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Logo PUMA COUGH BALSAM [MIXTURE]

SCHEDULING STATUS:
Not scheduled

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

PUMA COUGH BALSAM [MIXTURE]

COMPOSITION:
Each 10 mL contains:
       
Camphor        2,501 mg
       
Anise Oil        0,011 mL
       
Menthol        1,562 mg
       
Ammonium Chloride        87,500 mg
       
Liquorice Liquid Extract        0,166 mL
       
Tolu Syrup        0,333 mL
        Alcohol 96 %        5,210 % v/v

PRESERVATIVE:
        Benzoic Acid        0,040 % m/v

PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A 10.1 Antitussives and Expectorants.

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
Relieving or preventing cough and promoting the coughing up of secretions from the bronchial tubes, lungs and trachea.

INDICATIONS:
i]        ]For the relief of symptoms of cough.
ii]        ]Soothes and molifies inflammation of tonsils, pharynx, trachea, mucous membrane of the bronchial tubes.
iii]        To encourage bronchial secretions in order that tenacious sputum is rendered more fluid and more easily coughed up from the bronchial tubes, lungs and trachea.
iv]        ]Induces a flow of saliva and thereby frequently washing the superficial surfaces of the pharynx.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
It is contra-indicated in renal diseases and gastro-intestinal irritation.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
ADULTS:
        Two medicine measuresful [10 mL] to be sipped without water every two hours.

CHILDREN 1 to 2 years:
        Half a medicine measureful [2,5 mL] every two hours.
CHILDREN 2 to 12 years:
        One medicine measureful [5 mL] to be taken without water every two hours.

SIDE EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
No side effects worthy of note should be experienced while adhering to the prescribed dose. If the cough persists for three weeks or more, discontinue use of Puma Cough Balsam and seek medical advice.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
A severe overdose of Puma Cough Balsam can cause nausea and vomiting. Empty stomach by means of an emetic [if stomach is not completely empty]. Keep patient warm, lying down and call a doctor.

IDENTIFICATION:
A reddish brown syrupy liquid with a pleasant aromatic odour and sweetish taste.

PRESENTATION:
Puma Cough Balsam is packed in bottles containing 100 mL of the product.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Store below 25 °C. Protect from light.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

REFERENCE NUMBER:
G.1193 [Act/Wet 101/1965]

NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF THE APPLICANT:
S.A.D. SELF MEDICATION [PTY] LIMITED
[Co. Reg. No. 92/04769/07]
Robbie de Lange Road, Wilsonia, EAST LONDON 5201

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT:
August 1976

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