(and dosage form):
Each 5 mL of syrup contains:
Methyl hydroxybenzoate0,17% m/vPHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A 10.2.2 Medicines acting on respiratory system: Other
MEDPHLEM reduces the viscosity of non-infected secretions from mucous cells in the respiratory tract.
Adjunctive therapy in respiratory tract disorders characterised by excessive viscous mucous in the absence of infection.
Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients. Active peptic ulcer.
DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Adults: Two to three medicine measurefuls (10 mL to 15 mL), three times daily.
Children 5 - 12 years: One medicine measureful (5 mL) three times daily.
Children 2 - 5 years: Half a medicine measureful (2,5 mL) two to four times daily, according to age.
SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Nausea, diarrhoea and headache may occur. MEDPHLEM should be administered with caution to patients with a history of gastric or duodenal ulcer. The safety of MEDPHLEM in pregnancy has not been established.
KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
Refer to "Side-effects and special precautions". Treatment is supportive and symptomatic.
MEDPHLEM is a clear red syrupy liquid with a pleasant cherry flavour.
200 mL and 2,5 litre plastic bottles.
Store in a cool place, below 25°C. Protect from light.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF THE APPLICANT:
Medpro Pharmaceutica (Pty) Ltd.
Unit 9&10 Rosen Heights
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