COMPOSITION: Each medicine measure (5 mL) of mixture contains:
Cinchona tincture, compound
Cardamom tincture, compound
Lavender tincture, compound
Carduus Benedict tincture
Ammonia spirit, aromatic
PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION: 33. Tonics
PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION: The ingredients traditionally have tonic and stimulating properties.
INDICATIONS: As a tonic in run-down conditions and in convalescence after illness.
WARNINGS: DO NOT USE UNDILUTED.
DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE: Shake bottle before use. Adults: 1 medicine measure (5 mL) in a wineglass of water three times a day after meals. Children (over 6 years): 1 medicine measure (5 mL) in a wineglass of water twice a day after meals.
SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS: Excessive doses may cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. There may be occasional irritation of the urinary tract and aggravation of pre-existing inflammatory conditions. Convulsions may occur. There may be initial excitement.
KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT: In case of accidental overdosage call a doctor immediately. Severe overdosage leads to respiratory failure. The central nervous system may be depressed leading to stupor and respiratory failure, or stimulated, leading to excitement and convulsions. In acute poisoning the stomach should be emptied by lavage and aspiration.
IDENTIFICATION: Brown mixture with a pungent, aromatic odour.
PRESENTATION: 100 mL and 200 mL bottles.
STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS: Store in a cool, dry place below 25° C. Protect from light.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
REFERENCE NUMBER: G.2606 (Act 101/1965)
NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF APPLICANT: Pharmaceutical Enterprises (Pty) Ltd
Howard Studios, Howard Drive, Pinelands 7405
DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT: March 1990