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SCHEDULING STATUS:
Not Scheduled

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

BAUSCH & LOMB PRESERVED SALINE SOLUTION

COMPOSITION:
Each mL contains:
  Sodium Borate 2,87 mg
  Sodium Chloride 4,20 mg
  Boric Acid 6,00 mg
  Sorbic Acid 0,10 m/v (preservative)
  Edetate Disodium 0,025% m/v (preservative)
  Purified Water ad to 1,00 mL
PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A 34 (Other) Contact Lens Solution.

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
BAUSCH & LOMB Saline Solution is for irrigation and rinsing of Soft Contact Lenses. It is not a disinfectant.

INDICATIONS:
BAUSCH & LOMB Preserved Saline Solution is for use with soft (hydrophilic) contact lenses whenever a normal saline solution is indicated, i.e. rinsing, cleaning and storage.

WARNINGS:
Never reuse BAUSCH & LOMB Preserved Saline Solution.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Always wash hands thoroughly before handling lenses. BAUSCH & LOMB Preserved Saline Solution is for use with soft (hydrophilic) contact lenses only. Not to be used with hard contact lenses.

1. THERMAL DISINFECTION:
Use BAUSCH & LOMB Preserved Saline Solution for the daily cleaning and rinsing of soft contact lenses.
BAUSCH & LOMB Preserved Saline Solution must be changed daily in your contact lens carrying case (container).
Use fresh BAUSCH & LOMB Preserved Saline Solution each time your lenses are cleaned and stored.
2. COLD DISINFECTION:
After completion of cold disinfection cycle, rinse contact lenses with BAUSCH & LOMB Preserved Saline Solution before inserting them in the eyes.
SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Do not touch tip of bottle to any surface as this may contaminate the solution.
Close cap tightly when not using solution to prevent contamination.
If irritation of the eyes persists or increases, discontinue use and consult your eye care practitioner.
Never reuse BAUSCH & LOMB Preserved Saline Solution.
Do not substitute chemical disinfecting solution for BAUSCH & LOMB Preserved Saline Solution.
Lens care procedures recommended by your practitioner must be followed daily. Failure to follow these procedures may result in development of serious eye infections.
Use before expiry date indicated on the container and carton.
IDENTIFICATION:
BAUSCH & LOMB Preserved Saline Solution is a sterile, preserved, clear and colourless solution.

PRESENTATION:
120 mL, 240 mL and 480 mL plastic containers.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Store below 30°C. Protect from light. Keep out of reach of children. Not to be taken.

REFERENCE NUMBER:
L 550 (Wet/Act 101/1965)

APPLICANT:
SOFLENS (Pty) Ltd.,
6th Floor, Conlyn House,
156 President Street,
JOHANNESBURG 2001.

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT:
March 1980

BAUSCH & LOMB is a trademark of Bausch & Lomb Incorporated. 7603100

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