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SALJELLY 4% W/V SOLUTION FOR INFUSION

Active substance(s): SUCCINYLATED GELATIN / SUCCINYLATED GELATIN / SUCCINYLATED GELATIN

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Patient Information Leaflet

Saljelly
4% w/v Solution for Infusion
(succinylated gelatin)
Read all of this leaflet carefully
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In this leaflet:
1. What is Saljelly and what does it do?
2. Before being given Saljelly
3. How much Saljelly to use and for how long?
4. Possible side effects
5. Storing Saljelly
6. Further Information
1. What is Saljelly and what does it do?
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2. Before being given Saljelly
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3. How much Saljelly to use and for how long?
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5. Storing Saljelly
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6. Further Information
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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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