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Published: 10/2018

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 :
Josamy Dry Syrup 10%
 Active ingredient:
Josamycin propionate
 Dosage form:
pink dry syrup powder
 Print on wrapping:
(Face) ジョサマイドライシロップ剤, Josamy-Ds, 1g, house-mark + astellas

Effects of this medicine

This medicine has antibacterial effects and inhibits the growth of disease-causing bacteria. It is a macrolide antibiotic agent that is used for the treatment of infections.
It is usually used for the treatment of a wide range of infections, including respiratory infections, skin infections, otorhinological infections, urinary tract infections.

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 infants and children, take 0.3 g( 30 mg [potency]), of the active ingredient)/kg/day, in 3 to 4 divided doses. The dosage may be adjusted according to the patients's symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Dissolve it into the water/lukewarm water and shake it before drinking.
  • If you miss a 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, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, abdomen enlarged feeling, abdominal pain and diarrhoea. 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.
  • nettle rash, breathing difficulty, dizziness on standing up [shock, anaphylaxis]
  • fever, ocular mucosal congestion, cutaneous symptoms (erythema, blister, erosion) [Stevens-Johnson syndrome]
  • fever, loss of appetite, diarrhoea  [pseudomembranous colitis]
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 infants and children. Store away from light, heat and humidity.
  • Preserve in the cold place, and use it as promptly as possible when unavoidably preserving it after syrup is prepared.
  • 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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