COMPOSITION: Salicylic Acid 180 mg per plaster (40% m/m)
PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION: A 13.8 Dermatological preparations, Keratolytics
PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION: Salicylic Acid has a keratolytic action when applied to the skin
INDICATIONS: Indicated for the symptomatic treatment of calluses.
CONTRA-INDICATIONS: Hypersensitivity to Salicylic Acid.
DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE: FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY After a hot foot bath:
Apply the Jiffy Medicated Callous Plaster to cover only the callosity with the yellow-brown medicated area.
Change the plaster every second day until the excrescence comes off itself after a hot foot bath.
Administration must be limited to approximately 14 days.
SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS: Ensure that the medicated portion comes into contact with the affected skin only. Continuous use of Medi+ Plus Medicated Callous Plasters may cause contact dermatitis.
If salicylic acid is applied to large areas of the skin, acute systemic salicylic acid poisoning can occur. Symptoms include dizziness, tinnitus, deafness, sweating, nausea and vomiting, headache, mental confusion, hyperventilation, fever, restlessness, ketosis, respiratory alkalosis and metabolic acidosis.
KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT: See Side-effects. Treatment is symptomatic and supportive.
IDENTIFICATION: Adhesive plaster with light yellow-brown ointment in the centre of a felt disc.
PRESENTATION: Four adhesive plasters in individual sachets, per carton.
STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS: Store in a dry place below 25°C
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
REGISTRATION NUMBER: Z/13.8/212 (Jiffy)
NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF THE APPLICANT:
Brovar S&P (Pty) Ltd 24 Dogar Street
Delville Ext 1
DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT: 10/04/92