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Logo IODISED THROAT LOZENGES

SCHEDULING STATUS:
Not scheduled

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

IODISED THROAT LOZENGES

COMPOSITION:
Each tablet contains:

Iodine 0,085 mg
Phenol 4,25 mg
Menthol 1,7 mg
Preservatives:
  Nipastat 0,07% m/m
  Benzoic acid 0,04% m/m

PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A 16.4 Naso-pharyngeal and bucco-pharyngeal antiseptics

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
Antiseptic.

INDICATIONS:
Inflammatory condition of the mouth and throat resulting from colds and flu

CONTRA-INDICATIONS
Iodised throat lozenges are contra-indicated in patients hypersensitive to iodine, menthol or phenol.

WARNINGS:
If no relief of the inflammatory conditions of the mouth and throat is obtained within 10 days, consult a medical doctor. Avoid use during pregnancy.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Adults: Allow one lozenge to dissolve slowly in the mouth every 2 to 3 hours as required.

SIDE EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Iodised throat lozenges may cause numbness of the mouth and throat.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVER DOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
None.

IDENTIFICATION:
Pink, flat tablets, 12.8 mm in diameter

PRESENTATION:
Plastic containers containing 20 or 1000 tablets.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Store in a cool, dry place below 25ºC.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

REGISTRATION NUMBER:
H 1547 (Act 101 of 1965)

NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF THE HOLDER OF THE CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION:
Gulf Drug Company (Pty) Ltd
22 Burnside Drive
Old Mill Industrial Park
Mount Edgecombe, 4300

www.gulfdrug.co.za

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT:
1998

New addition to this site: July 2010
Source: Pharmaceutical Industry

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