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Revised: 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 :
Tathion 2% for Ophthalmic
 Active ingredient:
Glutathione
 Dosage form:
ophthalmic solution (white freeze-dried powder with limpid and colorless solution)
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine increases glutathione levels in eye tissues to prevent cataract progression and protect other cell components.
It is usually used to treat early senile cataract, corneal ulcer, corneal epithelial detachment and keratitis.

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))
  • Dissolve the freeze-dried powder in the solution each time before use. In general, apply 1 to 2 drops at a time, 3 to 5 times a day. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Before use, dissolve the freeze-dried powder completely in the solution. Follow the instruction leaflet.
  • If you miss a dose, apply the missed dose as soon as possible. You should not apply two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally use more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop using 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 stinging eyes, itching, redness of inner eyelids and temporal foggy vision. 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. After dissolution, be sure to keep in the accompanying bag, store at cool place (1 to 15 degrees Celsius), and use within 4 weeks.
  • Discard the remainder that has been stored for more than 4 weeks after opening. 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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