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Logo MEDI-KEEL A THROAT SPRAY

SCHEDULING STATUS:
Not scheduled

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

MEDI-KEEL A THROAT SPRAY

COMPOSITION:
Each 100 mL of MEDI-KEEL A THROAT SPRAY contains:
Phenol         0,5 g
Sodium benzoate 0,3% m/v as preservative

PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A.16.4 Naso-pharyngeal and bucco-pharyngeal antiseptics.

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
MEDI-KEEL A THROAT SPRAY exerts a local anaesthetic effect.

INDICATIONS:
MEDI-KEEL A THROAT SPRAY is indicated for temporary relief of minor sore throat infections.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
MEDI-KEEL A THROAT SPRAY is contra-indicated in patients with known sensitivity to phenol.

WARNINGS:
Not to be used by persons who are allergic to phenol.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Spray full-strength 5 times (children 6-12 years, spray 3 times).
Rinse for 15 seconds, then expel remainder.
Repeat every two hours if necessary.

SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Certain individuals may become sensitised to phenol. If severe or persistent sore throat accompanied by high fever, headache, nausea and vomiting occur, consult your doctor promptly, as these symptoms may indicate a serious condition. Local irritation may occur. Not to be given to children under the age of 6 unless directed by a doctor.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
In the event of an oral overdosage of this preparation, substantial doses of milk and starch mixture should be given and the stomach emptied by inducing emesis or by aspiration and lavage with a dilute starch mixture of a 1% solution of sodium thiosulphate. Further treatment is symptomatic.

IDENTIFICATION:
A clear, red, cherry-flavoured solution, with the odour of menthol and thymol. It leaves a slight tingling sensation in the mouth when applied.

PRESENTATION:
Clear, glass bottle of 100 mL, with a spray pump attachment.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Store below 25°C.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

REFERENCE NUMBER:
T/16.4/184

NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF APPLICANT:
Adcock Ingram Ltd
Adcock Ingram Park
17 Harrison Avenue, Bryanston, Ext 77
Private Bag X69, Bryanston, 2021

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT:
10/06/1988

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