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Logo OXIPOR V.H.C.* LOTION

SCHEDULING STATUS:
S1

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

OXIPOR V.H.C.* LOTION

COMPOSITION:
OXIPOR V.H.C.* is a lotion containing per 100 mL
       
Salicylic Acid        1,0 g
       
Benzocaine        2,0 g
       
Alcohol        42,7 mL
       
Coal Tar Solution        48,5 mL

PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A.13.9.1 Preparations for psoriasis.

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
OXIPOR V.H.C.* has a keratolytic action which helps peel off and dissolve away the scales. It also contains Liquor Carbonis Detergens to help control cell growth and therefore prevent formation of new scales. In addition the local anaesthetic gives prompt relief from itching.

INDICATIONS:
The symptoms of psoriasis are itching, red or pink skin spots which have a tendency to scale. Psoriasis can cover large areas of the body with scaly crusts or can be confined to scaly spots on the back, elbows, knees or scalp. OXIPOR V.H.C.* - can relieve the itching, redness and help dissolve and clear away the scales and crusts. In addition, regular use of OXIPOR V.H.C.* will help prevent scales from coming back. The beneficial effects of OXIPOR V.H.C.* may often become apparent after only a few days' treatment. The user first notices itching and redness going. Then scales go. Large patches break up into smaller spots and become lighter in colour. Skin should soon appear healthy again. And OXIPOR V.H.C.* leaves no scarring.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
OXIPOR V.H.C.* could be irritating if used on broken skin e.g. cuts and grazes.

WARNINGS:
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS:
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY.
Skin:        Before applying OXIPOR V.H.C.* wash the affected area to remove loose scales. Then with a small wad of cotton wool apply OXIPOR V.H.C.* over the area twice daily. Allow to air-dry before contact with clothing. At the first signs of recurrence you can control formation of new scales and crusts by prompt use of OXIPOR V.H.C.* on the affected area.

Scalp:        Apply OXIPOR V.H.C.* to scalp with fingertips, making sure to get down to the skin itself. Shampoo weekly. Then remove all loose scales with a fine comb.

SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
When used as recommended there are no known side-effects. Avoid contact with eyes, or mucous membranes. Avoid unnecessary sunlight exposure after applying medication. Not for prolonged use. If the condition for which this preparation is used persists or if a rash or irritation develops, discontinue use and consult your doctor.

Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
None.

IDENTIFICATION:
OXIPOR V.H.C.* is a dark brown liquid.

PRESENTATION:
OXIPOR V.H.C.* is obtainable in 50 mL containers.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Store at room temperature (below 25 °C). Shake well before using. Do not chill.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

REFERENCE NUMBER:
G.2196 (Act 101/1965)

NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF APPLICANT:
S.A.D. SELF MEDICATION [PTY] LIMITED
(Co. Reg. No. 92/04769/07)
Robbie de Lange Road, Wilsonia, EAST LONDON 5201

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