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Published: 9/2013

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 :
URIADEC Tablets 20mg
 Active ingredient:
Topiroxostat
 Dosage form:
white-pale yellowish white tablet, φ: approx. 6mm, thickness: approx. 2.4mm
 Print on wrapping:
ウリアデック錠20mg, ウリアデック, 20mg, Sc341, URIADEC 20, 20

Effects of this medicine

This medicine inhibits the enzyme which produces uric acid to decrease blood uric acid levels.
It is usually used for the treatment of gout and hyperuricemia.

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 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, for adults, the initial dose is started with 1 tablet (20mg of the active ingredient) at a time, twice a day, in the morning and in the evening, and the dosage may be gradually increased according to your blood uric acid levels. The maintenance dose is usually 3 tablets (60mg) at a time, twice a day. The dosage may be adjusted according to the disease, age or symptoms. The maximum dosage is 4 tablets (80mg) at a time, twice a day. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you have a gouty attack (pain) during taking this medicine, consult with your doctor without changing the dose or stopping this medicine at your own discretion.
  • If you miss a dose, take a missed dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue 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

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include gouty arthritis. 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.
  • generalized fatigability, nausea, yellowness in skin or conjunctiva [liver dysfunction]
  • round or oval red rash, fever, joint pain [erythema multiforme]
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.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.