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Logo ENTRESSDRUPPELS H.M.

SCHEDULING STATUS:
Not scheduled

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

ENTRESSDRUPPELS H.M.

COMPOSITION:
Each 5 mL contains:
  The alcoholic extractives of: 
  Tincture Asafoetida 1,208 mL
  Valerian 183,300 mg
  Cassia Bark 32,161 mg
  Nutmeg 32,161 mg
  Lavender Oil 0,016 mL
  Rosemary Oil 0,004 mL
  Contains Ethanol (100 % ) 74,03% v/v
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.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
Postoperative biliary tract cases, respiratory depression, asthma, heart failure, chronic lung diseases, elderly and debilitated patients.

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

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT:
4.4.1985. K157A

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