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Logo FLUORETS* (strips)

SCHEDULING STATUS:
Schedule 1

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

FLUORETS* (strips)

COMPOSITION:
Each paper strip is impregnated with approximately 1 mg of
fluorescein sodium B.P.

PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A 15.4 Ophthalmic preparations: Other

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
Fluorets stain corneal and conjunctival abrasions or ulcers a bright green and foreign bodies are surrounded by a green ring.
Loss of substance in the conjunctiva is indicated by a yellow stain.

INDICATIONS:
For use in detecting corneal abrasions and foreign bodies in the eye, in applanation tonometry, in assessing the patency of the nasolacrimal duct and in contact lens fitting procedures.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
Hypersensitivity.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Pull the tabs apart at the right-hand end of the envelope and withdraw the Fluoret. Moisten the tip with tear fluid from the lower fornix, sterile water, or sterile saline, and gently stroke the Fluoret across the conjunctiva. For best results, the patient should blink several times.

SIDE EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Each applicator should only be used once and then discarded. Care should be taken to handle the strips by the non-impregnated end only.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
Not applicable.

CONDITIONS OF REGISTRATION:
None

IDENTIFICATION:
A lint free, narrow paper strip with an orange-coloured tip.

PRESENTATION:
Sterile, individually wrapped paper strips, packed in gravity-feed cartons of 100 strips.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Store below 25°C protected from strong light.
Keep out of reach of children.

REGISTRATION NUMBER:
T/15.4/87

NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF APPLICANT:
S & N Pharmaceuticals (Pty) Ltd
30 Gillitts Road
Pinetown 3610

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT:
July 21,1986

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