Nine Unusual Medicines from Japan: Tradition and Innovation
Check out these Nine unusual medicines directly from Japan available today.
In Japan, a lot of all kinds of unusual, interesting and useful drugs and drugs. In our review, we selected the most interesting Japanese drugs that can help you in treating a particular disease.
1. Flu treatment in one day. Xofluza
Xofluza went on sale in Japan in 2018 and was approved by the FDA health care organization in the US in the autumn of 2018. This unusual drug from Japan suggests a complete cure for flu symptoms within 24 hours after diagnosis. Baloxavir Marboxyl inhibits the growth of viruses, stopping the development of the disease at the carrier level. Details of the mechanism of the drug xofluza described here. The drug is officially approved and in Japan it is already very difficult to get it because of its great effectiveness. Children need one pill. Adults weighing over 80 kg should take 4 tablets at a dosage of 10 mg at a time.
2. Removing spasms in the shoulders in 30 minutes: Korihogs
Korihogs medicine is an innovative development for busy people who do not have time to go for a medical massage. Spasticity in the cervical region and shoulder girdle is dangerous. It disrupts blood flow and provokes oxygen starvation of the brain. Thanks to the targeted action of chlorzoxazone, the Korihogs medicine relieves spasms for 30-60 minutes and restores blood flow, removing the negative effects caused by stress and fatigue. Pay attention when you take the drug for the first time, do not drive car and do not do anything that requires high concentration.
3. The dissolution of kidney stones: Urocalun
Innovative urocalun 225 mg medicine effectively removes stones from the kidneys. Previously, such treatment was long and painful. But now tablets allow you to dissolve the stones in a fairly short time. Do not interrupt treatment without the indication of the attending physician. The drug requires a serious attitude and careful use.
4. Diabetes treatment with one tablet per week: Zafatek from Japan
The unusual drug Zafatek did not go beyond Japan due to its high efficiency and the reluctance of the EMA and the FDA (European and American medical agencies) to let such a serious competitor into their market. The drug is effective for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is also used in the treatment of type 1 diabetes as prescribed by a physician. It is strictly forbidden to use together with insulin, as there is a risk of hypoglycemia. The active component of trelagliptin is enough to take only once a week. Zafatek can cause hypoglycemia, so it should be taken with caution.
5. Treatment of arthritis and arthrosis of grade 2-4: Adant Dispo
This medicine is a new word in the method of treatment of arthritis and arthrosis - intra-articular injections of increased viscosity Adant Dispo, which replace the intra-articular fluid and reduce the friction of cartilage in the articular bag. The medicine is most effective in the treatment of arthritis and arthrosis 2-3 degrees. In the case of the fourth degree, unfortunately, it can only help delay the inevitable for several years. The drug has many popular analogues, but no substitute can boast of the same efficiency. When using Adant Dispo, you should pay attention to the following instructions:
- Only a surgeon should administer the medicine.
- The surgeon or the attending physician should supervise the treatment.
- The drug is intended for intra-articular injections only.
- The drug should be administered one time per week, unless otherwise prescribed by a doctor.
- Follow the general state and health with the introduction of the medicine.
6. Treatment of prostatitis: Eviprostat from Japan
Unusual, but very effective drug Eviprostat with a proven efficacy of up to 70% with regular use for 2-3 months. In Japan, there is a prescription medicine for prostatitis with proven medical effect. When using it, a long course is required (about 2-3 months at least), but after a month the pain symptoms subside, and by the end of the third month of use, most of the observed patients experience a significant improvement in clinical conditions.
7. Certified remedy for baldness: The drug Riup for men and women
The only certified product in Japan with proven baldness effects that restores hair growth. Riup manifests its effects 4-6 months after the start of use. The only difficulty is regularity. Apply it every 12 hours without delay and without gaps. In some cases, an allergic reaction is observed, but this percentage is very small.
8. Headache Treatment: Magnetic Necklace
An unusual and popular medical tool from Japan for pressure and headaches. One of the main causes of headaches is muscle and vasospasm. Induction magnetic fields of twenty magnets of force 150mT have a positive effect on the blood flow and nutrition of the brain in the shortest possible time. It helps fast even elderly people. The only serious contraindication is oncology. Due to the effects described above, the Magnetic Necklace normalizes the pressure and brings it back to normal.
9. Purposeful Treatment of Menstrual Pain: Loxonin
Loxonin is popular in Japan specifically for the treatment of menstrual (as well as any other) pain. This medicine inhibits the biosynthesis of substances that cause pain, thereby acting on the root cause of the problem. It does not irritate the gastric mucosa and does not cause nausea. Loxoprofen (the active ingredient of the drug) is not recommended for people under 15 years old. Loxonin is effective for:
- common pain symptoms
- menstrual pain
- migraine and reactions to meteorological changes
- muscle aches and cramps