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Logo PICCADILLY FOOT OINTMENT

SCHEDULING STATUS:
Unscheduled

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

PICCADILLY FOOT OINTMENT

COMPOSITION:
Each 10 g contains:
       
Salicylic Acid 5 g

PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A.13.8 - Keratolytic

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
Salicylic Acid has keratolytic properties. Externally it produces slow and painless destruction of the epithelium.

INDICATIONS:
Piccadilly Foot Ointment is indicated for the removal of hard skin, corns and callouses.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
Known hypersensitivity to Salicylic Acid. Avoid applying to normal surrounding skin.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Using a cotton bud or some other applicator, rub a small amount of ointment into the area in the morning and at night. After a week of treatment, soak the area in hot water. If Piccadilly Ointment is applied by hand, wash immediately with soap and water as Salicylic Acid is a mild irritant and continuous application to the skin may cause dermatitis.

SIDE EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Sensitivity to Salicylic Acid may result in dermatitis. Care should be taken to protect the skin surrounding the affected area.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
Accidental ingestion may give rise to Salicylate poisoning.
Treatment is supportive and symptomatic.

CONDITIONS OF REGISTRATION:
None

IDENTIFICATION:
A rough textured cream to yellow coloured ointment.

PRESENTATION:
25 mL glass jar with screw cap.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Store below 30°C out of direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children. FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY.

APPLICATION NUMBER:
G2155 (Act 101/1965)

NAME AND ADDRESS OF APPLICANT:
Adco Drug Company (Pty) Ltd.,
491 Sydney Road
Durban 4001

DATE OF PUBLICATION:
01/12/92

LEA 601/12.92

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