Frequently Asked Questions


Q&AWe will answer to your question relating to
“Ryukakusan and Ryukakusan Direct”

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According to Ryukakusan dosing instruction, one dosing is one spoon. Is it heaped or leveled?
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With the specially provided spoon, take one heaping spoon. It is 0.3g per a single dosage.
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Should the powder need to be put at the back on the throat?
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Locate the medicine on the tongue to slowly melt away, and wash it down through the throat. By putting at the back of the throat, it may cause choking.
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How many times per day can I take Ryukakusan? How long should I wait before taking next dosing?
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You can take up to 6 times per day. Please leave longer than 2 hours between.
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How long should I wait for eating or drinking after taking Ryukakusan?
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Please wait 15 to 30 minutes before you eat or drink after taking Ryukakusan.
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When should I take Ryukakusan? Should I take before or after meals?
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Take Ryukakusan whenever you feel necessary or feel irritation on your throat.
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Does it cause drowsiness?
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Ryukakusan or Ryukakusan Direct doesn’t contain any ingredient to cause drowsiness.
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According to instruction, it says “If your condition persists more than 5 to 6 days, stop taking this medicine. Please take this product instruction to show, and consult with your physician, pharmacist, or registered sales clerks.“ Can we take continuously?
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If the condition doesn't improved after taking Ryukakusan 5 to 6 days, there may be another cause of problem. We would like you to stop taking medication, and consult with your physician.
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Can we administrate Ryukakusan to children?
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Infants 3 month-old and over can take Ryukakusan. Children 3 year-old and over can take Ryukakusan Direct Stick(Mint and Peach). Ryukakusan Direct Lozenge Mango R can be taken by those 5 year-old and over. Please refer dosage instructions on the packaging and inserts document of the products, as it differs depending upon the products or age.
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Can we make a purchase directory from your company?
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Currently, the direct selling from the company is not available. Please purchase your nearest drugstore or pharmacies.

Q&AWe will answer questions relating to
“Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly)”/
“Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly) for Children”

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Does it have interference with medicine’s efficacy or absorptions?
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Food additives being used for “Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly)” series, “Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly) for Children” series are approved for medical use. Regarding each additive, please consult with doctors or pharmacists.
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I have been diagnosed as diabetes, and having a strict calorie intake limits.
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“Swallowing Aid Jelly(Magic Jelly)” doesn’t contain any saccharide such as sugar. Beside, calorie intake per single serving is 2.6kcal (approx. 15g) which is very low in calorie. It doesn’t effect on the insulin. Overall, the product is safe to take.
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Don’t we need to drink water?
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“Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly)” series, “Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly) for Children” are made of 85% water. This is to substitute the water. Therefore additional water is unnecessary. However, one can take additional water if one feels needed. Generally, it is said that a cup of water is needed to absorb medicine into the body.
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Does it contain any “allergen”, which causes an allergic reaction?
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This product doesn’t contain any allergen substance, such as (shrimp, crab, eggs, milk, wheat, buck wheat or peanuts.) However, grape juice is included in “Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly) for Children Grape Flavor”.
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How should I use each products of “Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly)” series?
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There are 2 kinds of Magic Jelly, Magic Jelly for Chinese Medicine, and Magic Jelly for Children. Mainly, 2 kinds of Magic Jelly and Magic Jelly for Children are developed to swallow tablets and capsules. Use Magic Jelly for Chinese Medicine to swallow herbal medicines, powdered medicines and granule medicines. For taking bitter medicines such as anti-biotics, we recommend to use Magic Jelly for Children Chocolate Flavor. If you have any questions, please contact with our customers support line.
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How much should I use for single use?
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Actual amount per one dosing is not decided. Please start with one large spoonful. Then, gradually adjust the amount according to the formula or volume of medicine.
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What if I took too much?
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The ingredients of “Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly)” series are food ingredients. Only additives approved as pharmaceutical have been used, causing no harm to the body. However, depending on the taker’s health condition, it has a possibility of causing diarrhea, be aware of overtake.
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How long will it last after used?
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After it’s opened, keep them in the refrigerator, use it up in 1 week. (“Swallowing Aid Jelly(Magic Jelly) for Children Chocolate Flavor” should be used up in 3 days.) The nozzle should be clean, and the cap closed. Stick type is for one time use.
Moreover, none of our “Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly)” series has any preservatives. Used products with passed expiry dates could affect the quality of the product. Please stop using any longer.
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At what age can you start taking “Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly) for Children”?
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We recommend to use from the middle stage of weaning. Please make certain that the child can swallow the hardness of Jelly.
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Can we take while lying down?
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Taking medicine while laying may cause choking. It is important that you can take your dose while you are standing or sitting in an upright position.
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“Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly) for Children Chocolate Flavor” has the inner sticker on the spout. However, there is no inner seal on the spout of other products.
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“Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly) for Children Chocolate Flavor” has a different manufacturing process than others. That is the reason why this product is the only one with the inner seal.
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Is“Swallowing Aid Jelly (Magic Jelly) for Chinese Medicine” be used only on herbal medicine?
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“Swallowing Aid Jelly(Magic Jelly) for Chinese Medicine” can be used for other than herbal medicine. It can be used for powder and granules. Stir it to mix with jelly and medicine. For capsules, cover them with jelly and swallow. However it is not fit for liquids such as decoctions.

Q&AWe will answer questions relating to
“Ryukakusan Throat Refreshing Candy”.

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What is each Ryukakusan Herbal Extract?
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Mentha piperita, Metricaria recutita, Tilia europaea, Glycyrrhiaz glabra, Thymes vulgaris, Salvia officinalis, Illicium verum, Eucalyptus globulus, Plantago asiatica, Sambucus racemosa, Malva officinalis, Pimpinella anisum, Achilea millefolium, Melissa officinalis, Ziziphus jujuba, Lonicera japonica, Citrus unshiu, Platycodon grandiflorus, Chrysanthemum morifolium. 19 kinds of herbs are included.
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What is each Ryukakusan Herbal powder?
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Chinese quince and Chamomile.
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Are there sugarless candies?
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“Ryukakusan Throat Refreshing Candy” Cassis & Blueberry flavor is sugarless candy.
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Does St.John’s wort included in the candy?
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No, St. John’s wort is not included in the candy.
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How many candies can I take in a day?
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As candy is not medicine, these is no restriction of the dosage amount. Take amount as you like. However, please be aware of the amount of the sugar and calorie consumption.