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WATER FOR INJECTIONS BP SOLVENT FOR PARENTAL USE

Active substance(s): WATER FOR INJECTIONS

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PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER

Water for Injections BP
solvent for parenteral use

Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start using this medicine because it contains important information for you.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
• If you have any further questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
• If you notice any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible effects not listed in this leaflet. See section 4.

In this leaflet:
1 What Water for Injections BP is and what it is used for.
2 What you need to know before you use Water for Injections BP.
3 How to use Water for Injections BP
4 Possible side effects.
5 How to store Water for Injections BP
6 Contents of the pack and other information

1 What Water for Injections BP is and what it is used for.

The dosage of Water for Injections BP and the duration of the application
are in accordance with the instructions pertaining to the medicine dissolved or diluted.

If you use more Water for Injections BP than you should
An overdose is very unlikely as this medicine is only for preparation and
dilution of parenteral preparations.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

4 Possible side effects.
Water for Injections BP is sterile water for injections.
This is used for the preparation and dilution of medicines that are to be
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects,although not
administered into your vein (parenteral use).
everybody gets them.
There are no known side effects if the instructions for use are followed.
2 What you need to know before you use Water for
Reporting of side effects
Injections BP

If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes
any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side
There are no known situations in which Water for Injections BP should not effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme: Website:
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side effects you can help probe used.
vide more information on the safety of this medicine.

Do not use Water for Injections BP

Warnings and precautions

Water for injections BP must not be used alone. Your doctor will dissolve
or dilute another medicine in water for injection before the ready prepared 5 How to store Water for Injections BP
medicine is administered to you.
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the conOther medicines and Water for Injections BP
tainer and the outer carton after “EXP”. The expiry date refers to the last
There are no known interactions with other medicines.
day of the month.
Water for Injections BP with food and drink
For the product in plastic ampoules: Do not store above 25°C.
There are no known interactions with food or drink
There are no special precautions for storage for product in polyethylene
containers.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Water for Injections BP can be used during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Do not use this medicine if you notice the container is damaged and the
liquid is unclear or coloured.
Driving and using machines
For single use only. Discard any unused medicine.
Water for Injections BP has no influence on the ability to drive and use
machines.

6. Contents of the pack and other information

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This medicine is administered to you by a doctor or healthcare professional.
The method of administration depends on the instructions given for the
medicinal product to be dissolved or diluted. The medicinal product should
be reconstituted or diluted immediately before use.

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What Water for Injection BP contains
• 100 ml Water for Injections BP
Water for Injections 100 ml

What Water for Injections BP looks like and contents of the
pack
Water for Injections BP is a solvent for parenteral use: it is used to dissolve or dilute medicine that are to be administered into your vein.
It is a clear, colourless liquid

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3 How to use Water for Injections BP.

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Marketing Authorisation Holder & Manufacturer

• Plastic propylene ampoules, contents: 10 ml, 20 ml
supplied in packs of:
20 x 10 ml, 100 x 10 ml, 20 x 20 ml, 100 x 20 ml

Postal address:
34209 Melsungen, Germany
Telephone: +49-(0)-5661-71-0
Fax: +49-(0)-5661-71-4567

B. Braun Melsungen AG
Carl-Braun-Straße 1
34212 Melsungen, Germany

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It is available in:
• Plastic polyethylene ampoules, contents: 5 ml, 10 ml, 20 ml
supplied in packs of:
20 x 5 ml, 20 x 10 ml, 20 x 20 ml, 100 x 5 ml, 100 x 10 ml, 10 0 x 20 ml

• Bottles of low- density polyethylene (LD-PE), contents: 50 ml, 100 ml,
250 ml, 500 ml, 1000ml
This leaflet was last revised in January 2014
supplied in packs of:
20 x 50 ml, 10 x 100 ml, 20 x 100ml, 10 x 250 ml, 20 x 250 ml, 10 x 500
ml, 10 x 1000 ml
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.

The following information is intended for medical or healthcare professionals only:

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Germany

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After preparation of the ready-to-use medicinal product
From a microbiological point of view, the ready-to-use preparations
should be used immediately. If not used immediately, in-use storage times
and conditions prior to use are the responsibility of the user and would
normally not be longer than 24 hours at 2 to 8°C, unless dilution has taken
place in controlled and validated aseptic conditions.
For the preparation of parenteral solutions usual hygiene precautions to
maintain sterility must be adhered to.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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