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COMPOUND MASTIC PAINT BP

Active substance(s): MASTIC

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Product Summary
1.

NAME OF THE MEDICINAL PRODUCT
Compound Mastic Paint BP 80

2.

QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE COMPOSITION
Mastic BP 80 40% w/v

3.

PHARMACEUTICAL FORM
Paint

4.

CLINICAL PARTICULARS

4.1

Therapeutic indications
For use as a protective covering for wounds and to hold surgical gauze in position.
For external use only.

4.2

Posology and method of administration
Dosages:

4.3

- not applicable
- usage depends on size of wound and size of gauze.

Contraindications
None.

4.4

Special warnings and precautions for use
For external use only.
Highly Flammable.
Keep container tightly closed.
Store away from sources of ignition.
Keep medicines out of the reach of children.

4.5

Interactions with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
None known.

4.6

Pregnancy and lactation
Can be used during pregnancy and lactation.

4.7

Effects on ability to drive and use machines
Does not affect ability to drive or use machines.

4.8

Undesirable effects
None known

4.9

Overdose
None.

5.

PHARMACOLOGICAL PROPERTIES

5.1

Pharmacodynamic properties
The pharmacological properties of the product are based upon the ability of the mastic to
form a protective “skin” over wounds thus excluding air and assisting healing.

5.2

Pharmacokinetic properties
Not applicable.

5.3

Preclinical safety data
No further information of significance to prescriber.

6.

PHARMACEUTICAL PARTICULARS

6.1

List of excipients
Castor Oil BP
1.25%
Acetone BP
QS*
Industrial Methylated Spirit 74op BP
QS *
*Acetone and IMS 74op are used in equal volumes to produce 100% of final volume.

6.2

Incompatibilities
None known.

6.3

Shelf life
36 months.

6.4

Special precautions for storage
Product should be stored in a cool place and in an area set aside for inflammable products.

6.5

Nature and contents of container
Amber glass bottle and cap fitted with polycone liner containing 100ml.

6.6

Instructions for use, handling and disposal
None.

Administrative Data
7.

MARKETING AUTHORISATION HOLDER
J M Loveridge Plc
Southbrook Road
Southampton
Hampshire
SO15 1BH

8.

MARKETING AUTHORISATION NUMBER
PL 00531/5230R

9.

DATE OF FIRST AUTHORISATION/RENEWAL OF THE AUTHORISATION
26/06/1989

10.

25/08/1994

DATE OF (PARTIAL) REVISION OF TEXT
April 1999

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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