GUAPHAN- EXPECTORANT SYRUP

COMPOSITION

Syrup: Each 5 ml contains Guaifenesin EP 100 mg.

CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Guaifenesin reduces the adhesiveness and surface tension of respiratory tract secretions, thereby easing their expectoration. This expectorant effect could lead to reduction in cough frequency.

INDICATIONS

GUAPHAN has expectorant action that helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to make coughs more productive.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Do not take this product – if you are hypersensitive to any of the ingredients. This medication should not be used for treatment of cough and cold symptoms in children under 6 years of age.

WARNING

Do not take this product for persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking,asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema or if cough is accompanied by excessive phlegm unless directed by physician.

A persistent cough may be a sign of a serious condition. If cough persists for more thaNn one week, tends to recur, or if accompanied by fever, rash or persistent headache, consult a physician.

PRECAUTION

Do not use this product if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor

(MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric or emotional conditions or Parkinson’s disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you are uncertain whether your prescription drug contains an MAOI, consult a physician before taking this product.

USE DURING PREGNANCY AND LACTATION

As with any drug, if you are pregnant or nursing a baby, seek the advice of a physician

before using this product.

DOSAGE

  • Adults and children 12 years and over: 10-20 ml every 4 hours.
  • Children from 6 years to under 12 years: 5-10 ml every 4 hours.
  • Do not exceed the recommended dosage.

STORAGE

Store at room temperature (15-25)degrees. Do not use the drug after the expiry date printed on the package.

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GUAPHAN – Patient Information Leaflet

Categories and Tags: R05CA03; Guaifenesin; Expectorants; COUGH AND COLD PREPARATIONS; RESPIRATORY SYSTEM medicines.

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