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Revised: 7/2020

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 :
Lullan Tablets 8mg
 Active ingredient:
Perospirone hydrochloride hydrate
 Dosage form:
pale yellow tablet (diameter: approx. 7.1mm, thickness: approx. 3.0mm)
 Print on wrapping:
(face) ルーラン 8mg, ルーラン, #058
(back) Lullan 8mg, ルーラン, 8mg

Effects of this medicine

This medicine adjusts the function of brain neurotransmitters (serotonin, dopamine, etc.) to ease strong anxiety and nervousness, and consequently to stabilize patients' mood.
It is usually used to treat schizophrenia.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you ever experienced any allergic reaction (itch, rash etc.) to any medicine.
    If you are in a coma.
  • 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, start with 0.5 tablet (4mg of perospirone hydrochloride) 3 times a day, after each meal, and increase the dose gradually. The maintenance dose is 0.5 to 2 tablet(s) (4 to 16mg) at a time, 3 times a day, after each meal. The dose may be adjusted according to your age and symptoms. The maximum dose is 6 tablets (48mg) a day. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you missed a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible. If there is less than 4 hours before the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. DO NOT take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
  • If you took too much of this medicine (more than prescribed), check with your doctor/pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine without the instructions of your doctor.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • This medicine may cause sleepiness, diminished attention, loss of concentration, decreased reflex motor capacity, etc. Therefore do not drive a car or operate dangerous machinery while taking it.
  • Please note that alcohol may intensify this medicine's effect.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include akathisia (restlessness), insomnia, tremor (trembling of limbs), sleepiness and mscle rigidity. 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.
  • sudden onset of fever, rigidity muscle, tremor in the limbs [neuroleptic malignant syndrome]
  • constant involuntary movement of the face, especially around the mouth [tardive dyskinesia]
  • loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, marked constipation  [paralytic ileus]
  • loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, convulsion [syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion]
  • convulsion [convulsion]
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. Ask the pharmacist or the medical institution staff how to discard.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.