PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION: A 11.10 Medicines acting on the gastro-intestinal tract
PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION: Peppermint oil, compound cardamom tincture and ether (when taken by mouth in diluted form) allhave a carminative action.
INDICATIONS: To be used as a carminative.
CONTRA-INDICATIONS: THE SAFETY OF THIS PREPARATION IN PREGNANT AND NURSING WOMEN HAS NOT BEEN ESTABLISHED. THIS PRODUCT IS NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN.
DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE: Adults: Take 10-20 drops on sugar twice or three times a day if necessary.
SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS: If stated dose is not exceeded, side-effects are unlikely to occur. Peppermint oil can be irritant and may cause allergic reactions. Heartburn has been reported. Dependence on ether or ether vapour has been reported.
KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT: If the recommended dosage has been greatly exceeded, treatment is symptomatic. Consult a doctor or take the patient to the nearest hospital. Information regarding the treatment of overdosage can be obtained from the nearest poison centre.
IDENTIFICATION: Red volatile liquid with an aromatic ethereal and minty odour and a bitter and strongly minty taste.
PRESENTATION: Bottles of 20 mL with a separate dropper.
STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS: Keep well sealed and store below 30°C. KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.
REGISTRATION NUMBER: J/11/35
NAME AND BUSINESS OF APPLICANT: Adcock Ingram Limited
Adcock Ingram Park
17 Harrison Avenue
Bryanston Ext. 77
Private Bag X69, Bryanston, 2021
DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT: February 1977
New addition to this site: April 2004
Source: Pharmaceutical Industry