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Revised: 7/2015

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 :
Flavitan Ophthalmic Ointment 0.1%
 Active ingredient:
Flavin adenine dinucleotide sodium
 Dosage form:
yellow ophthalmic ointment, (cap) white, (tube) white
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is a Vitamin B2 preparation that works to maintain the metabolism of the body at a normal level.
It is usually used for the treatment of eye diseases that are caused by Vitamin B2 deficiency or metabolic disorder including keratitis, blepharitis, etc.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, bloodshot eyes, swollen eyes, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you wear contact lenses.
  • 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, apply a small amount of this medicine to the inside of the eyelid at a time, 1 to 4 times a day. The dosage may be adjusted according to the patient's symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Handle the container with care to prevent the tip of the container from touching your eyelid or eyelash. The ointment may be contaminated or become cloudy due to pus or saprophytic bacteria.
  • If you miss a dose, apply the dose when you realized you have missed a dose. Do not apply two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally use more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop using this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • Immediately after applying this ointment, you may have blurred vision. Until your vision recovers, avoid operating dangerous machinery such as driving a car.
  • Special caution should be taken because this medicine may stain your clothes when in contact. If it occurs, wash with soap and water.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include rash, itching, and eye irritation. 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.
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 young children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.