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Logo CO-FLEM SYRUP

SCHEDULING STATUS:
S2

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

CO-FLEM SYRUP

COMPOSITION:
Each 5 mL contains Carbocysteine 250 mg
Methylhydroxybenzoate 0,1% m/v

PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
Category A 10.2.2 Medicines acting on the respiratory system. Other.

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
Carbocysteine 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:
Active peptic ulcer. Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Adults: Two to three medicine measurefuls (10 mL –15 mL) three times daily.
Children: 5 –12 years –One medicine measureful (5 mL) three times daily.
2 –5 years –Half a medicine measureful (2,5 mL) given twice to four times daily. (according to age)

SIDE EFFECTS & SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Nausea, diarrhoea and headache may occur. Gastro-intestinal bleeding, skin rash, palpitations, dizziness and heartburn have been reported.

CO-FLEM should be administered with caution to patients with a history of gastric or duodenal ulcer. The safety of CO-FLEM in pregnancy has not been established.

SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF TREATMENT:
Nauseae and vomiting. Treatment is symptomatic and supportive.

IDENTIFICATION:
Clear orange syrup.

PRESENTATION:
200 mL amber glass bottles, and 2,5 L in plastic containers.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Store below 25°C, and protect from light. Keep out of the reach of children.

REGISTRATION NUMBER:
V/10.2.2/291

NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF APPLICANT:
COMPU Pharmaceutical Products Ltd
476 Kings Highway
Lynnwood
0181

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS INSERT:
1 March 1989

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