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Published: 9/2019

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 :
CARBOCISTEINE Tablets 500mg "JG"
 Active ingredient:
L-Carbocisteine
 Dosage form:
white tablet, major axis: 15.9 mm, minor axis: 7.5 mm, thickness: 5.2 mm
 Print on wrapping:
(Face)カルボシステイン 500「JG」, カルボシステイン, 500, 500「JG」
(Back)Carbocisteine 500, カルボシステイン錠500 mg「JG」, 500

Effects of this medicine

This medicine normalizes mucus component in phlegm and repairs airway mucous membrane to help bring up phlegm more easily or increase nasal discharge.
It is usually used for expectoration of upper respiratory tract inflammation/ acute bronchitis/ bronchial asthma/ chronic bronchitis/ bronchiectasis/ pulmonary tuberculosis, and for pus drainage of chronic sinusitis.

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 1 tablet (500 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, 3 times a day. The dosage may be adjusted according to the age or symptoms. 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. You should not 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 rash, eczema, erythema, edema, fever and respiratory distress. 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.
  • fever, red rash in skin, blister [muco-cutaneo-ocular syndrome, Lyell syndrome]
  • general malaise, loss of appetite, yellow in skin or in conjunctiva [liver dysfunction, jaundice]
  • cold sweat, respiratory distress, hives [shock, anaphylactoid symptoms]
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.