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Published: 12/2015

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 :
LOQOA tape
 Active ingredient:
Esflurbiprofen
Mentha Oil
 Dosage form:
plaster with flesh-colored backing layer on which pale yellow medicine is spread, 10 cm x 14 cm
 Print on wrapping:
TAISHO 630 (printed on inner sachet)

Effects of this medicine

This medicine suppresses biosynthesis of prostaglandin, a cause of pain and inflammation, to relieve pain and inflammation.
It is usually used for reduction of pain/inflammation in patients with osteoarthritis.

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 gastric/duodenal ulcer, blood abnormality, liver disorder, renal disorder, cardiac function failure, hypertension, bronchial asthma, ulcerative colitis or Crohn' disease.
    If you have aspirin-induced-asthma or have a history of it.
  • 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 the medicine to the affected area once a day. Do not apply 2 sheets or more at one time. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Do not apply to areas with wound, mucosal membrane, eczema or rash.
  • If you miss a dose, apply 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 not apply two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally apply more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop applying 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 dermatitis/erythema/eczema at application site. 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.
  • cold sweat, respiratory distress, hives [shock, anaphylaxis]
  • decreased urine output, bloody urine, edema [acute renal failure, nephrotic syndrome]
  • gastric pain, heartburn, melena [gastrointestinal bleeding]
  • respiratory distress, wheezing (whistling sound) [induction of asthma attack (aspirin-induced-asthma)]
  • skin red rash, enanthema with pain, redness of the conjunctiva [toxic epidermal necrosis, mucocutaneous ocular syndrome, exfoliative dermatitis]
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 light, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them. Ask the pharmacist and the medical institution how to discard them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.