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Prospan Cough Syrup

Prospan Cough Syrup

 

Active ingredient

Dried Ivy Leaf Extract

 

Composition

Active ingredient: 100ml solution contain 0.7g of fried ivy leaf extract (5 - 7.5:1), [extractive agent: ethanol 30% (w/w)], 0.134g of potassium sorbate (preservative).

Other ingredients: Anhydrous citric acid, xanthan gum, aroma, sorbitol solution 70%. 2.5ml of solution contain 0.963g of the sugar substitute sorbitol=0.08BU

 

Indications

Traditionally used for relief of cough, throat irritation and reducing phlegm.

 

Contraindications

In the event of fructose intolerance, treatment should be carried out only after consultation with a doctor.

 

Pregnancy and breast-feeding

Medicines should generally be taken during pregnancy and breast-feeding only after having previously consulted a doctor.

 

Side effects

In rare cases, Prospan Cough Syrup may have a laxative effect due to the content of sorbitol in the product.

 

Interactions with other drugs

Adverse effect have not become known with the simultaneous ingestion of Prospan Cough Syrup and other medicines. This preparation can therefore be combined safely with other medicines, such as antibiotics for example.

 

Dosage guidelines and method of use

Unless otherwise prescribed, infants and small children take 1 teaspoonful 3 times daily, schoolchildren and adolescents take 2 teaspoonsful 3 times daily and adults take 2-3 teaspoonsful of solution 3 times daily.

 

Duration of use

Duration of treatment depends on the type and severity of the clinical picture; however, treatment should last for at least one week. Treatment with Prospan Cough Syrup should be maintained for 2-3 days after symptoms have subsided, in order to ensure lasting success of therapy. In the event of persistent complaints or the appearance of shortness of breath, fever as well as purulent or bloody expectoration, a doctor should be consulted immediately.

 

Storage instructions and shelf life

Store below 25C. Prospan Cough Syrup should not be used after the expiry date.

 

Pack size

Bottles of 100ml syrup

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