|Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start using FLUFIX, because it contains important information for you.|
This product is available without a doctor's prescription. Nevertheless you still need to use FLUFIX carefully to get the best results from it.
Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
If you have further questions, please ask your doctor or pharmacist.
You must see a doctor if your symptoms worsen or do not improve.
Do not share FLUFIX with any other person
This medicine has not been evaluated by the Medicines Control Council. This medicine is not intended to diagnose, treat cure or prevent any disease.
|Active Ingredient||Quantity (mg per 10 mL)|
|Pelargonium sidoides dry extract (4 - 25:1, extracting agent 11% (m/m) ethanol)||20.0 mg|
|Potassium sorbate||0,035% (m/v)|
|Sodium benzoate||0,045% (m/v)|
|||If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to any of the active or inactive ingredients in the formulation.|
|||If you are pregnant or breastfeeding your baby (see "Pregnancy and breastfeeding").|
|||If you have an autoimmune disease such as multiple sclerosis, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, because FLUFIX may worsen these conditions.|
|||If hepatotoxicity (liver disorder) occurs, the administration of FLUFIX should be discontinued.|
|If you are pregnant or breastfeeding your baby while taking FLUFIX, please consult your doctor or pharmacist or other healthcare professional for advice. Avoid use of FLUFIX during pregnancy and breastfeeding.|
|||Sorbitol, an inactive ingredient in FLUFIX, is a sugar alcohol and may have a laxative effect.|
|If you are taking other medicines on a regular basis, including complementary or traditional medicines the use of FLUFIX with these medicines may cause undesirable interactions. Please consult your doctor, pharmacist or other healthcare professional for advice.|
|||Immunosuppressant medication, because FLUFIX may have a stimulating effect. These medicines include azathioprine, basiliximab, cyclosporin, daclizumab, mycophenolate, tacrolimus, sirolimus, prednisone and other corticosteroids.|
|AGE||DOSAGE INSTRUCTIONS||MAXIMUM DAILY DOSE||QUANTITY SORBITOL / MAXIMUM DAILY DOSE|
|Children aged 6 to 12 years.||Take 10 mL twice daily.||Do not exceed 20 mL.||8,36g sorbitol/20 mL|
|Adults and children from the age of 12 years.||Take 10 mL three times daily.||Do not exceed 30 mL.||12,54g sorbitol/30 mL|
|||Mild gastrointestinal side-effects including:|
|- Dysphagia (difficulty in swallowing)|
|- Epigastric discomfort (discomfort in the upper abdomen).|
|||Allergic reactions are rare.|
|||Hepatotoxicity (liver damage).|
|||Nasal and gingival bleeding are rare.|
|||Small increase in body temperature and pulse.|