Generic Name: castor oil and balsam peru
Dosage Form: ointment
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Venelex Ointment Description
Each gram of VENELEX™ OINTMENT contains: ACTIVES: Balsam Peru 87.0mg and Castor Oil USP 788.0mg in an ointment base of: INACTIVES: Glyceryl Monostearate and White Petrolatum.
Balsam Peru is a effective capillary bed stimulant used to increase circulation in the wound site area. Also, Balsam Peru has a mildly bactericidal action. Castor Oil improves epithelialization by reducing premature epithelial desiccation and cornification. Also, it can act as a protective covering and aids in the reduction of pain.
VENELEX™ OINTMENT is used to promote wound healing and the treatment of decubitus ulcers, varicose ulcers and dehiscent wounds.
VENELEX™ OINTMENT is easy to apply and quickly reduces odors frequently accompanying a decubitus ulcer. The wound may be left open or appropriate dressing applied. Please note that wounds generally heal poorly in the presence of hemoglobin or zinc deficiency. VENELEX™ OINTMENT can relieve pain and promote healing.
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY. Do not apply to fresh arterial clots. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep this and all other medications out of reach of children. Keep tightly closed. Use only as directed by a physician. When applied to a sensitive area, a temporary stinging may occur.
Apply a thin film of VENELEX™ OINTMENT topically a minimum of twice daily or as often as necessary. Wound may be left unbandaged or appropriate dressing can be applied. To remove, wash gently with an appropriate wound cleanser.
How is Venelex Ointment Supplied
VENELEX™ OINTMENT (Balsam Peru and Castor Oil USP) is supplied as follows:
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Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15°-30°C (59° - 86°F). [See USP Controlled Room Temperature]. Protect from freezing. See crimp for lot number and expiration date.
Sonar Products Inc.
Carlstadt, NJ 07072
Stratus Pharmaceuticals Inc.
12379 Southwest 130th Street
Miami, Florida 33186
©2006 Stratus Pharmaceuticals Inc.
PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 60 gram Carton
Net Wt. 60 grams
(Balsam Peru and Castor Oil USP)
Manufactured for Stratus Pharmaceuticals Inc., 12379 SW 130th Street, Miami, Florida 33186
castor oil and balsam, peru ointment
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