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Logo ALPHA TOOTHACHE ESSENCE

SCHEDULING STATUS:
S1

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

ALPHA TOOTHACHE ESSENCE

COMPOSITION:
Each 1 mL contains:
Phenol Liquid –0,0125 mL
Clove Oil – 0,05 mL
Alcohol –80,16% v/v

PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
4 : local anaesthetics

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
Local anaesthetic. Clove Oil applied topically is used as a local analgesic for carious cavities and exposed tooth pulps. Phenol Liquid has an analgesic effect by causing paralysis of the sensory nerve endings. (Goodman & Gilman 6th Edition).

INDICATIONS:
Temporary relief of toothache

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
Contra-indicated in patients with Phenol or Clove Oil sensitivity.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
A small quantity to be applied on cotton wool (and used either as a swab or plug, to be inserted into the cavity).

SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Repeated application may damage the gingival tissues. The product is recommended for temporary relief of pain only and should not be used for longer than 48 hours before consulting a dentist.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:

CONDITIONS OF REGISTRATION:

IDENTIFICATION:
A clear almost colourless liquid with the odour of clove.

PRESENTATION:
A glass perfume bottle with bakelite screwcap packed in outer cardboard carton.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Keep well closed and store below 30°C away from direct light and out of reach of children.

APPLICATION NUMBER:
G2815 (Act/Wet 101/1965)

NAME AND ADDRESS OF APPLICANT:
Adco Drug Co. (Pty) Ltd.
491 Sydney Road
DURBAN, 4000

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF PACKAGE INSERT:
23.02.1987

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