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Revised: 11/2012

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse 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 :
TAIPROTON Cap.30mg
 Active ingredient:
Lansoprazole
 Dosage form:
white capsule, major axis: 18 mm, minor axis: 7.5 mm
 Print on wrapping:
(face) TAIPROTON30mg TYK396 30mg, (back) タイプロトン 30mg TYK396

Effects of this medicine

This medicine inhibits enzyme activities of the proton pump in the gastric mucosa and suppresses gastric acid secretion.
It is usually used in the treatment of gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer, anastomotic ulcer, reflux esophagitis and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

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: hepatic disorder.
  • 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))
  • For gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer, anastomotic ulcer, reflux esophagitis and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome: In general, for adults, take 1 capsule (30 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, once daily. The duration of administration is restricted to 8 weeks for gastric ulcer and anastomotic ulcer, and 6 weeks for duodenal ulcer.
    For reflux esophagitis: In general, for adults, take 1 capsule (30 mg) at a time, once daily. The duration of administration is restricted to 8 weeks. In maintenance therapy for recurrent or relapse reflux esophagitis, take 15 mg at a time, once daily. If the therapeutic effect is insufficient, you may be instructed to take 1 capsule (30 mg) at a time.
    The dosage may be adjusted according to the disease, age or symptoms in any case. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take a dose as soon as you remember. However, you need to wait longer than 8 hours to take the next 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 rash, itch, constipation, diarrhea, dry mouth, enlarged feeling of abdomen, headache, sleepiness, fever and gynecomastia. 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.
  • systemic rash, facial edema, breathing difficulty  [anaphylactic reaction, shock]
  • general malaise, fever, shortness of breath, nasal bleeding, subcutaneous bleeding, reddish brown urine  [pancytopenia, agranulocytosis, granulocytopenia, hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, anemia]
  • yellowing in skin and white of eyes, general malaise, loss of appetite  [serious hepatic dysfunction]
  • fever, general malaise, rash or redness in skin, eye or mouth  [toxic epidermal necrolysis, oculomucocutaneous syndrome]
  • fever, dry cough, breathing difficulty  [interstitial pneumonia]
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 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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