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SCHEDULING STATUS:
Not scheduled

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

VICKS ACTA PLUS

COMPOSITION
Each 10 mL contains:
Pentoxyverine Citrate 15 mg
Glyceryl Guaiacolate 100 mg
Sodium Citrate 500 mg
Chloroform 0,05 mL
Cetylpyridinium Chloride 2,5 mg
Alcohol 10,00% v/v
Sodium Benzoate added as preservative 0,1%
PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION
A 10.1 Antitussives and Expectorants

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION
Pentoxyverine Citrate is an effective antitussive. Glyceryl Guaiacolate, Sodium Citrate and Cetylpyridinium Chloride together aid expectoration.

INDICATIONS
VICKS ACTA PLUS tackles the common cough associated with colds and influenza. Because it contains an effective antitussive it calms the cough at its source, at the same time soothing the pharynx and removing irritants there. VICKS ACTA PLUS contains a combination of expectorants so that having calmed the cough, the product then helps the expulsion of mucous from the bronchial passages: VICKS ACTA PLUS helps control the build-up of phlegm.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS
Do not use if there is a known hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Take VICKS ACTA PLUS at three hourly intervals.
        12 - 15 years 1 - 1½ medicine measuresful (5 - 7,5 mL)
        16 years and over - 2 medicine measuresful (10 mL)

SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS
Guaiphenesin:
  Guaiphenesin may cause gastro-intestinal discomfort. Very large doses cause nausea and vomiting.
Pentoxyverine Citrate:
Pentoxyverine Citrate can cause slight drowsiness and on rare occasions minor gastric disorders or skin rash.Cetylpyridinium Chlorides and Sodium Citrate:
None knownKNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT
Treat by administration of emetic and gastric lavage.

CONDITIONS OF REGISTRATION
None.

IDENTIFICATION
VICKS ACTA PLUS is a brown syrup with a characteristic anise flavour.

PRESENTATION
Bottles of 50 mL, 100 mL and 200 mL.

STORAGE DIRECTIONS
Store below 25°C. Keep out of reach of children.

REGISTRATION NUMBER
F/10.1/75

NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF APPLICANT:
Procter & Gamble SA (Pty) Ltd.
Reg. No. 57/03295/07
25 Newton Street
Spartan
KEMPTON PARK 1619

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT
30 November 1993

Manufactured by Procter & Gamble SA (Pty) Ltd.

VICKS ACTA PLUS and the label are registered trademarks R4
  Rosside 29494
Black P01002

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