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Logo JAMAIKA GINGER (Solution)

SCHEDULING STATUS:
Unscheduled

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

JAMAIKA GINGER (Solution)

COMPOSITION:
Each mL contains the alcoholic extractives of:
  Ginger         0,5 g
  Contains 
  Ethanol (100%)         87,30% v/v

PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A 11.2 Gastro-intestinal antispasmodics and cholinolytics (anti-cholinergics).

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
Carminatives

INDICATIONS:
Jamaika Ginger is indicated for use in the treatment of colic, winds, pains in the stomach and indigestion.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Five to ten drops (0,5 to 1,0 mL) in a little water three or four times a day.

SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Large doses of the product may produce gastro-intestinal irritation, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. There may be occasional irritation of the urinary tract and aggravation of pre-existing inflammatory conditions.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
The central nervous system may either be depressed, leading to respiratory failure and stupor, or stimulated, leading to excitement and convulsions. In acute poisoning, the stomach should be emptied by aspiration and lavage. A saline purgative such as sodium sulphate (30 g in 250 mL water) can be given, unless catharsis is already present. Demulcent drinks may be given. Large volumes of fluid should be given provided renal function is adequate.

IDENTIFICATION:
Light brown, bright liquid with the characteristic odour of ginger.

PRESENTATION:
Bottles of 20 mL

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Store below 25°C.
Keep container tightly closed.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

APPLICATION NUMBER:
E 1953 (Act/Wet 101/1965)

NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF THE APPLICANT:
Pharmacare Limited
7 Fairclough Road
PORT ELIZABETH 6001

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT:
4.4.1985

                G684B
       
KOHLER C&P P.E.

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