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Revised: 8/2019

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 :
Accenon Powder
 Active ingredient:
Ethotoin
 Dosage form:
white powder
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine suppresses epileptic attacks by acting on the central nervous system.
It is usually used to treat tonic clonic attacks (generalized convulsive attack, grand mal attack).

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, take 0.25 to 0.75 g at a time, 4 times a day after meals and before bed time, and for children, take 0.125 to 0.25 g at a time, 4 times a day after meals and before bedtime. The dosage may be adjusted according to age or symptoms. In general, this medicine is started at a low dose, and the dosage is then gradually increased. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, 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

  • Do not perform dangerous operations such as driving a car, as this medicine may cause sleepiness and decrease of attention/concentration/reflex movement.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include generalized red rash, headache, malaise, double vision and loss of appetite. If any of these symptoms occurs, 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 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.