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Revised: 11/2015

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 :
WYPAX TABLETS 1.0
 Active ingredient:
Lorazepam
 Dosage form:
white tablet, diameter: 6.4 mm, thickness: 2.4 mm, weight: 100 mg
 Print on wrapping:
ワイパックス1.0, WPX1.0, 1.0mg, Wypax1.0

Effects of this medicine

This medicine binds to benzodiazepine receptor in the central nerve system to relieve anxiety and stress.
It is usually used to treat anxiety, stress and depression in nervous diseases, and physical symptoms in psychosomatic disorders (such as autonomic imbalance, cardiac neurosis) as well as for treatment of anxiety, stress and depression.

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 have: acute narrow-angle glaucoma or myasthenia gravis.
  • 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 1 to 3 tablets (1 to 3 mg of the active ingredient) a day in two to three divided doses. The dosage may be adjusted according to the disease, age or symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed 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.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • This medicine may cause drowsiness, and lack of attention, concentration and reflex action ability. Do not operate dangerous machinery such as driving a car or work at heights while taking this medicine.
  • Pay attention to the fact that drinking alcohol may cause drowsiness and intensify the decline of attention, concentration and reflex action ability.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include drowsiness, light headedness, dizziness, dull headache, headache, nausea, gastric distress, loss of appetite, dry mouth, itching, rash, edema/angioedema and respiratory distress. 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.
  • unable to stop using this medicine, convulsion/hallucination/tremoring limbs/insomnia/anxiety (due to discontinuation) [dependence]
  • disturbed and unable to have normal thoughts, impaired mind, unable to recognize time or place [irritable excitation, confusion]
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 reach of children. Store away from light, 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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