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Category 2 OTC medicines

NAIFUKU BORRAGINOL EP
内服ボラギノールEP

CHARACTERISTICS

  1. This medicine is an oral remedy for hemorrhoids containing 3 crude drug extracts, including Botanpi (moutan bark) extract, and vitamin E acetate.
  2. This medicine improves anorectal blood circulatory disorders, which are a cause of hemorrhoids (blind piles) and anal fistula, suppresses inflammation, and improves symptoms such as pain, bleeding, swelling, and itching due to hemorrhoids (piles) and anal fissure.
  3. This medicine is easy-to-take light gray-yellow to light gray-brown granules, which dissolve easily.
  4. It comes in easy-to-carry pouches.
  5. It is to be taken twice a day.

INDICATIONS

Relief of the following symptoms: hemorrhoids (piles), anal fissure, hemorrhoidal bleeding

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS

Take the following amount of medicine with cold or lukewarm water after a meal.

Age One dose Daily dose
Adult (15 years or over) 1 unit Twice
Under 15 years Do not take.

Precautions regarding dosage and directions

Please follow the recommended dosage and directions.

INGREDIENTS

In 2 units (2 g, daily dose for adults)

INGREDIENTS CONTENTS
Extracts from crude drugs Botanpi (moutan bark) extract 300mg
(Extracted from Botanpi [moutan bark] 1200mg)
Seiyotochinoki (horse chestnut) seed extract 100mg
(Extracted from Seiyotochinoki [horse chestnut] seed 600mg)
Shikon (lithospermum root) water-soluble extract 300mg
(Extracted from Shikon [lithospermum root] 900mg)
Vitamin Vitamin E acetate
(Tocopherol acetate)
100mg

Inactive ingredients:

Aspartame (L-phenylalanine compound), lactose hydrate, light anhydrous silicic acid, powdered cinnamon bark, carmellose sodium, Kanzo (glycyrrhiza) extract

Precautions regarding ingredients

Since the medicine contains crude drugs (medicinal grass roots, barks, etc), the color and taste of granules may vary for individual products; however this has no effect on the efficacy of this medicine.

About the crude drugs contained in this medicine

Botanpi
(moutan bark)

Since the root bark of Botan (moutan) is used for medicinal purposes, it is presented as Botanpi (moutan bark). It is one of the important crude drugs listed in the oldest document of Chinese medicines, "Shinno Honzogyo." Botanpi extract improves blood circulation and suppresses inflammation.

Seiyotochinoki
(horse chestnut) seed

Seiyotochinoki (horse chestnut) is also known as “marronnier.” Its seed extract is used for treatment of hemorrhoids in countries such as Germany and France. Seiyotochinoki seed extract improves blood circulation and suppresses inflammation.

Shikon
(lithospermum root)

The name of Shikon (lithospermum root), or purple root, derives from its color of root bark. It is a purple root listed in "Shinno Honzogyo" as lithospermum erythrorhizon, and has been used externally for the treatment of hemorrhoids since ancient times. Shikon extract suppresses inflammation.

PRECAUTIONS FOR USE

What you should NOT do

(If you do not follow the precautions listed below, your current symptoms may worsen and you may be at an increased risk of side effects.)
The following persons should not take this medicine:
Persons who have had allergies to this medicine or ingredients of this medicine

Who should seek consultation

  1. The following persons should consult a physician, pharmacist or registered salesperson** before taking this medicine:
    1. Persons under treatment by a physician
    2. Women who are or may be pregnant
    3. Persons who have had allergies to medicines or something
    4. Persons diagnosed with the following condition:
      Phenylketonuria
  2. Stop taking this medicine immediately and consult a physician, pharmacist, or registered salesperson if the following symptoms appear after taking this medicine because they might be side effects of the medicine. Take this leaflet with you.
    Affected area Symptoms
    Skin Rashes, redness, itching
    Digestive organs Loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting
  3. Stop taking this medicine and consult a physician, pharmacist, or registered salesperson if the following symptom appear after taking this medicine and continue or worsen. Take this leaflet with you.
    Diarrhea
  4. Stop taking this medicine and consult a physician, pharmacist, or registered salesperson if symptoms do not improve after taking this medicine for about one month. Take this leaflet with you.

**Registered salesperson: person who has the license to sell OTC medicines except Category 1.

PRECAUTIONS FOR STORAGE AND HANDLING

  1. Store in a dry, cool place away from direct sunlight.
  2. Keep out of the reach of children.
  3. To prevent improper use or loss of quality, do not transfer the medicine to another container.
  4. Do not take this medicine after the expiration date.
Keys to prevent hemorrhoids
- Maintain a healthy lifestyle and prevent hemorrhoids -

Eat balanced meals three times a day to have better bowel movements.

Keep your anal clean at all times. In particular, taking a bath improves blood circulation of the anus.

Do not push forcefully during a bowel movement.