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Logo PECTIN-K SUSPENSION

SCHEDULING STATUS:
Not scheduled

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

PECTIN-K SUSPENSION

COMPOSITION:
Each 15 mL contains:
Kaolin (light) 3,00 g
Apple Pectin 0,220 g

Preservatives:
Methyl hydroxybenzoate 0,1 % m/v
Propyl hydroxybenzoate 0,02 % m/v

PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A.11.9 Antidiarrhoeals.

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
PECTIN-K SUSPENSION exhibits intestinal adsorbent and demulcent properties.

INDICATIONS:
The symptomatic relief of non-infective diarrhoea.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
Intestinal obstruction. Patients with chronic ulceration of the gastro-intestinal tract or who have undergone colostomies.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Shake the bottle before use.

Children: One to three 5 mL medicine measures every three to four hours as prescribed.
Adults: Three to six 5 mL medicine measures every three to four hours as prescribed.

SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
The concomitant use of alcohol should be avoided. The adsorbent properties of kaolin may influence the gastro-intestinal absorption of other medicines. Pectin should not be given to patients with intestinal obstruction.

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

IDENTIFICATION:
A white to yellowish-white suspension with a butterscotch flavour.

PRESENTATION:
50 mL, 100 mL and 2,5 L amber PVC bottles.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Store in a cool place (below 25°C) and keep tightly closed.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

REGISTRATION NUMBER:
X/11.9/394

NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF THE APPLICANT:
MDI CC
374 Anderson Street
Menlo Park
0081

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT:
April 1996

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