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Logo LENOLAX® PAEDIATRIC ENEMA

SCHEDULING STATUS:
Unscheduled

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

LENOLAX® PAEDIATRIC ENEMA

COMPOSITION:
Each 100 mL contains:
  Sodium phosphate 6 g
  Sodium acid phosphate 16 g
  Preservatives: 
  Sodium Benzoate 0,1% m/v
  Methyl Hydroxybenzoate 0,048% m/v
PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A 11.5 Laxatives.

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
Laxative.

INDICATIONS:
Relief of occasional constipation, pre-operative emptying of the bowel.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
Do not use when nausea, vomiting or abdominal pain is present.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Children:
The contents of one 64 ml container.

May be used at room temperature or as directed by the physician. For best results place the patient on left side with knees bent, or in knee-chest position. Remove cover from rectal tube by holding bottle at neck and lifting off. Lubricate tip of tube with suitable lubricant (vaseline or other suitable substancel. Insert tube in the rectum. Squeeze bottle gently until desired quantity has been given. The patient should remain in this position until urge to evacuate is strong - usually within 2 - 5 minutes.

SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Frequent or prolonged use of enemas may result in dependence. Use oniy when needed or when prescribed by a physician. Do not administer to children under 2 years of age unless prescribed by a physician.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
See "Side-eHects and Special Precautions" above.

IDENTIFICATION:
Clear colourless liquid.

PRESENTATLON:
Disposable piastic containers of 64 ml.

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

APPLICATION NUMBER:
E 1982 (Act 101/1965).

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

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT:
09/08/1974 M182
        L.LTD.L. 21583

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