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 have peptic ulcer, bleeding tendency, aspirin-induced asthma or a history of it.
- 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))
- Feverish period in acute phase : In general, take 30 to 50 mg of the active ingredient per kg of body weight (mg/kg) in 3 divided doses a day.
Recovery phase to chronic phase after fever : In general, take 3 to 5mg/kg of the active ingredient at a time, once a day.
The dosage may be adjusted according to symptoms of the patient in any case. Strictly follow the instructions.
- Do not take on an empty stomach.
- If you miss a dose, take a dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow 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.
Possible adverse reactions to this medicine
The most commonly reported adverse reactions include gastrointestinal disorder, hives, rash, edema, rhinitis-like symptoms, anemia, platelet hypofunction (prolonged bleeding time) , dizziness, headache, excitation, hyperpnea, malaise and hypoglycemia. 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.
- respiratory distress, generalized flush, angioedema [shock, anaphylaxis]
- headache, nausea/vomiting, blood vomiting/melena [intracranial/gastrointestinal bleeding]
- fever, bloodshot eyes, facial and general redness [toxic epidermal necrolysis, mucocutaneous-ocular syndrome, exfoliative dermatitis]
- bruise, nasal bleeding, high fever [aplastic anemia, thrombocytopenia, leukopenia]
- breathing difficulty, wheezing [asthma attack]
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.