くすりのしおり

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Revised: 3/2012

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse effects (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse effects and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
Posterisan forte (Ointment)
 Active ingredient:
Killed escherichia coli suspension
Hydrocortisone
 Dosage form:
pale yellow oily ointment
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine enhances leukocyte chemotactic and shows local phylaxis effect, and heals a wound more quickly by incarnant and anti-inflammatory effect.
It is usually used to treat symptoms of hemorrhoid (bleeding, pain, swelling, itchiness), surgical wound in the anus, eczema or dermatitis around the anus, etc.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you ever experienced any allergic reaction (itch, rash etc.) to any medicine.
    If you have a local tuberculous or pyogenic infection, viral disease, or local mycosis (candidiasis, tinea, etc.)
  • 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>>
  • General dosage regimen: Apply or put an appropriate amount of the medicine to/into the affected area, 1 to 3 times daily. Take enough care not to get the medicine in the eyes. Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor/pharmacist.
  • When you inserts the tube in an anus, you insert only the nozzle part and not put the whole container.
  • Check with your doctor/pharmacist regularly if you have to use the medicine for a long period.
  • Apply or put in as soon as possible. DO NOT use or put double doses to make up for the missed dose.
  • If you used too much of the medicine (more than ordered), check with your doctor/pharmacist.
  • Do not stop using or putting in the medicine without the instructions of your doctor.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse effects of this medicine

Common side effects are reported as below. If any of them occurs, check with your doctor/pharmacist: itchiness, defecation desire, local discomfort, etc.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse effects indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • sensitive to bright light, severe eye pain, failing eyesight.[Glaucoma, posterior capsule opacification]
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 this medicine out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

For healthcare professional use only: Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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