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Published: 6/2019

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 :
Astomin Syrup 0.25%
 Active ingredient:
Dimemorfan phosphate
 Dosage form:
Orange color limpid syrup
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine acts directly on the cough center in the brain and thus suppresses coughing.
It is usually used for suppression of cough associated with respiratory disease such as upper respiratory inflammation or pneumonia.

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 children aged under 2 years old, take 3 to 4.5 mL (7.5 to 11.25 mg of the active ingredient) a day in 3 diveided doses. For children aged 2 to 3 years old, take 5 to 8 mL (12.5 to 20.0 mg of the active ingredient) a day in 3 divided doses. For children aged 4 to 6 years old, take 8 to11 mL (20.0 to 27.5 mg of the active ingredient) a day in 3 divided doses. For children aged 7 to 14 years old, take 12 to 14 mL (30.0 to 35.0 mg of the active ingredients) a day in 3 divided doses. The dosage may be adjusted according to your disease, age and symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. If you have a bad cough, consult with your doctor/pharmacist. 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, dizziness, sleepiness, headache/heaviness of the head, dry mouth, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, 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.
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 light, 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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