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Revised: 7/2015

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 :
LIDOMEX KOWA Lotion 0.3%
 Active ingredient:
Prednisolone valerate acetate
 Dosage form:
white lotion
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is synthesized adrenal corticosteroid. It suppresses inflammation of skin to improve the symptoms such as redness, swelling, itch, etc.
It is usually used to treat eczema/dermatitis syndrome, prurigo syndrome, insect bites, psoriasis, palmoplanter pustulosis.

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: skin infection with bacteria/fungus/spirochete bacterium/virus, skin disease caused by insects (ticks, hair lice, etc.), eczematous external otitis with eardrum perforation, ulcer or heat burn/frost bite.
  • 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 an appropriate amount to the affected area once to several times a day. The dosage may be adjusted according to the disease or symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Shake well before applying.
  • Do not apply the medicine to your eyes.
  • Do not use the medicine as a makeup base/after shave.
  • When applying to the diaper area, pay close attention and follow the instructions of your doctor/pharmacist.
  • 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 follow your regular dosing schedule. You should not 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 trichophytosis and erythema. 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.
  • eye pain, sensitive to light, blurred vision, headache  [intraocular hypertension, glaucoma, cataract]
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 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.

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