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Category 2 OTC medicines

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CHARACTERISTICS

  • This medicine is a crude drug powder in which the kampo prescription “Hachimigan” containing Ginseng for medicine. It is remarkably effective for symptoms that often occur in middle-to-advanced ages such as feeling of 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, chill in the limbs, decreased urine volume, and polyuria and sometimes associated with thirst:

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

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS

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

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

This medicine contains the following ingredients in three units (3.6g, daily dose).

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 matu(powdered processed aconite root) 67mg
ninjin matu(powdered ginseng) 400mg

Inactive ingredients:

Partly pregelatinized starch, silicic anhydride, corn starch

Precautions regarding ingredients

Since the medeicine contains crude drug, the fine granular powder color and shape may vary for individual products, however this has no effect on the efficacy of this medicine.

  1. "Hachimigan" is a prescription 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, chill in the limbs, frequent urination and thirst.
  2. Ginseng is an important crude drug listed in "Shinnohonzokyo", improves decreased metabolic function caused by weak stomach, 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 flush, red face and sufficient body strength.
    4. Persons who have developed rash, redness, itching, etc., after taking 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 Rash, redness, itching
    Digestive organs Anorexia, stomach discomfort, abdominal pain
    Others Hot flush, palpitations, numbness of lip or tongue
  3. Stop taking this medicine and consult a physician, pharmacist or registered salesperson if the following symptoms 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. Do not take this medicine after the expiration date.