[MEDSP] The Medical/Dental Sentence Pack: Anti-Asthmatic Medicine

This entry is part 7 of 41 in the series [MEDSP] The Medical/Dental Sentence Pack

200510_img_4[1]喘息の薬(Anti-asthmatic medicine)


This is a medicine to widen the bronchi. It is used as a treatment for asthma and bronchitis.

  1.  【診察で】持病のある人は医師に伝えておいてください。妊娠中の人も報告しておきましょう。
    1. During consultation: Please tell your doctor if you have any chronic diseases or are currently pregnant.
  2. 【注意する人】病気によっては、症状を悪化させます。癲癇、甲状腺機能亢進症、腎臓病、心臓病、肝臓病、高齢の人、妊娠中の人などは、薬の血中濃度に注意するなど慎重に用います。
    1. Warning/Contraindications: Symptoms can worsen depending on the illness. People suffering from epilepsy, hyperthyroidism, kidney diseases, heart diseases or liver diseases, as well as elderly people and women during pregnancy should take this medicine with caution, and observe the medicine’s blood concentration.
  3. 【用法】:通常、テオフィリンとして、成人1回200mgを、小児1回100~200mgを、1日2回、朝及び就寝前に経口服用する。
    1. Usage: Theophylline is typically taken orally twice per day in the morning and before going to bed. The dose is 200 mg for adults, and from 100 mg to 200 mg for children.
  4. 【食生活】:お茶に含まれるカフェインは、この薬の副作用を少し強めるかもしれません。日本茶、コーヒー、紅茶類は控えめにしましょう。
    1. Diet: Caffeine, contained in green tea, japanese tea, coffee and black tea, can possibly strengthen side effects, and therefore should be taken in moderation.
  5. 【副作用】ときどき起こるのは、吐き気や嘔吐、腹痛、頭痛、動悸、手の震えなどです。このような場合、服用量を少し減らしたほうがよいかもしれませんので、早めに受診してください。
    1. Secondary effects: Nausea and vomiting, abdominal pain, headache, palpitations and hand tremblings can be caused sometimes by this medicine. In these cases, please consult with your doctor, since it is possible that reducing the dosing can be effective.
  • 喘息=ぜんそく
  • 気管支=きかんし
  • 妊娠中=にんしんちゅう
  • 癲癇=てんかん
  • 甲状腺機能亢進症=こうじょうせんきのうこうしんしょう
  • 腎臓病=じんぞうびょう
  • 心臓病=しんぞうびょう
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