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Logo CARBO-SYRUP

SCHEDULING STATUS:
S2

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

CARBO-SYRUP

COMPOSITION:
Each 5 mL of syrup contains:
Carbocisteine 250 mg
Preservative
Methylparaben0,17% m/vPHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A 10.2.2 Medicines acting on respiratory system: Other

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
Carbo-Syrup reduces the viscosity of non-infected secretions from mucous cells in the respiratory tract.

INDICATIONS:
Adjunctive therapy in respiratory tract disorders characterised by excessively viscous mucous in the absence of infection.

CONTRA INDICATIONS:
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.

IDENTIFICATION:
CARBO-SYRUP is a clear, red syrupy liquid with a pleasant cherry taste.

PRESENTATION:
200 mL amber plastic bottles.

STORAGE DIRECTIONS:
Store below 25°C. Protect from light.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

REGISTRATION NUMBER:
X/10.2.2/45

NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF APPLICANT:
BROVAR S & P (PTY) LTD
24 DOGAR STREET
DELVILLE EXT 1
GERMISTON
1401

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT:
20 February 1991
Britepak 3

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