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Logo ADCO-ETHYL CHLORIDE SPRAY

SCHEDULING STATUS:
S1

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

ADCO-ETHYL CHLORIDE SPRAY

COMPOSITION:
Each bottle contains
ethyl chloride 100 mL slightly compressed to form a liquid.

PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A 4 Local Anaesthetics

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
When sprayed onto the skin, ADCO-ETHYL CHLORIDE, because of its low boiling point and the intense cold produced by evaporation, produces local anaesthesia.

INDICATIONS:
Relief of pain in sprains and myalgia. As a local anaesthetic in minor surgery.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
There are no known contra-indications to topical administration.

WARNINGS:
ADCO-ETHYL CHLORIDE
is highly inflammable. KEEP AWAY FROM NAKED FLAME.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Spray the area to be anaesthetised from a distance of approximately fifteen (15) centimeters.

SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
There are no known side-effects to topical usage.

IDENTIFICATION:
Ethyl chloride, when slightly compressed, forms a colourless liquid. It is supplied in spray bottles.

PRESENTATION:
Glass spray bottles of 100 mL.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Store below 25°C. Keep out of reach of children.

REFERENCE NUMBER:
G 2750 (Act 101/1965)

NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF THE APPLICANT:
ADCOCK INGRAM LIMITED
Adcock Ingram Park
17 Harrison Avenue
Bryanston
Private Bag X69, Bryanston, 2021

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT:
1 December 1974

New addition to this site: April 2004
Source: Pharmaceutical Industry

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