SAVLON DRY ANTISEPTIC
Active substance(s): POVIDONE-IODINE / POVIDONE-IODINE / POVIDONE-IODINE
NAME OF THE MEDICINAL PRODUCT
Savlon Dry Antiseptic
STATEMENT OF ACTIVE SUBSTANCE(S)
Active ingredient: Povidone Iodine 1.14% w/w.
LIST OF EXCIPIENTS
Also contains: Povidone, n-pentane, soya lecithin, butane.
PHARMACEUTICAL FORM AND CONTENTS
METHOD AND ROUTE(S) OF ADMINISTRATION
Savlon Dry Antiseptic is a fine antiseptic powder spray for no-touch first aid treatment. It forms a
protective antiseptic layer that helps to prevent infection and aids natural healing in:
First aid ● minor cuts, grazes and burns Sports ● friction burns, blistered hands and feet Home ●
gardening and DIY abrasions.
SPECIAL WARNING THAT THE MEDICINAL PRODUCT MUST BE STORED OUT OF
THE SIGHT AND REACH OF CHILDREN
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
OTHER SPECIAL WARNING(S), IF NECESSARY
Do not use: ● Near eyes and nose ● if sensitive to povidone iodine or any other ingredient. ● If suffering
from an overactive thyroid gland (increased appetite, weight loss or sweating). ● on babies under 1 month
of age ● in deep wounds or clean surgical wounds with ● other wound disinfectants and/or antiseptics ● if
on radioiodine therapy.
Consult your doctor before use: If suffering from kidney disease ● if pregnant or breast-feeding ●
undergoing tests on urine or thyroid – this spray may affect the results ● on lithium therapy. Do not use
on large wounds or severe burns without a doctor’s advice. If symptoms persist consult your doctor.
Side-effects: Rarely causes local skin irritation and rash. Rarely hypersensitive (allergic) reactions may
occur. Very rarely you may suffer from an overactive thyroid gland (Hyperthyroidism). STOP using and
seek medical help immediately if you have any of the following very rare allergic reactions: difficulty
breathing or swallowing. swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue or throat. severe itching of the skin,
with a red rash or raised lumps, hives or blister. If you experience these or other side effects, stop using
and seek medical advice. Prolonged use in patients with large wounds or severe/extensive burns may
cause changes in blood electrolytes (e.g, increased sodium levels which would be found during blood
tests) or reduce kidney function.
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY
SPECIAL STORAGE CONDITIONS
PRESSURISED CONTAINER: Protect from sunlight.
DO NOT ● expose to temperatures higher than 50°C ● pierce or burn even after use ● spray on naked
flame or any flammable material ● apply while you are smoking. Keep away from sources of ignition.
Do not store above 25°C. Do not use after the expiry date.
SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS FOR DISPOSAL OF UNUSED MEDICINAL PRODUCTS OR
WASTE MATERIALS DERIVED FROM SUCH MEDICINAL PRODUCTS, IF
NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE MARKETING AUTHORISATION HOLDER
PL Holder: GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (UK) Trading Limited, Brentford, TW8 9GS, U.K.
Manufactured by: Pharmasol Ltd, North Way, Andover, SP10 5AZ, UK
Savlon is a registered trademark owned by or licensed to the GSK group of companies.
MARKETING AUTHORISATION NUMBER(S)
BATCH NUMBER<, DONATION AND PRODUCT CODES>
GENERAL CLASSIFICATION FOR SUPPLY
INSTRUCTIONS ON USE
No-touch First Aid
Helps prevent infection
Aids natural healing
For minor cuts, grazes & burns
Directions: Shake before use and spray the affected area from a distance of 15-22cm (6-9”) to give a light
dusting of powder. Do not use more than 1 can daily. If spray nozzle becomes blocked, remove, rinse in
warm water and dry thoroughly.
Information prepared July 2016
INFORMATION IN BRAILLE
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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