Respiratory tract anti-inflammatory
Because of thyme and Ivy extract in pedicough syrup , It has Bronchial anti inflammatory and anti spasmodic effects. In addition, antibacterial , anti fungal , anti viral and anti oxidant activity of the drug is approved .
Pedicough syrup has no alcohol and coloring agents . Thymol content is suitable for children and infants . Pedicough syrup is a good choice as the children’s antitussive syrup .
Pedicough Syrup contains thyme aqueous extract ,Hedera helix ext., & Althaea off. Flowers. Pedicough syrup is standardized by 0.5 mg phenols calculated as thymol per 5 ml .
ADMINISTRATION AND DOSAGE
3-6 times daily :
– Infants (Under 6 months of age ) : by physician advice .
– Children 6 months to 2 years of age : 2.5ml (1/2 teaspoon) .
– Children over 2 years of age : 5ml (1 teaspoon).
No drug interactions are reported.
No adverse effects are known if used appropriately as directed.
The drug possesses a low potential for sensitization .
CONTRAINDICATIONS & PRECAUTIONS
Do not use in the case of allergy to any ingredients of product.
PREGNANCY AND LACTATION
Avoid using product during pregnancy.There is no documents about using during lactation.
Store below 30˚C and protect from light and moisture
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