PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION: A 2.2 Sedatives, Hypnotics.
PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION: The volatile principles of valerian, nutmeg, lavender, rosemary oil and asafoetida exert a carminative action which relieves winds and stomach pains. Valerian has been used in the treatment of nervousness, restlessness and sleeplessness.
INDICATIONS: Entressdruppels H.M. is indicated in the treatment of nervousness, restlessness and sleeplessness. It is also recommended in the treatment of pains associated with winds in the stomach and bowels.
DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
For nervousness, restlessness and sleeplessness: 20 to 30 drops (1,5 - 2,0 mL) three or four times a day and at night. For pains associated with winds in the stomach and bowels: 20 to 30 drops (1,5 - 2,0 mL) every half hour until pain is relieved.
SIDE EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS: These are very rare, but the occasional patient may experience nausea, vomiting and urticaria.
KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT: See "Side-effects and Special Precautions".
IDENTIFICATION: Bright, reddish-brown liquid with a distinct odour of asafoetida.
PRESENTATION: 20 mL packs.
STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS: Store below 25°C.
Keep bottle tightly closed
KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN
APPLICATION NUMBER: B1206 (Act 101/1965).
NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF APPLICANT: South African Druggists Limited
7 Fairclough Road
Port Elizabeth 6001