Baby Chest Rub
Baby Chest Rub Woodwards baby chest rub
Turpentine Oil BP 5.0 %v/w Eucalyptus Oil BP 2.0 % v/w Menthol BP 2.0 % w/w
For the symptomatic relief of nasal catarrh and congestion due to cold
Adults, the Elderly, Children and Babies over Three months
Rub on the chest, throat and back morning and night.
Leave bedding and clothes loose to allow easy inhalation of the vapour. Not to be given to children under three months.
Known hypersensitivity to the active ingredients.
For external use only. Do not apply directly to the nostrils. Keep the rub away from the eyes. Do not use on babies aged under three months.
Can cause hypersensitivity reactions, including contact dermatitis and skin blistering.
(Ingestion of the contests of whole container) causes nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea, breathing difficulties leading to respiratory collapse. Application of a product containing menthol to the nostrils of infants can cause instant collapse. Stomach should be emptied by aspiration and lavage and a purgative given.
Any convulsions can be controlled by intravenous diazepam 5-10mg, or short acting barbiturates.
An inhalant chest rub containing menthol and a mixture of volatile oils. The inhalation of vapours from these ingredients stimulates the membrane of the respiratory tract loosening the mucous and catarrh in the nasal Passages giving relief to congestion.
5.2 Pharmacokinetic properties
5.3 Preclinical safety data
6.1 List of excipients
Oil of cedarwood Oil of nutmeg Oil of thyme White soft paraffin
6.3 Shelf life
60 months unopened
6.4 Special precautions for storage
Store below 25°C
6.5 Nature and contents of container
White glass jars containing 28g of product with R3/38mm polycarb screw cap and packed into cartons
Special precautions for disposal
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Ayrton Saunders Limited, North Way,
Walworth Industrial Estate, Andover,
SP10 5AZ United Kingdom
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