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SCHEDULING STATUS:
S1

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

TANDPYNDRUPPELS

COMPOSITION:
Each 5 mL contains:
  Spirits of camphor 0,815 mL
  Opium tincture 0,409 mL
  Capsicum tincture 0,409 mL
  Spirits of chloroform 1,225 mL
  Chloroform 0,755 mL
  Camphor 0,163 g
  Catechu tincture 1,225 mL
  Ethanol (100%) 56,55% v/v
PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A 2.2 Central Nervous System Depressants: Narcotic analgesics.

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
The camphor, capsicum tincture and spirits of camphor have an irritant action, and camphor also has a mild local anaesthetic action. The opium tincture has an analgesic and narcotic action. Catechu works as an astringent. The chloroform and spirits of chloroform have a rubefacient action.

INDICATIONS:
Tandpyndruppels are used to relieve the pain caused by tooth decay.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
Inflamed and ulcerated mouth, patients with gastro-intestinal haemorrhage, acute alcoholism. Patients with respiratory depression especially in the presence of cyanosis and excessive bronchial secretion.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
NOT TO BE USED ON INFANTS
Adults and children
1 to 2 Drops should be applied to the affected tooth when necessary.

SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
None, when used as directed. Excessive use may lead to a temporary loss in the taste sensation on the tongue on the affected side. Other side-effects may be nausea, vomiting and restlessness.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
Coma, pinpoint pupils, depressed respiration and cyanosis, fall in body temperature and flaccid skeletal muscles.
The stomach should be emptied by aspiration and lavage; a 0,02% solution of potassium permanganate may be employed. A saline purgative such as sodium sulphate, 30 g in 250 mL of water, should be given to aid peristalsis. Naloxone hydrochloride 400 µg is given subcutaneously, intramuscularly, or intravenously, repeated at intervals of 2 or 3 minutes if necessary. In children, a dose of 5 to 10 µg per kg body weight may be given, while in neonates, a dose of 10 µg per kg body weight may be used.

IDENTIFICATION:
A clear bright brown liquid with the odour of camphor.

PRESENTATION:
Glass bottle containing 5 mL.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
Keep container tightly closed. Store below 25°C.

APPLICATION NUMBER:
B1201 (Act 101/1965)

NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF APPLICANT'
Lennon Limited, 7 Fairclough Road, PORT ELIZABETH 6001

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT:
4.4.1985 K572A

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