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Vet One Silver Nitrate

Pronunciation

Dosage Form: applicator stick

Disclaimer: This drug has not been found by FDA to be safe and effective, and this labeling has not been approved by FDA. For further information about unapproved drugs, click here.

INDICATIONS:  For cauterization of skin or mucous membrane and for removing warts and granulated tissue.

DIRECTIONS:  The healthcare professional moistens the applicator tip with distilled water and applies the tip to the affected area.  The strength of the action is controlled by the dilution with distilled water.  One applicator is generally sufficient for each application. 

CONTRAINDICATIONS:  Silver salts stain tissue black due to deposition of reduced silver.  The stain gradually disappears within a period of two weeks. 

WARNINGS: KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. The active ingredients are poisonous and may be fatal when ingested in sufficient doses. The symptoms include toxic gastroenteritis, which may lead to coma, convulsion, paralysis and profound alteration of respiration. If poisoning occurs, consult a physician. In case of eye contact, hold eyes open and immediately flush thoroughly with water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.
PRECAUTION: Prolonged ingestion or absorption of silver compounds (organic or inorganic) whether originating industrially or therapeutically leads to deposition of silver in connective tissues, producing a slate-blue discoloration of the skin known as argyria. This discoloration may also appear on mucous membranes such as the margins of gums. The sclera of the eye is also stained. The nature of the pigment is not definitely known, it may be metallic silver or oxide. This discoloration exists throughout life but does not cause any systematic symptoms. While small patches may be removed, this method is so tedious and painful as to be impractical for large areas.
CAUTION: FEDERAL LAW PROHIBITS DISPENSING WITHOUT A PRESCRIPTION.

ACTION: Silver nitrate has been commonly used as a caustic antiseptic and an astringent. Potassium nitrate has been used as a topical antiseptic on mucous membranes. The degree of action depends upon the concentration employed and the period of time during which the compound is allowed to act. Silver nitrate is precipitated by chloride ions, so washing with a solution of sodium chloride (table salt) will quickly stop the action of silver ions.

STORAGE: Store in closed package at room temperature in a dry place and protected from light. Silver nitrate will turn black upon exposure to light, however this does not affect the product’s potency or utility.

VET ONE 
silver nitrate applicator stick
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN PRESCRIPTION DRUG LABEL Item Code (Source) NDC:13985-706
Route of Administration Topical DEA Schedule     
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
SILVER NITRATE (SILVER CATION) SILVER NITRATE 38.21 mg
POTASSIUM NITRATE (NITRATE ION) POTASSIUM NITRATE 12.74 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient Name Strength
HYDROCHLORIC ACID 0.036 mg
SODIUM CHLORIDE 0.021 mg
Packaging
# Item Code Package Description
1 NDC:13985-706-10 100 STICK in 1 TUBE
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
unapproved drug other 01/01/2010
Labeler - MWI Veterinary Supply (019926120)
Registrant - GF Health Products, Inc. (132016168)
Establishment
Name Address ID/FEI Operations
GF Health Products, Inc. 798817599 manufacture(13985-706)
Revised: 03/2017
 
MWI Veterinary Supply



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