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Logo MINIMS* FLUORESCEIN SODIUM

SCHEDULING STATUS:
Schedule 1

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form)

MINIMS* FLUORESCEIN SODIUM
2% Eye Drops

COMPOSITION:
(per dispensing unit of 0,5 mL)
Fluorescein sodium B.P.10 mg

PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A 15.4 Ophthalmic preparations: other.

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
Fluorescein stains 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:
Sufficient solution should be applied to stain the damaged areas. Excess may be washed away with sterile saline solution.

SIDE EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Because Fluorescein is applied to abraded corneas, special care should be taken to avoid microbial contamination.

CONDITIONS OF REGISTRATION:
Advertising to the professions only.

IDENTIFICATION:
A clear, orange-red solution.

PRESENTATION:
Sterile, single-dose, disposable eye drops in cartons of 10 units, each unit containing approximately 0,5 mL.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Store in the refrigerator protected from strong light. DO NOT FREEZE.
Keep out of reach of children.

REGISTRATION NUMBER:
T/15.4/86

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

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT:
February 28, 1986

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