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Revised: 8/2019

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 :
CRAMPOL Powder
 Active ingredient:
Acetylpheneturide
 Dosage form:
white powder
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine suppresses epileptic attacks by acting on the central nerves.
It is usually used to treat convulsive attacks of epilepsy, psychomotor attacks and autonomic attacks.

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))
  • In general, for adults, start by taking the dose at 0.3 to 0.4 g, and for children, 0.1 to 0.2 g, three times a day after each meal. The dosage may be increased by 0.1 g a day until the full effect is achieved. A maintenance dose is generally 0.6 to 1.2 g a day for adults, 0.4 to 0.6 g a day for school-age children, 0.3 to 0.4 g a day for young children, and 0.2 g a day for infants. However, the dosage may be adjusted according to age or symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you missed a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, 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

  • Avoid performing dangerous operations such as driving a car, as this medicine causes sleepiness or decrease of attention/concentration/reflex movement.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include generalized red rash. 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.
  • anemic symptoms, bleeding tendency, fever [aplastic anemia]
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.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.