DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION SECTION.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION The adapter plug is designed to accept an irrigating needle. Tissues may be irrigated by attaching the needle to the DROP-TAINER bottle as explained below. External irrigation may be done without the irrigating needle. Method of using Adapter Plug for LUER-LOK Hub Ophthalmic Irrigating Needle: Aseptically remove DROP-TAINER bottle from blister by peeling paper backing. Snap on surgeons sterile irrigation needle. Push until rmly in place and twist slightly. Test assembly for proper function before use. NOTE: LUER-LOK is a registered trademark of Becton, Dickinson and Company.
HOW SUPPLIED SECTION.
HOW SUPPLIED In 15 mL and 30 mL sterile DROP-TAINER bottles (consisting of a polypropylene bottle and LUER-LOK adapter plug with a white polypropylene closure) in a blister package. 15 mL in a 15 mL bottle: NDC 0065-0795-15 30 mL in a 30 mL bottle NDC 0065-0795-30 STORAGE:Store at 36-77F (2-25C). Revised: November 2015 Alcon A Novartis company Distributed by: Alcon Laboratories, Inc. 6201 South Freeway Fort Worth, Texas 76134 USA 2000-2003, 2015 Novartis W9012634-1115
PACKAGE LABEL.PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL.
PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL SINGLE PATIENT USE ONLY Rx Only NDC 0065-1795-04 BSS Sterile Irrigating Solution (balanced salt solution) Each mL contains: sodium chloride 0.64%, potassium chloride 0.075%, calcium chloride 2H2O 0.048%, magnesium chloride 6H2O 0.03%, sodium acetate 3H2O 0.39%, sodium citrate 2H2O 0.17%, sodium hydroxide and/or hydrochloric acid (to adjust pH), and water for injection. The pH is approximately 7.5. The osmolality is approximately 300 mOsm/Kg. NOT FOR I.V. USE Read accompanying insert. WARNINGS: NOT FOR INJECTION OR INTRAVENOUS INFUSION. Do not use unless outer overwrap is intact, product is clear, seal is intact and bag is undamaged. Do not use if product is discolored or contains a precipitate. Discard unused contents. Do not use this bag for more than one patient. STORAGE: Store at 36 - 77 F (2 - 25C). STERILE 500 mL Alcon Alcon Laboratories, Inc. Fort Worth, Texas 76134 USA 2012, 2015 Novartis LOT: EXP.: MFD.: 9012630-1115 Storage: Store at 36 - 77F (2 - 25C). Do not use unless outer overwrap is intact. 9012629-1115
ADVERSE REACTIONS SECTION.
ADVERSE REACTIONS Irrigation or any other trauma to the corneal endothelium may result in corneal swelling or bullous keratopathy. Post-operative inflammatory reactions as well as incidents of corneal edema and corneal decompensation have been reported.
INDICATIONS & USAGE SECTION.
INDICATIONS AND USAGE: For use as an extraocular and intraocular irrigating solution during ocular surgical procedure involving perfusion of the eye with an expected maximum duration of less than 60 minutes.
DESCRIPTION: BSS Sterile Irrigating Solution is a sterile balanced salt solution, each mL containing sodium chloride (NaCl) 0.64%, potassium chloride (KCl) 0.075%, calcium chloride dihydrate (CaCl22H2O) 0.048%, magnesium chloride hexahydrate (MgCl26H2O) 0.03%, sodium acetate trihydrate (C2H3NaO23H2O) 0.39%, sodium citrate dihydrate (C6H5Na3O72H2O) 0.17%, sodium hydroxide and/or hydrochloric acid (to adjust pH), and water for injection. The pH is approximately 7.5. The osmolality is approximately 300 mOsm/Kg.
PRECAUTIONS: Open under aseptic conditions only. Prior to use, check the following: tip should be firmly in place, irrigating needle should be properly seated; squeeze out several drops before inserting into anterior chamber. The needle should be removed from the anterior chamber prior to releasing pressure to prevent suction. Studies suggest that intraocular irrigating solutions which are iso-osmotic with normal aqueous fluids should be used with caution in diabetic patients undergoing vitrectomy since intraoperative lens changes have been observed. There have been reports of corneal clouding and edema following ocular surgery in which BSS Sterile Irrigating Solution was used as an irrigating solution.
CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY SECTION.
CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY: BSS Sterile Irrigating Solution is an isotonic solution for use in irrigating tissues of the eyes.
WARNINGS: NOT FOR INJECTION OR INTRAVENOUS INFUSION. Do not use unless product is clear, seal is intact, and container is undamaged. Do not use if product is discolored or contains a precipitate. SINGLE patient use only. The contents of this bag should not be used in more than one patient. This solution contains no preservative, unused contents should be discarded.