(and dosage form):
Each 5 mL of syrup contains:
Methylparaben0,17% m/vPHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A 10.2.2 Medicines acting on respiratory system: Other
Carbo-Syrup reduces the viscosity of non-infected secretions from mucous cells in the respiratory tract.
Adjunctive therapy in respiratory tract disorders characterised by excessively viscous mucous in the absence of infection.
Active peptic ulcer. Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.
DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN UNDER 2 YEARS
Adults: Two to three medicine measures (10 to 15 mL) three times a day.
Children: (6 to 12 years) One medicine measure (5 mL) three times a day.
Children: (2 to 5 years) Half a medicine measure (2,5 mL) given twice to four times daily (according to age).
SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Nausea, headache, gastric discomfort, diarrhoea, palpitations, gastro-intestinal bleeding and skin rash have occured. CARBO-SYRUP should be used with caution in patients with a history of peptic or duodenal ulcer. The safety of CARBO-SYRUP in pregnancy has not been established.
KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
See "Side-effects and special precautions". Treatment of overdosage is symptomatic and supportive.
CARBO-SYRUP is a clear, red syrupy liquid with a pleasant cherry taste.
200 mL amber plastic bottles.
Store below 25°C. Protect from light.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF APPLICANT:
BROVAR S & P (PTY) LTD
24 DOGAR STREET
DELVILLE EXT 1
DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT:
20 February 1991
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