(and dosage form):
Each 5 mL contains 120 mg paracetamol
with methylhydroxybenzoate 0,1% and propylhydroxybenzoate 0,02% as preservatives.
Alcohol 10.5% v/v.
2.8 Non-narcotic analgesics, antipyretics.
Paracetamol has analgesic and antipyretic actions.
For the relief of mild to moderate pain and fever.
Hypersensitivity to paracetamol.
Dosages in excess of those recommended may cause severe liver damage.
DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Children up to 1 year: 5 mL (one medicine measureful)
1 to 5 years: 5 to 10 mL (one to two medicine measuresful)
6 to 12 years: 10 to 20 mL (two to four medicine measuresful)
All dosages may be repeated 3 - 4 times a day.
SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Sensitivity reactions resulting in reversible skin rash or blood disorders may occur, but these are rare.
Consult your doctor if no relief is obtained with the recommended dosage. Do not use continuously for longer than ten days without consulting your doctor. Patients suffering from liver or kidney diseases should take paracetamol under medical supervision.
KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
In the event of overdosage consult a doctor or take the patient to the nearest hospital immediately. Specialised treatment is essential as soon as possible. The latest information regarding the treatment of overdosage can be obtained from the nearest poison centre. Symptoms of overdosage include nausea and vomiting. Liver damage which may be fatal may only appear after a few days. Kidney failure has been described following acute intoxication.
CONDITIONS OF REGISTRATION:
Green syrup with a spearmint flavour.
Packed into 100 mL and 2,5 litre containers.
Store below 25°C
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF THE APPLICANT:
Geo Schwulst Laboratories Limited
42 Wendell Street
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