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Logo DURATEARS ophthalmic ointment

SCHEDULING STATUS:
Not scheduled

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

DURATEARS ophthalmic ointment

COMPOSITION:
Each g contains 30 mg of anhydrous liquid
lanolin (Lantrol) in a mineral oil base with methylparaben 0,05% (m/m) and propylparaben 0,01% (m/m) as preservatives.

PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A.15.4 Ophthalmic preparations, other.

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
Lubricating ophthalmic ointment.

INDICATIONS:
Useful as a lubricant for the eye.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
Sensitivity to wool fat.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Insert small ribbon in conjunctival sac, or into affected area.

SIDE EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Do not touch tip of tube to any surface, as this may contaminate the ointment.
If ocular irritation persists, discontinue use.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
None known.

IDENTIFICATION:
A sterile ointment.

PRESENTATION:
Ophthalmic tube containing 3,5 g.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Store in a cool place below 25°C.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

REGISTRATION NUMBER:
J/15.4/290.

NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF THE APPLICANT:
Alcon Laboratories (S.A.) (Pty) Ltd.
Surrey Avenue
2194 RANDBURG

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT:
22 June 1977.

1190/JV 34482-B
344821



11/1985

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