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The Pharmaceutical Journal
Vol 268 No 7186 p240
23 February 2002

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Cetraben Emollient cream

Sankyo Pharma UK wishes to inform customers that Cetraben cream (discontinued) and Cetraben Emollient cream have identical formulations.

Magnets for period pain

LadyCare, a magnetic device to relieve dysmenorrhoea, is available from Magno-Pulse (tel 0117 972 8883). The device was approved last year by the Medical Devices Agency. The company says that the device works by improving circulation in the pelvic region, enabling uterine muscles to work more effectively, and by reducing lactic acid levels, thus preventing muscle cramps and spasms. Further information is available at

AstraZeneca transfers

The following products have been transferred from AstraZeneca to Dentsply:

? Citanest (prilocaine hydrochloride) 4 per cent injection

? Citanest 3 per cent with Octapressin (felypressin 0.03 units/ml) injection

? Lignostab A (lidocaine hydro-chloride with adrenaline 1 in 80,000) injection

? Xylocaine (lidocaine 2 per cent with adrenaline 1 in 80,000) injection

? Xylotox E80 (lidocaine 2 per cent with adrenaline 1 in 80,000) injection

From 18 February, AstraZeneca will no longer provide medical information for dental local anaesthetic products. From this date, enquiries should be directed to medical information, Dentsply, Hamm Moor Lane, Addlestone, Weybridge, Surrey KT15 2SE (tel 01932 837279).

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