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Logo WITDULSIES

SCHEDULING STATUS:
Unscheduled

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

WITDULSIES

COMPOSITION:
Each 5 mL contains:
  Ethyl nitrite 93,75 mg
  Ethanol (100%) 42,60%v/v

PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A 2.8 Non-narcotic analgesics, antipyretics.

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
Witdulsies has proved to be a very useful diaphoretic acting as an effective sweating agent in chills. It reduces the temperature most successfully in feverish conditions by inducing vasodilation.

INDICATIONS:
Witdulsies is an ideal preparation for the treatment of colds and fever. It may be used for the treatment of mild asthma attacks and dizziness.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
Patients with closed-angle glaucoma.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Adults
For colds:
Take half a medicine measure (2,5 mL) in a wineglassful of water three times a day.
For asthma and dizziness: Take one (5 mL) medicine measure in a wineglassful of water.

SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Large doses may cause flushing of the face, fainting, severe headache, throbbing in the head, nausea and vomiting.
Witdulsies should be used with caution in patients with marked anaemia, cerebral haemorrhage or coronary thrombosis.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
Fainting should be treated by keeping the patient in a reclining position with the head lowered.
Methaemoglobinaemia has been reported in infants.
In the instances of severe toxicity contact a doctor immediately.

IDENTIFICATION:
Clear, bright, faintly yellow liquid.

PRESENTATION:
Packs of 20 mL.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Store below 25°C in a well-closed container.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

APPLICATION NUMBER:
B1183 (Act/Wet 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.

        K153A

Current: September 2004
Source: Pharmaceutical Industry

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