Patient Information Leaflet T26 – C
Patient Information Leaflet T26 – C
1. General information
This leaflet answers some common questions about MedTEC’s T26 – C product.
T26 – C is considered a controlled drug, and should only be taken with a prescription and consultation with your doctor. Before you take this product, you must tell your doctor if you:
- are pregnant, or plan to become pregnant
- have liver or kidney problems
- have a serious heart problem such as angina, a previous heart attack, poorly controlled high blood pressure or a problem with your heart rate or heartbeat;
- have previously abused any drug or substance
- are currently taking any other medications.
2. Product Details
|Description||T26 – C is provided in a 30mL amber glass bottle with a child-resistant cap, alongside an oral dosing syringe and oral dosing adaptor.|
|Appearance||The product can range in colour from a yellow to brown liquid and may contain small amounts of brown sediment. This natural variation has no effect on the quality of the product.|
|Active ingredients||Each mL of the product contains
26mg of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).
|Carrier oil||Medium-chain triglycerides, a highly purified, flavourless oil made from coconuts.
The product is gluten free, dairy free, and suitable for vegans.
|Storage||Store in the original package at or below 25°C, away from sunlight, and out of reach of children and animals. Use within 12 weeks of opening.
NOTE: Do not transfer the solution to a different container or use after the expiry date printed on the label.
3. How to use this product
T26 – C may only be taken after consultation with your doctor who will provide you with specific instructions for the appropriate dosing regimen. The dose, frequency of dosing, and length of treatment may vary from patient to patient.
The table below provides some general guidance on how to use the product:
|1||Shake the bottle well before use.|
|2||Remove the cap from the bottle.|
|3||Push the plunger on the syringe all the way down.|
|4||Insert the tip of the syringe into the bottle top.|
|5||Hold on to the syringe and turn the bottle upside-down.|
|6||Slowly pull the plunger on the syringe to withdraw the required dose.
NOTE: Ensure to line up the end of the thick part of the plunger with the marking for the dose – do not line up with the tip of the plunger.
|7||Leave the syringe in and turn the bottle to the right side up.
NOTE: If you see any air bubbles, gently flick the syringe to get the air bubbles to the top and push them back into the bottle. Repeat until the air bubbles are gone.
|8||Carefully remove the syringe.|
|9||Dispense the dose into your mouth by pressing down the plunger on the syringe as far as it will go.
NOTE: Avoid touching the syringe with your mouth, lips, or fingers. Do not suck on the syringe.
|10||Wipe the outside of the syringe with a clean tissue after use.|
4. Potential side effects
While you are using T26 – C you may experience dizziness, drowsiness, or fatigue, which may impair judgment and performance of skilled tasks.
You should not drive, operate machinery, or engage in hazardous activities while using the product until you have a better understanding of the effects it may have on you.
Contact your doctor or pharmacist if you are very sleepy, feel different to usual, or if any side effects concern you.
5. What to do if you forget to take a dose
If you forget to take a dose, do NOT take a double dose to make up a missed dose. Take the next dose as soon as you remember and then go back to taking a dose at the usual time. If it is almost time to take the next dose (i.e., the next dose is due within 3 hours) skip the missed dose and take the next dose at the normal time. If you are unsure of what to do, call your doctor or pharmacist.
6. What to do if you think you’ve taken too much
If you think that you may have taken too much of the product, immediately telephone your doctor for advice or go to Accident and Emergency at the nearest hospital.
For advice on the management of overdose please contact the Poisons Information Centre 24-hour Telephone Advice Line on 13 11 26.
MedTEC South Australia
B26, 43 Greenhill Road, Wayville, South Australia, 5034