Sodium Chloride 5% Eye Drops & Ointment - TGA Unlicensed Products
HL Pharma has exclusive distribution rights for numerous products and also specialises in sourcing and supply of products that are unlicensed in Australia.
These products may not have TGA registration or maybe an Australian product with supply issues. They are usually supplied under The Special Access Scheme (SAS) or Authorised Prescriber Scheme (APS). Other pathways to supply include Clinical Trial Supply.
For more product information on Sodium Chloride 5% Eye Drops & Ointment and other brands such as; Muro 128® & Soline 5® see below, or for further information on sourcing this product or any others, please don't hesitate to contact us.
Sodium Chloride 5% Eye Drops & Ointment
What is Sodium Chloride 5% (Hypertonic) Eye Drops and Ointment?
Sodium Chloride 5% Eye Drops and Eye Ointment are not marketed in Australia.
Sodium Chloride 5% Eye Drops and Eye Ointment are used for the temporary relief of corneal oedema. The medical products are available from brands including, Muro 128® and Soline 5®.
What is Corneal Oedema?
Corneal oedema is when the eye swells as a result of eye surgery or disease. The condition can cause issues with vision as the cornea of the eye is used to help light adjust when entering the eye. Sodium Chloride can be used to relieve these symptoms.
Supply and Use of Sodium Chloride 5%
Hypertonic Sodium Chloride 5% Eye Drops and Eye Ointment is licensed in the United Kingdom, Europe, Canada, USA and India.
The supply of unlicensed medicine from overseas in Australia is available under The Special Access Scheme.
Sodium Chloride 5% Eye Drops and Eye Ointment and other brands such as Muro 128® and Soline5® are supplied under the Special Access Scheme (SAS) C for temporary relief of corneal oedema (hypertonicity).
The SAS C system just requires the prescriber to notify The TGA of the use.
If a prescriber requires many patients to use Sodium Chloride 5% Eye Drops and/or Eye Ointment and brands including Muro 128 and Soline 5, they can apply for an Authorised Prescriber Approval.