Lanes Red Sage Catarrh Remedy

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Lane's Red Sage Catarrh Remedy is a traditional herbal medicinal product containing extracts of Sage leaf and Liquorice. For full details see Section 6.

Lane's Red Sage Catarrh Remedy is a traditional herbal medicinal product used to relieve the symptoms of colds, nasal congestion and sinusitis, and to relieve a chesty, mucus cough, based on traditional use only.


Do not take this product if you:

•    are under 12 years old

•    are pregnant or breastfeeding

•    are allergic to any of the ingredients

•    are taking other liquorice products

•    have kidney or liver disease, heart problems

•    have low levels of potassium in blood (hypokalemia)

•    have high blood pressure

Do not take this product if you are taking medicines:

•    for high blood pressure

•    that are a tranquilliser medicine e.g. benzodiazepine, barbiturates

•    diuretics

•    cardiac glycosides e.g. digoxin

•    corticosteroids e.g. prednisone

•    laxatives

•    that might affect electrolyte imbalance

•    that are known to interact with alcohol e.g. metronidazole

Important information about some of the ingredients in this medicine

This product contains 18.1% v/v ethanol (alcohol), i.e. up to 905 mg per dose, equivalent to 18.7 ml beer, 7.54 ml wine per dose. Harmful for people suffering from alcoholism or liver-disease. If you are in a high risk group (patients with liver disease or epilepsy) you should consider the alcohol content before taking this product.

This product contains 1.15 mg of sucrose per 5 ml dose. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicinal product.

Driving and using machines

This product contains alcohol and therefore may impair ability to drive or

operate machines. If affected do not drive or operate machines.

3. HOW TO TAKE THIS PRODUCT For oral use only.

Adults and the elderly:

One 5 ml teaspoonful three to four times day, and during the night sipped slowly.

Maximum daily dose: 20ml (4doses). Adolescents and children over 12 years of age:

Take one 5 ml teaspoonful three times a day (six hours apart).

Maximum daily dose: 15ml (3doses). Do not exceed the stated dose.

If your symptoms worsen, if you experience short ness of breath, fever or blood in your saliva or if symptoms persist for

more than 7 days speak to your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner.

If you take too much (overdose).

If you take more than the recommended dose, speak to a doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner and take this leaflet with you.

Overdose of this product may result in alcohol intoxication and should be treated accordingly. (See Section 2.)

If you forget to take this product Continue to take your usual dose at the usual time. Do not take a double dose. It does not matter if you miss a dose.

If you have any questions, or are unsure of anything, please speak to your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner.


No side effects have been reported with this product.

If you notice any side effects please tell your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner.

Making medicines safer

You can help to make medicines safer by reporting any side-effects to the Yellow Card Scheme at

Alternatively you can get a paper Yellow Card form from your doctor's surgery or a pharmacy, or call freephone 0808 100 3352 (available 10am-2pm Monday to Friday).

What is Red Sage?

Red Sage, also known as Garden



Do not use this product after the expiry date. The expiry date is printed on the label and on the bottom of the carton.

This product does not require any special storage or disposal.

Keep this product out of the reach and sight of children.

6.    FURTHER INFORMATION Each 5 ml of oral liquid contains:

0.2 ml liquid (as liquid extract) from Red Sage leaf (Salvia officinalis L.) (equivalent to 200 mg Red Sage). Extract Solvent: Ethanol 20% v/v.

0.55 ml liquid (as liquid extract) from Liquorice root (Glycyrrhiza glabra L.) (equivalent to 550 mg Liquorice root)) Extract Solvent: Ethanol 18% v/v.

This product also contains: Tragacanth, juniper berry oil, garlic oil, pumilio pine oil, menthol, syrup (sucrose), golden syrup, alcohol,, talc and water.

This product contains a dark brown syrupy liquid. It comes in a 100 ml,

150 ml or 300ml glass bottle with a child-resistant safety cap. Not all sizes may be marketed.

Traditional Herbal Registration holder: Rickard Lane's and W. H. Box Ltd,

24 Tennant Street Edinburgh EH65ND

Product manufacturers:

Potters Ltd, 1 Botanic Court, Martland Park, Wigan WN5 0JZ Traditional Herbal Registration number: THR 15670/0024 Leaflet revised 29/1/2013 RIC14LEA1

Sage, is a scented, woody, plant native to Europe.

What is Liquorice?

The liquorice plant is a legume (related to beans and peas) and the root has a sweet flavour.

Further Enquiries

A copy of this leaflet in large format print is available.

If you would like more information about this product please contact: Napiers the Herbalists 24 Tennant Street,

Edinburgh EH65ND

Telephone: 0845 002 1860


With Extracts of Red Sage and Liquorice

Please read this leaflet carefully before you start taking this product.

It contains important information for you about this product that may affect you.

Keep this leaflet. You may wish to read it again.

You must contact a doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner if your symptoms do not improve after 7 days.

If any side effects become serious, or if you notice side effects not listed in here, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

What is in this leaflet?

1.    What this product is and what it is used for.

2.    Before you take this product

3.    How to take this product

4.    Possible side effects

5.    How to store this product

6.    Further information