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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 :
MYSTAN Tablets 5mg
 Active ingredient:
Clobazam
 Dosage form:
light orange tablet (diameter: approx. 6.5 mm, thickness: approx. 2.3 mm)
 Print on wrapping:
(face) マイスタン 5 mg, マイスタン, 5 mg, P771
(back) MYSTAN 5 mg, マイスタン, 5 mg

Effects of this medicine

This medicine works on benzodiazepine receptors of central nervous system and enhances action of the GABA, an inhibitory neurotransmitter, in order to control convulsive seizure caused by epilepsy.
It is usually used to treat partial/generalized seizures of epilepsy.

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: glaucoma, myasthenia gravis.
  • 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 taking 10 mg of the active ingredient, and increase the dose in incremental steps to 10 to 30 mg in 1 to 3 divided doses a day. For children, start with taking 0.2 mg/kg of the active ingredient, and increase the dose in incremental steps to 0.2 to 0.8 mg/kg in 1 to 3 divided doses a day. The dosage may be adjusted according to symptoms. The maximum dose is 40 mg of the active ingredient a day for adults, 1.0 mg/kg of the active ingredient a day for children. 1 tablet contains 5 mg of the active ingredient. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose 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

  • 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.
  • Do not drink alcohol, without a doctor's permission.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include sleepiness, somnolence, lightheadedness, dizziness, increased saliva, double vision and loss of appetite. 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.
  • unable to stop using this medicine and be dependent on it  [dependence]
  • breathe shallowly and fast, difficult to breathe  [respiratory depression]
  • fever, rash/blister in skin, bloodshot eyes, erosion in lips/mouth  [toxic epidermal necrosis, mucocutaneous ocular 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.