PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET (PIL) KATINKO® ETHYL ALCOHOL

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Ethyl Alcohol 70% Solution (KATINKO®) is a transparent, mobile, volatile liquid packed in a plastic container.

 

WHAT IS IN KATINKO® 70% ETHYL ALCOHOL?

KATINKO® 70% Ethyl Alcohol contains:

ETHYL ALCOHOL acts as a disinfectant killing all surface microorganisms. It is used to disinfect hands and equipment surfaces in pharmaceuticals. 70% ethyl alcohol solution kills microorganisms by dissolving the plasma membrane of the cell wall.

Other ingredients are Water, Glycerin, Menthol, Camphor, Eucalyptus Oil and Lavender Oil.

STRENGTH OF KATINKO® 70% ETHYL ALCOHOL

See formulation.

WHAT IS KATINKO® 70% ETHYL ALCOHOL USED FOR?

KATINKO® Ethyl Alcohol is used as an external antiseptic/disinfectant for the prevention of topical infections associated with burns or minor cuts/scrapes.

 

HOW SHOULD YOU USE KATINKO® 70% ETHYL ALCOHOL?

  • To sanitize hands: Scrub hands and arms with soap and water. Rinse with water and then scrub with ethyl alcohol.

  • For small parts: Apply a small amount of this product to your skin using a clean cotton ball, cotton swab, or cotton gauze. Throw away the cotton applicator and use a piece of cotton if you need to apply more ethyl alcohol.

  • To use ethyl alcohol for sore muscles: Apply a generous amount to the skin and rub in until the alcohol dries.

  • Do not allow a child to use this product without supervision.

  • Do not ingest or swallow. For external use only.

WHEN SHOULD YOU NOT USE KATINKO® 70% ETHYL ALCOHOL?

It is not advisable to use ethyl alcohol on open wounds or on sunburned, windburned, dry, chapped, or irritated skin.

 

CARE THAT SHOULD BE TAKEN WHEN USING KATINKO® 70% ETHYL ALCOHOL

Warning and Precautions:

  • If this product gets in your eyes, nose, mouth, or rectum, rinse with water.

  • Ethyl alcohol is flammable. Do not use near high heat or open flame.

  • Ethyl alcohol is not a substitute for other types of alcohol. Do not drink.

 

Other medicines and Ethyl alcohol:

Tell your doctor or pharmacist about all medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on topically applied ethyl alcohol.

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding:

There is no evidence to suggest that ethanol, at concentrations that do not affect the mother, can affect the health of the unborn child.

UNDESIRABLE EFFECTS OF KATINKO® 70% ETHYL ALCOHOL

Like all medicines, this can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. The side effects below may happen with this medicine.

 

Stop taking Ethyl alcohol if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Get medical help if it happens.

WHAT OTHER MEDICINE OR FOOD SHOULD BE AVOIDED WHILE USING KATINKO® 70% ETHYL ALCOHOL? 

No listed drug interactions with other drugs. 

 

WHAT SHOULD YOU DO IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF KATINKO® 70% ETHYL ALCOHOL?

Since Ethyl alcohol is used when needed, it does not have a regular dosing schedule.

 

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSE 

  • Burning

  • Stinging

  • Cold feeling

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU HAVE APPLIED MORE THAN THE RECOMMENDED DOSAGE? 

Consult a doctor if needed.

 

HOW TO STORE KATINKO® 70% ETHYL ALCOHOL?

Keep out of reach of children. Keep KATINKO® 70% Ethyl Alcohol in a dry, well-ventilated area at temperatures not exceeding 30°C. Do not use it after the expiry date indicated in the package.

 

WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR?

If the condition persists or gets worse.

MARKETING AUTHORIZATION HOLDER

                        GREENSTONE PHARMACEUTICAL, INC.

                        Anabu Industrial Estate, Anabu Hills 1-C, Imus, Cavite

ADVERSE DRUG REACTION REPORTING STATEMENT

For suspected adverse drug reaction, report to the FDA: www.fda.gov.ph

Seek medical attention immediately at the first sign of any adverse drug reaction.

AVAILABILITY

 

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12 mL (Box of 1’s)

 

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20 mL (Box of 1’s)

 

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50 mL (Box of 1’s)

100 mL (Box of 1’s)

250 mL (Box of 1’s)

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1 L (Box of 1’s)

1 Gal (Box of 1’s)

4 L (Box of 1’s)

 

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