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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Therapy with this product should be limited to 7 days. A thin film is applied 2 to 4 times daily to the affected area.
Tube of 1/2 oz with applicator tip (NDC 61570-031-50).
Store at 15° to 25°C (59° to 77°F).
Prescribing Information as of September 2003. Distributed by: Monarch Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Bristol, TN 37620 (A wholly owned subsidiary of King Pharmaceuticals, Inc.) Manufactured by: King Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Bristol, TN 37620. FDA Rev date: 11/21/2003
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/29/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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