INDICATIONS: NEUROBION Ampoules are indicated where a deficiency of the relevant vitamins exist.
CONTRA-INDICATIONS: NEUROBION should not be used in patients on Levodopa therapy.
Hypersensitivity to any of the active ingredients.
DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE: NEUROBION Ampoules are preferably injected intramuscularly (deep intragluteal). In severe cases 1 ampoule daily until the acute symptoms subside. For milder cases and follow-up therapy 2 or 3 ampoules per week.
SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS: Cyanocobalamin should not be given before a diagnosis has been fully established because of the possibility of masking symptoms of subacute degeneration of the spinal cord. Cyanocobalamin is not a suitable form of Vitamin B12 for the treatment of optic neuropathies associated with raised plasma concentrations of cyanocobalamin.
KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT: Treatment is symptomatic and supportive.
IDENTIFICATION: Clear, red solution with no visible particles.
PRESENTATION: Boxes of 3 ampoules of 3 mL each.
STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS: Keep out of reach of children.
Store below 25°C
REFERENCE NUMBER: H2488 (Act 101/1965)
NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF THE APPLICANT:
Merck (Pty) Ltd. Reg. No. 70/04059/07
11 Fedlife Park
Tonetti Street, Midrand 1685
DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT: 11 March 1988