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Logo MEDPHLEM SYRUP

SCHEDULING STATUS:
S2

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

MEDPHLEM SYRUP

COMPOSITION:
Each 5 mL of syrup contains:
Carbocisteine 250 mg
Preservative:
Methyl hydroxybenzoate0,17% m/vPHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A 10.2.2 Medicines acting on respiratory system: Other

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

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

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
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.

IDENTIFICATION:
MEDPHLEM is a clear red syrupy liquid with a pleasant cherry flavour.

PRESENTATION:
200 mL and 2,5 litre plastic bottles.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Store in a cool place, below 25°C. Protect from light.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

REGISTRATION NUMBER:
X/10.2.2/339

NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF THE APPLICANT:
Medpro Pharmaceutica (Pty) Ltd.
Unit 9&10 Rosen Heights
Pasita Street
Rosen Park
7530

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