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Summary

  • Combines herbs used in traditional Western herbal medicine
    • For their demulcent, antitussive and antispasmodic properties
    • To decrease the symptoms of the common cold including cough, runny nose and general malaise
    • To relieve mild bronchial coughs and to reduce excess chest phlegm
    • For lung health support
  • No added gluten, soya bean, milk, lactose, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, crustacea, egg or sesame seeds
  • No added artificial sweeteners, colours or flavours
  • Vegan friendly

Dosage & warnings

Adults: 1 tablet 4 - 8 times daily
Children 6 - 12 years: 1 tablet 1 - 4 times daily
The duration of use should not exceed 8 weeks

If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional
Caution in pregnancy
Contraindicated in patients taking nifedipine
Discontinue 7 days prior to general anaesthesia
Caution is advised in patients receiving midazolam by injection
Caution is advised in patients receiving prednisolone by injection
Caution is advised in patients taking cilostazol or phenprocoumon
Not to be used in children under two years of age without medical advice
Ginger should be used cautiously in patients taking antacids (may decrease the effectiveness as ginger increases gastric secretory activity)
Contraindicated in hypertension (including hypertension during pregnancy), oedema and in those taking thiazide or loop diuretics
Avoid long-term use if taking antihypertensive medications, digoxin and other potassium-depleting drugs
Contraindicated for long-term use when taking immunosuppressant medication (e.g. transplant patients); short-term therapy only is suggested
Daily doses of dried ginger over 4 g are contraindicated with blood-thinning drugs such as warfarin or aspirin or in those who have increased risk of haemorrhage; at doses of ginger below this, exercise caution

Only take as directed.

Formulation

Ingredient
Glycyrrhiza glabra ext. (Licorice)
ext. equiv. dry (root)
107 mg
750 mg
Echinacea purpurea ext.
ext. equiv. dry (root)
750 μL
375 mg
Asclepias tuberosa ext. (Pleurisy root)
ext. equiv. dry (root)
750 μL
375 mg
Zingiber officinale ext. (Ginger)
ext. equiv. dry (rhizome)
6 mg
180 mg
Marrubium vulgare ext. (White horehound)
ext. equiv. dry (herb)
360 μL
180 mg
Thymus vulgaris (herb flowering) essential oil (Thyme) 10 mg

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This product is listed with the TGA - AustL 142087. The TGA publishes product info, including excipients under the "Other ingredients" subheading (not typically listed on the product label). Download the TGA public summary below.