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Logo EMULSION OF LIQUID PARAFFIN WITH AGAR B.P.C. 1949.

SCHEDULING STATUS:
Not scheduled

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

EMULSION OF LIQUID PARAFFIN WITH AGAR B.P.C. 1949.

COMPOSITION:
Each 10 mL contains:
  Liquid Paraffin 5 mL
  Agar 75 mg
Preservative -
  Sodium benzoate 0,17% m/v
PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
11.5 Laxatives:

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
Emulsion of Liquid Paraffin with Agar is a laxative with lubricant properties.

INDICATIONS:
To relieve temporary and chronic constipation.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
None. Constant use of a laxative is, however, undesirable.

WARNINGS:
Keep all medicines out of reach of children.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Adults:
5 - 30 mL (1 - 6 medicine measures)
Children:
2,5 - 10 mL (½ - 2 medicine measures)

Shake the bottle before use.

SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
May give rise to granulomatous reactions.
Prolonged use of liquid paraffin may interfere with the absorption of fat soluble vitamins.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
Excessive dosage may result in seepage and anal irritation. Treatment is symptomatic.

IDENTIFICATION:
A white smooth emulsion.

PRESENTATION:
Bottles of 200 mL, 500 mL, and 2,5 L.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Store below 25°C. Do not refrigerate.
KEEP ALL MEDICINES OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

APPLICATION NUMBER:
R9 (Act 101 of 1965)

APPLICANT:
Petersen Limited
7 Fairclough Road
Port Elizabeth
6001

DATE OF PUBLICATION:
11/81 L.LTD

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