くすりのしおり

Injection
Revised: 8/2016

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 :
Ophthagreen for Intravenous Injection 25mg
 Active ingredient:
Indocyanine green
 Dosage form:
injection
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is injected intravenously as test agent to take pictures of a fluorescence spectrum of indocyanine green from eye ground.
It is usually used for chorioretinal angiography in case of diagnosis of choroidretinal disease under retinal pigment epithelium or bleeding.

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 allergic predisposition.
  • 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, this medicine is injected intravenously via the cubital vein.
  • This medicine is used for the examination of diagnosis of chorioretinal disease.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include nausea, vomiting, hives, and fever. 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, see your doctor immediately.
  • oral numbness, nausea, chest distress [shock, anaphylaxis]
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

  • If you have pain in the blood vessel at the injection site, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • This medicine may affect the thyroid radioactive iodine uptake test. You should receive the examination after more than 1 week if necessary.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.