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Logo LENNAMINE® EXPECTORANT

SCHEDULING STATUS:
S2

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

LENNAMINE® EXPECTORANT

COMPOSITION:
Each 5 mL contains:
  Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 10,0 mg
  Ammonium Chloride 100,0 mg
  Sodium Citrate 37,50 mg
  Menthol 0,75 mg
  in a pleasant-tasting raspberry base. 
PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A 10.1 Antitussives and expectorants

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
Expectorant and Antihistaminic.

INDICATIONS:
Lennamine Expectorant is a pleasant, raspberry flavoured syrup which is indicated in the control of dry, unproductive cough.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
The drug is contra-indicated in epileptics

WARNING:
This medicine may lead to drowsiness and impaired concentration which may be aggravated by simultaneous intake of alcohol or other central nervous system depressant agents.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Adults: Two 5 mL medicine measures.
Children: 12 years: One and a half 5 mL medicine measures.
  7 years: One 5 mL medicine measure.
  1 year: Half a 5 mL medicine measure.
Every three hours, when necessary.

SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Drowsiness, dizziness and dry mouth may occur.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
Sedation; lack of concentration; lassitude; dizziness; muscular weakness; gastro-intestinal disturbances; convulsions and hyperpyrexia in children; headache; blurred vision; anorexia. Empty the stomach by gastric lavage. The patient should be kept quiet to minimise the excitation which occurs particularly in children and only if control becomes necessary, should Paraldehyde be given by intramuscular injection.
Oxygen should be used for cyanosis and mechanical respiration may be necessary, should respiratory failure occur.
Convulsions are best treated with Paraldehyde, intramuscularly or with a very short-acting barbiturate, such as Thiopentone Sodium 100 mg intravenously.

IDENTIFICATION:
A pleasant raspberry flavoured syrup.

PRESENTATION:
2,5 litre packs.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Keep container tightly closed.
Protect from light and store below 25°C.
KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.

APPLICATION NUMBER:
G529 (Act 101/1965)

APPLICANT:
Lennon Limited
7 Fairclough Road
Port Elizabeth
Republic of South Africa

DATE OF PUBLICATION
7/74 P509
        L.LTD.L.16638/20383

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