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Published: 2/2019

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 :
Chlormadinone Acetate Tablets 25mg "YD"
 Active ingredient:
Chlormadinone acetate
 Dosage form:
pale yellow tablet, diameter: approx. 7 mm, thickness: approx. 3 mm
 Print on wrapping:
(Face)クロルマジノン酢酸エステル錠25 mg「YD」, 25 mg, クロルマジノン
(Back)CHLORMADINONE ACETATE 25 mg, クロルマジノン酢酸エステル錠25 mg「YD」,25 mg, YD 031

Effects of this medicine

This medicine improves symptoms such as difficulty urinating by suppressing the action of male hormones and shrinking the enlarged prostate.
It is usually used to treat prostatic hyperplasia/cancer.

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 liver dysfunction/disorder.
  • 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))
  • Prostatic hyperplasia : In general, take 1 tablet (25mg of the active ingredient) at a time, 2 times a day, after meals.
    Prostatic cancer : In general, take 2 tablets (50mg) at a time, 2 times a day, after meals. The dosage may be adjusted according to the symptoms.
    In any case, 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

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include rash, itch, edema, weight gain, gastric distress, gynaecomastia and impotence. 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.
  • breathing difficulty, respiratory distress, general edema [congestive heart failure]
  • localized pain and swelling, chest pain, sudden vision decline [thrombosis]
  • nausea, loss of appetite, general malaise [fulminant hepatitis, liver dysfunction, jaundice]
  • dry mouth, increase of urine output, fatiguability [diabetes mellitus, exacerbation of diabetes mellitus, hyperglycemia]
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.