Bronchosan Pine Cough Syrup
Patient Information Leaflet
Pine Cough syrup
This product is used for the relief of coughs.
This product is suitable for adults and children over 12 years.
Don't take this product if you are allergic to any of the ingredients:
see section 6.
Before you take this product:
read section 2.
Dosage instructions: see section 3.
Talk to your doctor if your symptoms worsen or do not improve within 7 days.
Side effects are minor and very rare: see section 4.
Now read the rest of this leaflet carefully. Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
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Bronchosan is a traditional herbal medicinal product used for the relief of coughs. This is based on traditional use only.
Used to relieve: Dry coughs Tickly coughs
Do not give this product to children
Spruce (Picea abies). This
product contains spruce. Pine species.
Any of the other ingredients in this product (See section 6 Further Information).
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars. This product contains sugars.
This product contains 5.25 g of carbohydrate per 5 ml dose.
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Use the measuring cup provided.
Adults and children over 12 years:
Take 5-10 ml (1-2 teaspoons) two to four times daily.
Not for use in children under 12.
For oral use only. Don't take more than the recommended dose.
If you take too much and feel ill, talk to your doctor. Taking too much is unlikely to be harmful.
Don't worry about the missed dose. Take the next dose as usual.
Stop taking this product and see your doctor:
If you are short of breath (dyspnoea)
If you have a high temperature (fever)
If your phlegm is yellow green to brown in colour (purulent sputum)
If your symptoms worsen or you don't feel an improvement within 7 days
Like all medicines, this product can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Minor side effects
The following minor side effects can occur when using this product. These are very rare and likely to affect less than 1 in 10,000 people.
Stop taking the product if any of these occur.
If you are concerned about any side effect or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
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Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use this product after the expiry date which is stated on the packaging. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
This product does not reguire any special storage conditions.
Do not use this product if you notice a change in colour. The syrup should be brown in colour.
5 ml (6.95 g) of oral liguid contains 1,445 mg of extract (as soft extract) from fresh Picea abies (L.) Karsten (spruce) shoots (0.9- 1.2:1). Extraction solvent: water.
The other ingredients used for the liguid
are raw cane sugar, honey, concentrated pear juice and pine oil.
It is a brown syrup. This product is available in 100 ml and 200 ml bottles. Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
Picea abies is better known as Norway Spruce or the Christmas tree. It is an evergreen tree native to Europe. The young shoots are used to make Bronchosan.
Traditional Herbal Registration Holder and Batch Release:
Bioforce (UK) Ltd.
2 Brewster Place,
Irvine, Ayrshire, UK KA11 5DD
Bioforce AG, CH-9325, Roggwil Switzerland
THR No. 13668/0019
This leaflet was approved on 08/2010
Bioforce runs a helpline by phone and email which can provide you with further information.
Phone: 0845 608 5858
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