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Revised: 11/2015

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 :
Bareon Tablets 200mg
 Active ingredient:
Lomefloxacin hydrochloride
 Dosage form:
white tablet with split line, diameter: approx. 9.1 mm, thickness: approx. 4.3 mm
 Print on wrapping:
(front) HC 197/バレオン200mg
(back) バレオン200mg/塩酸ロメフロキサシン

Effects of this medicine

This medicine shows antibacterial effect by inhibiting bacterial DNA synthesis. It is a new quinolone antimicrobial to be used in the treatment of infection.
It is usually used in the treatment of wide-range infections such as respiratory infections, urinary tract infections and otorhinological 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 a patient with renal disorder or myasthenia gravis.
    If you are a patient with convulsive disease or have a history of it.
  • If you are pregnant, possibly 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 100 to 200 mg of lomefloxacin at a time, twice to three times a day, however, the dosage may be adjusted according to the disease, age or symptoms. This preparation contains 200 mg of lomefloxacin in a tablet. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible 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

  • Pay attention to avoid direct sunlight while taking this medicine.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include loose stool/diarrhea, photosensitivity, rash, hives, itch, redness, edema and conjunctival hyperaemia. 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.
  • breathing difficulty, swelling around eyes or lips, redness  [shock, anaphylaxis]
  • swollen eyes, easy fatigability, decreased urinary volume or urinary retention  [acute renal failure]
  • hunger, light headedness, tremor in limbs  [hypoglycemia]
  • pain in muscle, lassitude, dark urine (red brown urine)  [rhabdomyolysis]
  • high fever, blister, mucosal erosion in eyes or mouth  [toxic epidermal necrolysis, oculomucocutaneous syndrome]
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.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.