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Logo MOULTON'S HERBAL EXTRACT (Liquid)

SCHEDULING STATUS:
Not scheduled.

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

MOULTON'S HERBAL EXTRACT (Liquid)

COMPOSITION:
Each 2 mL (approximately 30 drops) contains:
  Aloes 75 mg,
  Powdered Rhubarb 38 mg,
  Cascara Liquid Extract 0,1 mL
PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
11.5 Laxative.

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
Mild laxative. The combination of ingredients ensures positive action with minimum discomfort.

INDICATIONS:
Discomfort, biliousness, lassitude, irritability, etc. caused by sluggish bowel action.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
Cramps, colic, nausea, vomiting or other symptoms of intestinal obstruction or any undiagnosed abdominal pain.

WARNINGS:
The constant use of laxatives to induce a regular daily habit may decrease the sensitivity of the intestinal mucous membrane so that larger doses have to be taken and the bowel fails to respond to normal stimuli.
Do not use for more than one week.
In the case of continued constipation after the use of this medicine, consult your doctor.
If you have noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that has persisted for a period of greater than two weeks, consult a doctor before using the laxative.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
30 drops (2 mL) in a wineglassful of water three times a day after meals.

SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Should not be taken continuously for long periods.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
Overdosage will result in purgation.

IDENTIFICATION:
A dark brown liquid.

PRESENTATION:
Bottles of 50 and 100 mL.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
KEEP ALL MEDICINES OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
Store in a cool place (15 - 25oC).

REFERENCE NUMBER:
E1587 (Act 101/1965).

APPLICANT:
Pharmaceutical Enterprises (Pty) Ltd
Howard Studios
Howard Drive
Pinelands
7405

DATE OF PUBLICATION:
2/90

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