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Logo STREPSILS PLUS : LOZENGE

SCHEDULING STATUS:
Schedule 1

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

STREPSILS PLUS : LOZENGE

COMPOSITION
Each lozenge contains:
2,4 Dichlorobenzyl Alcohol         1,2 mg
Amylmetacresol         0,6 mg
Lignocaine HCl         10,0 mg

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

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION
STREPSILS PLUS lozenges have antibacterial and local anaesthetic properties.

INDICATIONS
Symptomatic relief of a sore throat.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS
Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Dissolve one lozenge slowly in the mouth every 2 to 3 hours. Not more than 8 lozenges to be sucked in any 24 hours. Not recommended for children under 12 years.

SIDE EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS
Lignocaine may impair swallowing, and increase the risk of aspiration. Local anaesthetics should be used with caution in patients with epilepsy, impaired cardiac conduction, shock or with liver damage; patients with myasthenia gravis are particularly susceptible to the effects of local anaesthetics.
When a sore throat persists for more than two days, or is accompanied by headache, nausea or vomiting consult your doctor.
If pregnant or breast feeding consult your doctor before using this product. Do not exceed the stated dose.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT
Treatment is supportive and symptomatic.

IDENTIFICATION
A pale blue-green circular lozenge with a characteristic flavour.

PRESENTATION
Cartons containing 16 blister packed lozenges.

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

REGISTRATION NUMBER
28/16.4/0647

NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF THE APPLICANT
Boots Healthcare (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd.
Bruma Boulevard
Zullberg Close 20
Bruma Lake
2198

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT
24 February 1995

Updated on this site: November 2001

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