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Refrigerated Storage

Chloramphenicol · Martindale Pharma (Ethypharm Group Company)

Martindale Pharma (Ethypharm Group Company)
Chloramphenicol
Eye drops, 0.5%

Contact Martindale (Ethypharm) in all cases where a deviation from the recommended storage conditions has occurred. Refer to the current BNF for company contact details.

Please also refer to the manufacturer’s product literature for recommended storage information at https://www.medicines.org.uk

 

 

Store in a dry place away from strong sunlight and do not freeze.

12th May 2020
London MI Service

Chloramphenicol · Martindale Pharma (Ethypharm Group Company)

Martindale Pharma (Ethypharm Group Company)
Chloramphenicol
EAR drops, 5% and 10%

Contact Martindale (Ethypharm) in all cases where a deviation from the recommended storage conditions has occurred. Refer to the current BNF for company contact details.

Please refer to the manufacturer’s product literature for recommended storage information at https://www.medicines.org.uk

Store in a dry dark place. Do not freeze.

12th May 2020
London MI Service

Minims · Bausch & Lomb

Bausch & Lomb
Minims
0.5% eye drops solution

In the event of an inadvertent temperature excursion the following data may be used:

If necessary, the product may be stored at temperatures not exceeding 25°C for up to 1 month only.

If the product is to be stored un-refrigerated at temperatures not exceeding 25°C, prior to supply of the product by the pharmacy the adhesive label provided in the carton should be completed and affixed over the bar code, by the pharmacist. An expiry date one month from the supply date, plus the pharmacist’s initials should be written in the spaces provided on this label.

Please also refer to the manufacturer’s product literature for recommended storage information at https://www.medicines.org.uk

Contact Bausch & Lomb directly for any additional information in all cases where a deviation from the recommended storage conditions has occurred. Refer to the current BNF for company contact details.

1 month
No
29th May 2019
London MI Service

Tubilux Infected Eyes Eye Drops Golden Eye Antibiotic · Bausch & Lomb

Bausch & Lomb
Tubilux Infected Eyes Eye Drops Golden Eye Antibiotic
0.5% eye drops

In the event of an inadvertent temperature excursion the following data may be used:
If necessary, the product may be stored at temperatures not exceeding 25°C for up to 28 days.

If the product is to be stored un-refrigerated at temperatures not exceeding 25°C, prior to supply of the product by the pharmacy the adhesive label provided in the carton should be completed and affixed over the bar code, by the pharmacist. An expiry date 28 days from the supply date, plus the pharmacist’s initials should be written in the spaces provided on this label.

Please also refer to the manufacturer’s product literature for recommended storage information at https://www.medicines.org.uk

28 days
No
29th May 2019
London MI Service

Lactation Safety Information

Oral / Parenteral

Oral / Parenteral
Alternative microbiologically appropriate antibiotic
Significant amounts in breast milk
Theoretical risk of aplastic anaemia in the breastfed infant, although only minor adverse effects reported to date
16th September 2020

For ophthalmic use

For ophthalmic use
Fusidic acid
Theoretical risk of aplastic anaemia in the breastfed infant, although no evidence to support this
Fusidic acid preferred unless clinically inappropriate
16th September 2020

For use in the ear

For use in the ear
Gentamicin if clinically appropriate
Theoretical risk of aplastic anaemia in the breastfed infant, although no evidence to support this
16th September 2020