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Revised: 12/2018

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 :
JOLETHIN Powder 0.02%
 Active ingredient:
Lecithin-Bound iodine
 Dosage form:
pale yellowish white powder
 Print on wrapping:
ヨウレチン散0.02%,JOLETHIN POWDER 0.02%

Effects of this medicine

This medicine increases the metabolism of the retina tissue and accelerates retina tissue respiration to enhance the absorption of retinal hemorrhage, vitreous hemorrhage or vitreous opacity.
It is usually used for central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC), central retinal vein occlusion, various fundus diseases causing retinal hemorrhage and vitreous hemorrhage/opacity in ophthalmicfield, and for infantile bronchial asthma and asthmatoid bronchitis in pediatric field.

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 1.5 to 3 g (300 mcg to 600 mcg of iodine) daily in 2 to 3 divided doses. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take a dose as soon as possible. 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 gastrointestinal distress, rash, loss of appetite and headache. 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.
No pertinent entries.
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.

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