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Logo VERSTERKDRUPPELS

SCHEDULING STATUS:
Unscheduled

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

VERSTERKDRUPPELS

COMPOSITION:
Each 5 mL contains:
  The alcoholic extractives of 
  Cinchona Bark 85,0 mg
  Gentian 25,0 mg
  Dried Bitter Orange Peel 107,1 mg
  Quassia 85,0 mg
  Ethanol (100%) 45,00% v/v
PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A 11.1 Medicines acting on gastro-intestinal tract (Digestants).

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
Cinchona, Gentian and Quassia are bitters. They act on the taste receptors causing reflex stimulation of gastric secretion and are believed to improve the appetite.

INDICATIONS:
Versterkdruppels is an excellent tonic preparation that restores vitality and appetite caused by indigestion.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
Patients with gastric and duodenal ulcers.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Half to one medicine measure (5 mL) three times a day in water.

SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
These are relatively rare but large doses may produce nausea, vomiting, headache and skin rash.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
See “Side-effects and Special Precautions”. Treatment is symptomatic.

IDENTIFICATION:
A bright reddish-brown liquid with a characteristic odour and taste.

PRESENTATION:
Bottles of 20 mL.

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

APPLICATION NUMBER
E1525 (Act/Wet 101/1965).

NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF APPLICANT:
Lennon Limited
7 Fairclough Road
Port Elizabeth 6001

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT:
4.4.1985. K97A

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