LACTIC ACID 5% PESSARIES BP
Active substance(s): LACTIC ACID / LACTIC ACID / LACTIC ACID
Trade Name of the Medicinal Product
Lactic Acid 5% Pessaries BP
Qualitative and Quantitative Composition
Lactic Acid BP 5% w/w
For the treatment of leucorrhoea.
Posology and Method of Administration
To be inserted high into the vagina.
One pessary to be inserted once or twice daily or as recommended by the physician.
The product is not recommended for use in children.
Special Warnings and Precautions for Use
If symptoms persist consult your doctor.
Interaction with other Medicaments and other forms of Interaction
Pregnancy and Lactation
No evidence of harmful effect is known.
Effects on Ability to Drive and Use Machines
Lactic Acid 5% Pessaries is a well established preparation reference to them has been
available in the BPC, BP Martindale and BNF for a number of years.
They modify vaginal acidity helping to maintain or re-establish the normal vaginal flora and
in doing so may bring relief to the condition of leucorrhoea.
Lactic Acid is a natural secretion of the vagina.
Preclinical Safety Data
There are no additional preclinical data of relevance to the prescriber other than those stated
elsewhere in the document.
List of Excipients
Gelatin, Glycerol and Purified Water.
24 months unopened.
Special Precautions for Storage
Store below 25°C in a dry place.
Nature and Contents of Container
Hydrophobic paper lined cardboard box containing 12, 36, 50, 100, 144 or 150 pessaries.
Instruction for Use/Handling
Marketing Authorization Holder
Martindale Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Marketing Authorization Number
Date of First Authorization/Renewal of Authorization
First authorised: 6 June 1997
Renewal date: 29 August 1999
Date of (Partial) Revision of the Text
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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