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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 :
LONASEN TAPE 20mg
 Active ingredient:
Blonanserin
 Dosage form:
white to faint yellow translucent plaster, 62.4 mm x 62.4 mm, area: 38.6 square centimeter
 Print on wrapping:
(face) ロナセンテープ 20

Effects of this medicine

This medicine regulates neurotransmitter (e.g. dopamine, serotonin) in the brain to improve the symptoms such as strong anxiety, tense feeling, lowering of motivation.
It is usually used to treat schizophrenia.

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 the patient is in a coma.
  • 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, apply 40 mg of the active ingredient at a time, or up to 80 mg according to your symptoms at a time, once a day. The dosage may be adjusted according to your symptoms. However, the maximum daily dose is 80 mg. Apply to the chest, abdomen or back, and replace an old one with a new one every 24 hours. This preparation contains 20 mg of the active ingredient in a tape. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • To avoid developing skin irritation, change the application site every time you apply the tapes.
  • Avoid applying to areas with wound or eczema/dermatitis.
  • Wipe and clean the application site before applying the tapes. Thoroughly remove moisture.
  • Open the package just before applying the tapes. The tapes should be applied immediately.
  • Do not cut the tapes with scissors before use.
  • When replacing the tapes, be sure to remove the previous day's tapes before applying the new tapes.
  • If the tape partially falls off and loses adhesive power, fix it by sealing the edge with an surgical tape, etc.
  • If the tape completely falls off, apply it again or apply a new tape as necessary.
  • If you miss a dose, apply the missed dose as soon as possible. You should never use two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally use more than your prescribed dose, remove the tapes immediately and consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop using this medicine or change the dose unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • This medicine may cause drowsiness and decrease in attentiveness, concentration and reflex movement. Do not drive a car or operate dangerous machinery.
  • Pay attention that alcohol may intensify the medicinal effect.
  • Shield the application site from sunlight with clothes during application and for 1 to 2 weeks after use, since this medicine may cause photosensitivity (a rash developed at the site exposed to sunlight).

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include Parkinson's syndrome (tremor of limbs, muscle stiffness, slow movement), akathisia (restlessness), erythema (redness) on application site, itching sensation on application site, insomnia, rash, eczema and itch. 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.
  • high fever, muscle stiffness, tremor of limbs [malignant syndrome]
  • pain/stiffness/numbness in the muscles of limbs [rhabdomyolysis]
  • involuntary movement of face, particularly around the mouth [tardive dyskinesia]
  • loss of appetite, nausea/vomiting, severe constipation [paralytic ileus]
  • thirst, excessive fluid intake, excessive/frequent urination [hyperglycemia, diabetic ketoacidosis, diabetic coma]
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.
  • Used tapes should be folded in half with the sticky side inward and discarded safely. Keep out of the reach of children.
  • 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.