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SPRILON 12.5%W/W /1.04%W/W CUTANEOUS SPRAY SUSPENSION

Active substance(s): DIMETICONE / ZINC OXIDE

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Ayrton Saunders Ltd.

Sprilon

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HEIGHT
85mm
Necked

12.5%w/w / 1.04%w/w
Cutaneous Spray Suspension
Zinc Oxide / Dimeticone

115g

Non-irritant
Protective
Water-repellent
Spray ointment

PL16431/0020
MA Holder: Ayrton Saunders Ltd.,
9 Arkwright Road, Astmoor Industrial Estate,
Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 1NU.
email: PV@ayrtons.com.
Manufacturer: Pharmasol Ltd,
North Way, Andover, SP10 5AZ, UK.
*Trademark Ayrton Saunders Ltd,

1. WHAT SPRILON IS USED FOR
Sprilon is used for the prevention and treatment of
pressure sores, and skin damage from contact with body
fluids, e g. around the perineum, fistulae, colostomies,
ileostomies eczematous areas etc.
It is also used for the protection and treatment of fissures
and leg ulcers, and the protection of skin beneath plaster
casts.
2. BEFORE YOU USE SPRILON
Do not use Sprilon and talk to your doctor if:
• You are allergic (hypersensitive) to zinc oxide,
dimeticone, wool fat or any of the other ingredients.
• You are sensitive to cetostearyl alcohol.
Ask your doctor for advice before taking any medicine if
you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
3. HOW TO USE SPRILON
For external use only.
Avoid inhalation or contact with the eyes.
Shake the can well. Hold the can 20cm (8”) away from
the skin surface, at a right angle. Gently press the nozzle
to apply a thin even layer.
Two to three seconds of spraying should be sufficient
to cover an area the size of the buttocks. A mild cooling
sensation may be experienced. Re-apply as often as
necessary.
Frequent, repeated application to the same area could
lead to skin irritation.
Other skin preparations may disrupt the Sprilon film if
applied to the same area.
If you accidentally spray into your
eyes, bathe them throughly in water
and talk to your doctor.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Sprilon can cause
side effects, although not everybody
gets them. Stop use and talk to your
doctor or pharmacist if:

• You develop an allergic reaction (e g. a rash)
• You experience local skin irritation.
• The condition becomes worse
• Any side effect becomes more serious
• You notice any side effect not listed
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist
or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not
listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects
directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.
uk/yellowcard
By reporting side effects you can help provide more
information on the safety of this medicine.
5. HOW TO STORE SPRILON
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not store above 25°C. Replace the cap after use.
Highly flammable. The canister contains a pressurised
liquid. Do not expose to temperature higher than 50°C,
and do not pierce the canister.
Do not use after expiry date shown on the base.
6. FURTHER INFORMATION
The active substances are:
zinc oxide 12.5% w/w and dimeticone 1.04% w/w.
The other ingredients are:
white soft paraffin,
wool fat, liquid paraffin,
cetostearyl alcohol,
wool alcohols, dextran CB
and purified water.
The propellant is a
butane/propane mix.
Cetostearyl alcohol and
wool fat may cause
local skin reactions (e.g.
contact dermatitis).
This text was revised in
April 2015.
Can Ref:CN00366

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. This information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. If you have questions about the substances you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

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