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Logo BRONCHETTE® CAPSULES
BRONCHETTE® SYRUP

SCHEDULING STATUS:
S2

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

BRONCHETTE® CAPSULES
BRONCHETTE® SYRUP

COMPOSITION:
Capsules
:
  Each capsule contains 375 mg Carbocysteine.
Syrup:
  Each 5 mL medicine measure contains:
  Carbocysteine 250 mg
Preservative:
  Methyl hydroxybenzoate 0,17% m/v in a pleasantly flavoured syrup base.
PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A10.1 Antitussives and Expectorants.

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
Carbocysteine reduces the viscosity of non-infected secretions from mucous cells in the respiratory tract.

INDICATIONS:
Adjunctive therapy in respiratory tract disorders characterised by excessive viscous
mucous in the absence of infection.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
Active peptic ulcer.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Capsules:
Adults
: 2 Capsules three times daily, reducing to 1 capsule four times daily when a satisfactory response has been obtained.

Syrup:
Adults
: 2 - 3 medicine measures (10 - 15 mL) three times daily.
Children
(5 - 12 years)
: 9 medicine measure (5 mL) three times daily.
(2 - 5 years): ½ medicine measure (2,5 mL) two to four times daily. (according to age)

SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Nausea, diarrhoea, headache. Caution must be exercised in patients with a history of gastric or duodenal ulcer.
Safe use in pregnancy has not been established.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
See "Side effects and special precautions". Treatment is supportive and symptomatic.

IDENTIFICATION:
Capsules:
Red and yellow capsules.
Syrup: A brown flavoured syrup.

PRESENTATION:
Capsules:
Containers of 30 and 100 capsules.
Syrup: Bottles of 200 mL and 2,5 litres.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Store below 25° C
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

REGISTRATION NUMBERS:
Capsules
M/10.1/212.
Syrup L/10.1/320.

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

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT:
18.6.1979 M800

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