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Category 2 OTC medicines

ROCKMIN GOLD
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CHARACTERISTICS

  • This medicine is a crude drug powder in which the kampo formulation “Hachimigan” is combined with medicinal ginseng. It is remarkably effective for symptoms that often occur in middle-to-advanced ages such as malaise, stiff shoulders, lower back pain, frequent urination, and thirst.
  • This medicine is a brown to dark-brown fine granule preparation with a characteristic flavor.

INDICATIONS

The following symptoms associated with fatigability, chills in the limbs, decreased urine output, and polyuria and sometimes associated with thirst:

  • Malaise, stiff shoulders
  • Frequent urination, dysuria, swelling
  • Lower back pain, lower limb pain, numbness
  • Blurred vision and itching in the elderly

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS

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

Age One dose Daily dose
15 years or over 1 unit 3 times
Under 15 years Do not take

Precautions regarding dosage and directions

Please follow the recommended dosage and directions.

INGREDIENTS

Three units of this medicine (3.6g, daily dose) contain the following ingredients

Hachimigan 3,000mg
Jio (rehmannia root) 800mg
Bukuryo (poria sclerotium) 400mg
Sanshuyu (cornus fruits) 400mg
Botanpi (moutan bark) 400mg
Sanyaku (dioscorea rhizome) 400mg
Keihi (cinnamon bark) 133mg
Takusha (alisma rhizome) 400mg
Bushi powder (powdered processed aconite root) 67mg
Ninjin powder (powdered ginseng) 400mg

Inactive ingredients:

Pregelatinized starch, anhydrous silicic acid, corn starch

Precautions regarding ingredients

Since the medicine contains crude drugs, the color and shape of fine granules may vary for individual products; however this has no effect on the efficacy of this medicine.

  1. "Hachimigan" is a formulation listed in "Kinkiyoryaku," a representative kampo medical book edited in the Houhan era (around 200 AD) in China, and it is used for symptoms such as fatigability, chills in the limbs, frequent urination, and thirst.
  2. Ninjin (ginseng), which is one of the important crude drugs listed in "Shinnohonzogyo," improves decreased metabolic function caused by gastrointestinal weakness, etc., and is used for symptoms such as malaise because it has a tonic effect.

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:

  1. Persons who have a weak stomach.
  2. Persons who are prone to diarrhea.

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. Woman who are or may be pregnant
    3. Persons with strong hot flushes, red face, and sufficient body strength
    4. Persons who have experienced rashes, redness, itching, etc., due to medicines or something
  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, stomach discomfort, abdominal pain
    Others Hot flushes, palpitations, numbness of the lips and tongue
  3. Stop taking this medicine and consult a physician, pharmacist, or registered salesperson if the following symptom appears after taking this medicine and continues or worsens. 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. Do not take this medicine after the expiration date.