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Logo ADRENALINE HYDROCHLORIDE TOPICAL SOLUTION

SCHEDULING STATUS:
S1

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

ADRENALINE HYDROCHLORIDE TOPICAL SOLUTION

COMPOSITION:
Each mL contains 1 mg
Adrenaline base as the hydrochloride.
Preservative: Chlorbutol 0,5% m/v.

PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A 5.1 (Adrenomimetic).

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
The topical effect of Adrenaline is peripheral vasoconstriction.

INDICATIONS:
Topical application to check capillary bleeding, epistaxis, and bleeding from superficial wounds and abrasions, and after tooth extraction.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
Adrenaline should not be used in patients with burns because it has been reported to increase capillary oozing from the burned area.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
To be applied on sterile swabs in strengths of 1 –1 000 to 1 –50 000.

SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
None.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
Adrenaline may cause oedema, hyperaemia, and inflammation of mucous membranes if applied frequently.

IDENTIFICATION:
Clear solution in amber vials.

PRESENTATION:
Sterile solution in 30 mL amber vials.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Store below 25°C.
Protect from light.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

APPLICATION NUMBER:
C.916 (Act 101 of 1965).

NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF APPLICANT:
Intramed (Pty) Ltd
6 Gibaud Road
Port Elizabeth
6001

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT:
August 1970 12-061/1-95
  Tradepak PE

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