Mystan tablets 10 mg for epilepsy (Clobazam)
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General information on Japanese Mystan tablets 10 mg from Japan for epilepsy (Clobazam)
Package details: 100 tablets
Manufacturer: Alfresa Pharma Corporation, Japan
Active ingredient: clobazam (chemical formula C16H13ClN2O2)
Medical effect: Mystan tablets are effective for treatment of partial and generalized seizures of epilepsy and certain types of status epilepticus.
Contraindications and precautions: Do not use in patients with glaucoma or myasthenia gravis. Do not use in pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not drink alcohol while taking this medication. As the medication may cause drowsiness, avoid driving a car or operating dangerous machinery. If an allergic reaction occurs, stop using the medication and consult with your doctor. If you’re taking any other medication, please consult with your doctor before use.
Dosage and administration of Japanese Mystan tablets 10 mg from Japan for epilepsy (Clobazam)
- For adults: start with taking 10 mg of the active ingredient as an initial dose. Then gradually increase it up to the dosage prescribed by your consulting doctor (usually 10-30 mg a day, divided into 1-3 times).
- For children: start with taking 0.2 mg of active ingredient per 1 kg of weight as an initial dose. Then gradually increase the dose to 0.2-0.8 mg/kg, divided into 1-3 times a day, according to the prescription of your consulting doctor.
- The maximum dose is 40 mg of the active ingredient a day for adults, 1.0 mg/kg of the active ingredient a day for children. Please note that 1 tablet contains 10 mg of the active ingredient.
How effective are Mystan tablets 10 mg from Japan for epilepsy (Clobazam)?
Mystan tablets contain clobazam, non-soluble 1,5-benzodiazepine. It is also known by brand names Frisium, Urbanyl, Onfi, and Tapclob. Clobazam works on benzodiazepine receptors of central nervous system, enhancing action of the GABA, an inhibitory neurotransmitter. Subsequently, Mystan tablets help to control convulsive seizure caused by epilepsy.
Who should use Mystan tablets 10 mg from Japan?
Mystan tablets are effective for treatment of partial and generalized seizures of epilepsy. It is also used in certain types of status epilepticus, specifically:
- simple partial,
- complex partial,
- tonic varieties.
When used in this types, the medication helps to retain the consciousness in patients (H. Gastaut, P. Tinuper et al. The effect of single oral dose of clobazam on some forms of status epilepticus. Revue d' Electroencéphalographie et de Neurophysiologie Clinique. Volume 14, Issue 3, December 1984, Pages 203-206). Mystan tablets are also approved in Japan as effective and safe medication for add-on therapy in difficult to treat focal epilepsies.
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