SEPTOSOL THROAT SPRAY
(and dosage form):
SEPTOSOL THROAT SPRAY
Each 100 mL of SEPTOSOL Throat Spray contains 0,5 g phenol with sodium benzoate 0,30% m/v as preservative.
A 16.4 Naso-pharyngeal and bucco-pharyngeal antiseptics.
SEPTOSOL Throat Spray exerts a local anaesthetic effect.
SEPTOSOL Throat Spray is indicated for temporary relief of minor sore throat irritations.
SEPTOSOL Throat Spray is contra-indicated in patients with known sensitivity to phenol.
Not to be used by persons who are allergic to phenol.
DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Before use, remove the cap from the bottle and screw the spray pump provided onto the bottle.
Spray full-strength 5 times (children 6 - 12 years, spray 3 times).
Rinse for 15 seconds, then expel remainder.
Repeat every 2 hours if necessary.
SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS
Certain individuals may become sensitised to phenol. If severe or persistent sore throat, or sore throat accompanied by high fever, headache, nausea and vomiting occur, consult your physician promptly, as these symptoms may indicate a serious condition. Local irritation may occur.
Not to be given to children under the age of 6 years unless directed by a doctor.
KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT
In the event of an oral overdosage of this preparation, substantial doses of a milk and starch mixture should be given and the stomach emptied by inducing emesis or by aspiration and lavage with a dilute starch mixture of a 1% solution of sodium thiosulphate.
Further treatment is symptomatic.
A clear red, cherry-flavoured solution, with the odour of menthol and thymol. It leaves a slight tingling sensation in the mouth when applied.
Amber glass bottle of 100 mL, with spray pump attachment.
Store below 25°C.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
NAME AND ADDRESS OF APPLICANT
Xeragen Laboratories (Pty) Ltd.
10/11 Glen Park Industrial
DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT
31 December 1996
Updated on this site: April 2004
Source: Pharmaceutical Industry
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