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Revised: 5/2014

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 :
LACTION PAP 70mg
 Active ingredient:
Indomethacin
 Dosage form:
white to pale yellow patch (10×14 cm)
 Print on wrapping:
Medicine bag surface mention; LOP70

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is absorbed through skin, and shows analgesic/anti-inflammatory activity by suppressing production of prostaglandin. It is a thermal sensing patch for relieving swelling and pain.
It is usually used to treat osteoarthritis, peritendinitis, muscle pain, and swelling/pain after an injury.

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: aspirin induced asthma or its history, bronchial asthema.
  • 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, apply to the affected area twice a day. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Avoid applying to a wound/mucous membrane, eczema/rash, and around the eyes.
  • Apply it after wiping an affected part getting wet. Take it off more than 30 minutes before bathing, and do not use it immediately after bathing.
  • If you miss a dose, apply a dose when you noticed. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. You should not use two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally use more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop using 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 hypersensitivity symptom of skin (rash, redness, swelling, itch, erosion, tingling feeling). 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.
No pertinent entries.
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 light, heat and moisture, close the zipper after opening.
  • 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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