Shofusan extract tablets for chronic eczema
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General information on Japanese Shofusan extract tablets for chronic eczema
Package details: 180 tablets
Manufacturer: Kracie Pharmaceutical Ltd., Japan
Active ingredients: Rehmannia Root, Gypsum, Japanese Angelica Root, Burdock Fruit, Atractylodes Lancea Rhizome, Saposhnikovia Root, Akebia Stem, Sesame, Anemarrhena Rhizome, Glycyrrhiza, Sophora Root, Schizonepeta Spike, Cicada Slough.
Medical effect: Shofusan extract tablets from Japan are effective for the treatment of chronic eczema.
Contraindications and precautions: Do not use for pregnant, possible pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not use for patients prone to diarrhea or in the weakened state.
If an allergic reaction occurs, stop using the medicine and consult with your doctor. If you’re taking any other medication or receiving any other treatment, you have to consult with your doctor before use.
Due to natural origin of the components, the color of tablets may slightly vary.
Dosage and administration: Take the tablets before meal or between meals, with water or warm water.
- For adults (15 years old or more): 4 tablets 3 times a day.
- For children 7-15 years old: 3 tablets 3 times a day.
- For children 5-7 years old: 2 tablets 3 times a day.
- For children less than 7 years old: do not use.
The doctor in charge may adjust the dosage according to patient's age and symptoms.
How effective are Shofusan extract tablets from Japan for chronic eczema?
Shofusan is a traditional Kampo herbal medicine. It is first mentioned Chinese clinical book, Waike Zhengzong, Orthodox Manual of External Medicine, written in the 17th century. This medicine is used for chronic eczema with strong itching, strong redness and a lot of secretions in the affected area.
Who should take Shofusan extract tablets from Japan?
Japanese doctors often prescribe Shofusan for the treatment of eczema or dermatitis, hives, athlete's foot or heat rash. Studies showed that Shofusan tablets provide anti-inflammatory action by inhibiting the neutrophil functions and scavenging reactive oxygen species, leading to a reduction in oxidative tissue injury (H. Akamatsu, Y. Asada, T. Horio. “Inhibitory effect of shofu-san, a Japanese kampo medicine, on neutrophil functions in vitro” // The American journal of Chinese medicine, 1998, 26(1): 57-64).