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LIQUID PARAFFIN AND MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE EMULSION BP

Active substance(s): MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE / PARAFFIN LIQUID

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Liquid Paraffin & Magnesium Hydroxide
Size: 140 x 45mm
Colours:
Black
PANTONE 360 C
braille
CUTTER

Precautions before use.
Do not use if you have a persistent stomach pain or you
have a condition that makes swallowing difficult.
Avoid use during early pregnancy or if breast feeding. Use
with caution if frail or elderly, or you have kidney or liver
problems. Talk to your pharmacist before use if you are
taking any other medication, or you are at all unsure of how
to use this product.
Dosage, as required:
Shake bottle before use. To be taken by mouth.
5ml = 1 teaspoon.
Not to be taken by children under 3 years old.
Children 3 - 12 years: 5 - 15 ml (max daily dose 15ml)
Adults (12 years +) & elderly: 5 - 20 ml (max daily dose 20ml)
Do not use repeatedly. If your symptoms do not improve,
or in the event of an overdose, stop use and seek medical
advice immediately.
Contains the active ingredients: liquid paraffin 1.25ml/5ml
and magnesium hydroxide 300mg/5ml
Other ingredients: levomenthol, sodium saccharin,
benzalkonium chloride, purified water.

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Liquid Paraffin & Magnesium Hydroxide 25% v/v, 6% w/w
Emulsion contains benzalkonium chloride, which may
cause mucosal irritation.
Persistent over-use may result in anal irritation and
seepage. Absorption may cause small lumps. Inhalation
may lead to pheumonia.
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 on this
label. 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.
Store below 25°C. Do not freeze.
Use within 1 month of opening.
Do not use after the expiry date shown.

liquid paraffin and
magnesium hydroxide
#25% v/v, #6% w/w
emulsion
Liquid Paraffin &
Magnesium Hydroxide
25% v/v, 6% w/w Emulsion

For the temporary relief
of constipation
Keep out of the sight
and reach of children

PL 16431/0173 Marketing Authorisation Holder:
Ayrton Saunders Ltd., 9 Arkwright Road,
Astmoor Industrial Estate, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 1NU, UK.
Manufacturer:
Pharmasol Ltd,. North Way, Andover, Hants, SP10 5AZ

liquid paraffin and
magnesium hydroxide
#25% v/v, #6% w/w
emulsion

Last revised December 2015

Date: 10.11.2015

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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