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Published: 9/2009

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 :
Bromelain
 Active ingredient:
Bromelain
 Dosage form:
pale brown ointment
 Print on wrapping:
ブロメライン軟膏5万単位/g, 20g

Effects of this medicine

This medicine degrades protein by proteolytic enzyme to remove necrotized tissues on the wound surface. It is usually used to decompose, eliminate, cleanse necrotized tissues on the wound surface, including heat burn, decubitus (bedsore), various superficial ulcers, contused wound, incision wound, amputation trauma, and suppurated wound, and to subsequently promote wound healing.

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, spread an appropriate amount of ointment on a gauze or lint, smaller size than the ulcerative surface, then, apply without touching the ulcerative border as much as possible. Change the gauze/lint once a day. Stop using the the medicine when wound surface becomes clean and neo-granulant tissue develops. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Do not apply the ointment to normal skins. Use this medicine carefully to the mucosal surface. This medicine is not for ophthalmic.
  • If you miss a dose, apply the missed dose as soon as possible. You should not apply two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally use more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop using this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include bleeding, pain and erosion at the border of wound (erosion). 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, hives, consciousness disorder [anaphylactic shock]
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.
  • Please put the cap on when not in use.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.