くすりのしおり

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Revised: 10/2009

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 :
Pyridoxine Hydrochloride Powder 10% "Maruishi"
 Active ingredient:
Pyridoxine hydrochloride
 Dosage form:
white to faint yellow powder
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is a coenzyme type vitamin B6 preparation, which is associated with degradation/biosyntheis of protein in metabolic process in the body.
It is usually used for a supplement of vitamin B6 and to treat angular cheilitis, cheilitis, glossitis, acute/chronic eczema, seborrhoic eczema, contact dermatitis, peripheral neuritis and radiation damage.

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, take 0.1 to 1 g (10 to 100 mg of the active ingredient) a day. The dosage may be adjusted according to your age or symptoms. However, in a rare case of dependency, a larger amount of this medicine may be taken. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. 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

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include photohypersensitivity and peripheral neuropathy (numbness of limbs, abnormal perception). 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.
  • muscle pain, lassitude, reddish brown urine [rhabdomyolysis]
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 light, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.