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Code:005370-002

Tsumura Choijokito[74] : 42bags(for two weeks)

Sale Price:US$19.79

Warehouse Japan1
Manufacturer TSUMURA & CO.
Brand TSUMURA & CO.
JAN Code 4987138807496
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Ingredient Code 5200100
Shipping Schedule 5 to 10 working days after payment

Description

Choijokito is indicated for the relief of the following symp-toms:Constipation

Presentation

42bags

Feature

light yellowish brown granules

Active Ingredients

7.5 g(3bags for 1day) of TSUMURA Choijokito extract granules con-tains 1.25 g of a dried extract of the following mixed crude drugs.JP Rhubarb 2.0gJP Glycyrrhiza 1.0gAnhydrous Mirabilitum 0.5g(JP: The Japanese Pharmacopoeia)

Effect/Efficacy

Constipation

Usage/Dosage

The usual adult dose is 7.5 g/day orally in 2 or 3 divided doses before or between meals. The dosage may be adjusted according to the patient's age and body weight, and symptoms.

Cautions

(1) When TJ-74 is used, the patient’s “SHO” (constitution/symptoms) should be taken into account. The patient’s progress should be carefully monitored, and if no improvement in symptoms/findings is observed, continuous treatment should be avoided.
(2) Since TJ-74 contains Glycyrrhiza, careful attention should be paid to the serum potassium level, blood pressure, etc., and if any abnormality is observed, administration should be discontinued.
(3) When TJ-74 is coadministered with other Kampo-preparations (Japanese traditional herbal medicines), etc., attention should be paid to the duplication of the contained crude drugs. Special caution should be exercised when TJ-74 is coadministered with preparations containing Rhubarb. (4) Since there is an individual difference in the cathartic action of Rhubarb, caution should be exercised concerning the dosage and administration.

SHO: The term “SHO” refers to a particular pathological status of a patient evaluated by the Kampo diagnosis, and is patterned according to the patient’s constitution, symptoms, etc. Kampo-preparations (Japanese traditional herbal medicines) should be used after confirmation that it is suitable for the identified “SHO” of the patient.

Contraindication

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include loss of appetite, abdominal pain and diarrhea. 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.
decreased urine output, edema of face and limbs, heavy feeling in the eyelids, hand stiffness [pseudoaldosteronism]
body dullness, weakness, cramp and numbness of limbs [myopathy]
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.