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  • SUPATONIN Tablets 50mg : 100 tablets
  • JP

Code:004510-001

SUPATONIN Tablets 50mg : 100 tablets

Sale Price:US$29.90

Warehouse Japan1
Manufacturer Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma
Brand Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma
JAN Code 4987128032495
GS1 14987128032492
Ingredient Code 6428001
Shipping Schedule 5 to 10 working days after payment

Description

This medicine shows insecticidal activity by suppressing oxygen consumption of adult filarial worms and enhancing host immunity.
It is usually used to remove filarial worms from the blood of infected people.

Presentation

100tablets

Feature

white tablets, diameter: 8.0mm, thickness: 3.0mm

Active Ingredients

Diethylcarbamazine citrate

Effect/Efficacy

This medicine shows insecticidal activity by suppressing oxygen consumption of adult filarial worms and enhancing host immunity.
It is usually used to remove filarial worms from the blood of infected people.

Usage/Dosage

In general, for the first 3 days, adults take 2 tablets (100 mg of the active ingredient) and children take one tablet (50 mg of the active ingredient) at a time once a day after dinner. For the following 3 days, adults take 2 tablets (100 mg) and children take one tablet (50 mg) at a time, 3 times a day after each meal. Then, adults take 6 tablets (300 mg) and children take 3 tablets (150 mg) once a week for 8 weeks. Strictly follow the instructions.
If you miss a dose, take a dose as soon as possible. If it is close to your next dose, skip a 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.

Cautions

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.)

Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

Contraindication

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include headache, malaise, dizziness, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, diarrhoea and loss of hair. 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.
fever, swollen lymph nodes, swelling [hypersensitivity symptom]
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.