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STERILISED WATER FOR INJECTIONS

Active substance(s): WATER FOR INJECTIONS

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Patient Information Leaflet

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Sterilised water for injections
Important information about your medicine
Your doctor or nurse will give you the injection
► If this injection causes you any problems talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist
► Please tell your doctor or pharmacist, if you have any other medical conditions or have an allergy to
any of the ingredients of this medicine
► Please tell your doctor or pharmacist, if you are taking any other medicines


• Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start using this medicine. In some circumstances
this may not be possible and this leaflet will be kept in a safe place should you wish to read it.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again
• If you have any further questions, please ask your doctor or your pharmacist.
• This medicine has been prescribed for you personally and you should not pass it on to others.
It may harm them, even if their symptoms are the same as yours.

Where to find information in this leaflet
1. What Sterilised water for injections is and what it is used for
2. Before you are given Sterilised water for injections
3. How to use Sterilised water for injections
4. Possible side effects
5. Storing Sterilised water for injections
6. Further information

1. What Sterilised water for injections is and
what it is used for
Sterilised water for injections contains water that
has been very carefully cleaned and purified so
there are no chemicals, bacteria or moulds in it.
It is used to:
• dissolve and dilute other medicines so that
they can be given into your blood stream as an
intravenous injection (into the vein).

2. Before you are given Sterilised water for
injections
You should NOT be given Sterilised water
for injections if you:
• are sensitive or allergic to Sterilised water
for injections.

Using other medicines:
Please tell your doctor or nurse if you are taking or
have recently taken any other medicines, including
medicines obtained without a prescription.

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Pregnancy or breast feeding:
Please tell your doctor or nurse before being
given this injection if you are pregnant or
breast feeding. The doctor will then decide if
the injection is suitable for you.

Driving and using machines:
You should not drive or use machinery if you
are affected by the administration of Sterilised
water for injections.

3. How to use Sterilised water for injections
Your nurse or doctor will give you the
injection.
Your doctor will decide the correct dosage for
you and how and when the injection will be

given.
Since the injection will be given to you by a doctor
or nurse, it is unlikely that you will be given too
much. If you think you have been given
too much, you must tell the person giving you
the injection.

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4. Possible side effects

Manufacturer:

Water is a natural substance in the body and so is
unlikely to cause any unwanted effects.
However, If you think this injection is causing you
any problems, or you are at all worried, talk to
your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

Siegfried Hameln GmbH
Langes Feld 13
31789 Hameln
Germany

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 in this leaflet. 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.

5. Storing Sterilised water for injections

hameln rds a.s.
Horná 36
900 01 Modra
Slovak Republic

For
any
information
about
this
medicine, please contact the Marketing
Authorisation Holder
This leaflet was last approved 12/2017

Your injection will be stored at less than 25°C
and protected from light. The nurse or doctor will
check that the injection is not past its expiry date
before giving you the injection.

6. Further information
What Sterilised water for injections
contains:
Each ml contains 100% Water for Injections Ph.
Eur

What Sterilised water for injections looks
like and contents of the pack:
Sterilised water for injections is supplied in 10 and
20ml vials with 10 or 25 vials in each box.
Not all sizes may be marketed.
The marketing authorisation number of this
medicine is:PL 01502/0069

Marketing Authorisation Holder:
hameln pharmaceuticals ltd
Gloucester
United Kingdom

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