Napiers Herbease Chesty Cough Lozenges

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Napiers Herbease Chesty Cough Lozenges is a traditional herbal medicinal product containing Liquorice root extract, Senega root,

Ipecacuanha root and Marshmallow root. For full details see Section 6.

Napiers Herbease Chesty Cough Lozenges is a traditional herbal medicinal product used for the relief of sore throats and chesty coughs, based on traditional use only.


Do not take this product if you:

•    are under 18 years old

•    are pregnant or breastfeeding

•    are allergic to any of the ingredients

•    are taking other liquorice containing products

•    have high blood pressure, kidney diseases, liver or heart problems or hypokalemia (low potassium levels in the blood)

•    are taking medicines for high blood pressure, diuretics, cardiac glycosides, corticosteroids, stimulant laxatives or other medications which may aggravate electrolyte imbalance

Important information about some of the ingredients in this medicine

This product contains approx. 826 mg of sucrose and 68 mg of glucose per lozenge. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicinal product.


For oral use only.

Adults and the elderly:

One or two lozenges to be sucked every four hours. Maximum daily dose: 12 lozenges.

Do not exceed the stated dose.

If you have difficulty breathing, fever or blood in your saliva, a doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner should be consulted.

If your symptoms persist after 7days, speak to your doctor 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.

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 www. m h ra. gov. u k/y el I owca rd 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).


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

Do not store above 25°C. Store in the original container.

There are no special precautions for disposal.

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


Each lozenge contains:

50 mg of Senega root (Polygala senega L)

50 mg of extract (as dry extract) from Liquorice root (4:1) (Glycyrrhiza glaba L.) (equivalent to 200mg of Liquorice root) Extraction Solvent: Water

10 mg of Ipecacuanha root

(Cephaelis ipecacuanha (Brot.) A. Rich.)

50 mg of Marshmallow root (Althaea officinalis)

Also contains menthol, anise oil, lemon oil, peppermint oil, cubeb oil, acacia, confectioner’s sugar (sucrose & maize starch), liquid glucose and magnesium stearate.

Traditional Herbal Registration holder:

Highland Herbs Limited,

10 Payne Street,

Glasgow, G4 0LF

Product manufacturers:

Custom Pharmaceuticals Limited, Conway Street, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 3LW, UK

Traditional Herbal Registration number: THR 43751/0024

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Leaflet revised: 08/01/2014

What is Senega root?

Pleurisy root, or senega, is a flowering plant native to North America and used in Britain since the 1700s. An extract from the dried root is used to make this medicine.

What is Liquorice root?

Liquorice is a herbaceaous perennial plant native to southern Europe and grown in the British Isles. An extract from the root is used to make this medicine.

What is Ipecacuanha root?

Ipecacuanha is a flowering plant native to Brazil and used in Britain since the 1600s. An extract from the root is used to make this medicine.

What is Marshmallow?

Marshmallow or marsh mallow is a pretty flowering herb native to the British Isles. The root is used in making this medicine.

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,

10 Payne Street,

Glasgow, G4 0LF

Telephone: 0845 002 1860_



with Liquorice root extract, Senega root, Ipecacuanha root and Marshmallow root.

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 or worsen during the use of this medicinal product. 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.    Howto store this product

6.    Further information

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