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Revised: 1/2015

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 :
Saccortin Combination Tablets
 Active ingredient:
Betamethasone
D-Chlorpheniramine maleate
 Dosage form:
white tablet, diameter 8.0mm, thickness 3.4mm
 Print on wrapping:
サクコルチン配合錠,サクコルチン,n313,Saccortin tab.,日医工

Effects of this medicine

This medicine has anti-inflammatory by synthetic corticosteroid and antiallergic effect by antihistamine to improve hives, eczema/dermatitis, allergic rhinitis, etc.
It is usually used to treat hives, eczema/dermatitis, drug eruption, allergic rhinitis, etc. This medicine does not cure the cause of the disease itself.

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 glaucoma, occlusive disease of lower urinary tract such as prostatic hypertrophy, infection, systemic mycosis, tuberculous disease, peptic ulcer, psychiatric disorder, herpes simplex keratitis, posterior capsule opacification, hypertension, electrolyte abnormality or thrombosis.
    If you have recently received any surgery to internal organs.
    If you have a history of acute myocardial infarction
  • 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 to 2 tablets at a time 1 to 4 times a day. The dosage may be adjusted according to disease, age and symptoms of the patient. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take a dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow 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

  • This medicine may cause sleepiness. Avoid operating in potentially hazardous activities such as driving a car.
  • Intake of alcohol may enhance the effect of this medicine. Refrain from drinking alcohol while taking this medicine.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include rash, photosensitivity disorder, sleepiness, imsomnia, nausea/vomiting, thirst and malaise. 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, throat pain, cough [induced infection, exacerbation of infection]
  • general malaise, thirst, decreased urine output [secondary adrenocortical insufficiency, diabetes mellitus, acute adrenocortical insufficiency]
  • pain/tenderness in the pit of the stomach, heartburn, sudden serious stomach pain [peptic ulcer, pancreatitis]
  • delusion, depressed and listless situation, impaired mind [psychiatric disturbance, depression state, convulsion, confusion]
  • pain in hip, pain in hip joint when walking or standing up, muscular stiffness [osteoporosis, myopathy, asepitic necrosis in femoral fracture, humerus, etc.]
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.

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