oxatomide
 Dosage form:
white tablet, diameter: 7.1 mm, thickness: 3.1 mm
 Print on wrapping:
KH010, 30mg, セルテクト

Effects of this medicine

This medicine suppresses production and release of allergy-causing substances (histamine, etc.) in the body. It also resolves or relieves cutaneous and nasal allergic symptoms by inhibiting activities of these substances.
It is usually used to treat allergic rhinitis, hives, cutaneous pruritus, eczema, dermatitis and prurigo.

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: hepatic disorder or a history of it.
  • If you are pregnant, possibly 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, take 1 tablet (30 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, twice daily, in the morning and before bedtime. The dosage may be adjusted according to the disease, age or symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a morning dose and realize it until noon, take a dose as soon as possible. If you realize it after noon, skip the missed dose and follow your regular dosing schedule. You should never take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • This medicine may cause sleepiness. Avoid driving a car or operating dangerous machinery.
  • Pay attention when you drink alcohol because it may cause intense sleepiness and malaise.
  • Especially in the treatment of hay fever, symptoms may easily appear with the season. It is important to take the medicine every day until the end of pollen season.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include sleepiness, malaise, hepatic dysfunction, dry mouth, diarrhea, rash, edema, gynecomastia, rigidity, ocular deviation, retroflexion of the neck (twist in neck), spasm and tremor (shivering of limbs). 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.
  • general malaise, loss of appetite, nausea, yellowing in skin and white of eyes  [hepatitis, hepatic dysfunction, jaundice]
  • dizziness, feeling unwell, breathing difficulty  [shock, anaphylaxis]
  • fever, mucosal symptoms (conjunctival hyperemia, lip erosion, throat pain), rash  [toxic epidermal necrolysis, oculomucocutaneous syndrome]
  • bruise, nose bleeding, gum bleeding  [thrombocytopenia]
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 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.