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Logo GERMEX® SOLUBLE OINTMENT

SCHEDULING STATUS:
S1

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

GERMEX® SOLUBLE OINTMENT

COMPOSITION:
Each 25 g contains:
  Nitrofurazone 50 mg
  Water miscible base to 25 g
PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A 14.1 Wound disinfectants.

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
Local anti-infective.

INDICATIONS:
Germex Soluble Ointment has an
antibacterial action against a number of gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria. It may be used for the treatment of superficial wounds, burns, ulcers and skin infections.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
Persons hypersensitive to Nitrofurazone.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY.
Apply to affected areas twice daily or as directed.

SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Cross-sensitisation with other Nitrofurans may occur. Treatment should be restricted to a 5 - 7 day period.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
Polyneuritis, nausea, vomiting, joint pains and headaches.

IDENTIFICATION:
Yellow, opaque ointment.

PRESENTATION:
Packs of 25 g and 500 g.

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

REGISTRATION NUMBER:
J/14.1/165.

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

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT:
11.11.1976. P557
  L.LTD.L. 17099/21725

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