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Published: 4/2019

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 :
Orgadrone Ophthalmic, Otic and Nasal Solution 0.1% "For ear and nose"
 Active ingredient:
Dexamethasone sodium
 Dosage form:
limpid and colorness solusion, (cap) blue
 Print on wrapping:
オルガドロン点眼・点耳・点鼻0.1%

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is an adrenocorticosteroid and it suppresses the inflammation or the allergic reaction of ears/ the upper respiratory tract.
It is usually used for the inflammatory/ allergic disease (external otitis, tympanitis, allergic rhinitis and so on) of the external ear and middle ear (including the eustachian tube) or the upper respiratory tract or the postoperative management in otorhinology.

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: tuberculous or viral disease in ear or nose, or diabetes mellitus.
  • 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 suitable amount once to several times a day, by ear dripping, nasal dripping, ear instillation, usage of a nebulizer or tampons, or pouring into affected parts.
    In any of these cases, the dosage may be adjusted according to your disease and/or age/symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, apply the 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 use 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

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include stimulating feeling of the affected part. 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.
  • ear pain, nose pain, releasing a mixed pus secretion from the ear or the nose [induction of infection]
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.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.