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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 :
Josamycin Tablets 50mg
 Active ingredient:
Josamycin
 Dosage form:
orange tablet (major axis: 8.5mm, minor axis: 6.4mm, thickness: 3.8mm)
 Print on wrapping:
(Face) ジョサマイシン, 50mg, house-mark + 205, 50mg, (Back) ジョサマイシン, 50mg, house-mark +company name, 抗生物質

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 adults, take 16 to 24 tablets (800 to 1,200 mg of the active ingredient) per day in 3 to 4 divided doses.
    For children, take 30 mg/kg/day, in 3 to 4 divided doses.
    The dosage may be adjusted according to the patients's age and symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • 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 diarrhea. 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 direct sunlight, heat and humidity.
  • 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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