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POTTERS COUGH REMOVER

Active substance: WHITE HOREHOUND LIQUID EXTRACT 1:1

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If you have any further questions on the use
of Potter’s Cough Remover ask your doctor
or pharmacist.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS:
Like all medicines this product can cause
side effects, but not everyone gets them.
If any of the following or other side
effects occur, including allergic reactions,
stop taking this product and consult your
doctor or pharmacist:
•  obelia can cause nausea, vomiting,
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diarrhoea, coughing, tremors and
dizziness. The frequency is not known.
•  llergic reactions including contact
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dermatitis may occur after ingesting
Elecampane and White Horehound. The
frequency is not known.
If other adverse reactions occur, a doctor
or a qualified health care practitioner should
be consulted.
Making medicines safer:
You can help make medicines safer by
reporting any side effects to the Yellow Card
Scheme at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard
Alternatively you can get a paper Yellow
Card form from your doctors surgery or a
pharmacy, or call freephone 0808 100 3352
(available 10am – 2pm, Monday to Friday).

5. HOW TO STORE Potter’s
COUGH REMOVER:
Keep out of the reach and sight
of children.
Do not use Potter’s Cough Remover after
the expiry date. The expiry date is printed
on the label and base of the carton.
Do not store above 25˚C. Store
in the original packaging.
Return any unused medicine to
your pharmacist for safe disposal.
6. FURTHER INFORMATION:
Each 5 ml of oral liquid contains:
12 mg Lobelia Herb (Lobelia inflata L.)
6.5 mg Ipecacuanha Root (Cephaelis
ipecacuanha (Brot.))
0.1 ml Liquid Extract White Horehound
Herb (Marrubium vulgare L.) (1:1) (equivalent
to 100 mg White Horehound Herb)
Extraction Solvent: Water
0.075 ml Liquid Extract Elecampane Root
(Inula helenium L.) (1:1) (equivalent to 75 mg
Elecampane Root) Extraction Solvent: Water
0.075 ml Liquid Extract Hyssop Herb
(Hyssopus officinalis L.) (1:1) (equivalent
to 75 mg Hyssop Herb) Extraction
Solvent: Water.

This product also contains:
Ethanol, Tincture Capsicum Strong
(Capsicum, Ethanol, Water), Aniseed
Oil, Myrrh Tincture (Myrrh, Ethanol,
Water), Treacle, Syrup (Sucrose), Block
Juice (Spray Dried Liquorice Powder),
Avicel CL (Microcrystalline Cellulose,
Carboxymethylcellulose), Strawberry
Flavouring (natural), Water.
What Potter’s Cough Remover looks
like and contents of the pack:
Potter’s Cough Remover is a dark brown
liquid and is available in a 150 ml bottle.
Traditional Herbal Registration Holder
and Manufacturer:
Potters, Wigan WN5 0JZ
Traditional Herbal Registration number:
THR 33656/0072

PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET

COUGH REMOVER
WITH IPECACUANHA, LOBELIA AND
EXTRACTS OF WHITE HOREHOUND,
ELECAMPANE & HYSSOP

Certification Mark

For further information,
call 01202 449752
If you would like a version of this leaflet
in an alternative format, please call
01942 219960
Product code: VEG15LEA
Leaflet last revised: 04/02/2014
PLEASE READ THESE
INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USE

POT TER’S HERBAL REMEDIES SINCE 1812

This medicine is available without
prescription. However, you still need to
take Potter’s Cough Remover carefully
to get the best results from it.
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to read it again.
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symptoms worsen or do not improve
after 7 days.
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please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
IN THIS LEAFLET:
1.  hat Potter’s Cough Remover is and
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what it is used for
2.  efore you take Potter’s
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Cough Remover
3. How to take Potter’s Cough Remover
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Potter’s Cough Remover
6. Further information

1. WHAT Potter’s COUGH REMOVER
IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR:
Potter’s Cough Remover is a traditional herbal
medicinal product used for the symptomatic
relief of coughs, based on traditional use only
Containing Ipecacuanha, Lobelia and Extracts
of White Horehound, Elecampane & Hyssop.
For full details, see Section 6.
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE Potter’s
COUGH REMOVER:
Do not take Potter’s Cough Remover:
• f you are allergic to any of the
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ingredients
• f you are pregnant or breastfeeding
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• f you are under 12 years of age
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• f you are taking medicines known to
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interact with alcohol (e.g. metronidazole)
• f you have obstruction or inflammation
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(cholangitis) of the bile duct, liver disease
or intestinal obstruction (ileus).
Consult your doctor before
taking this product:
•  you have an active peptic ulcer, gall
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stones or any other disorder affecting
the bile ducts
• f you suffer from alcoholism.
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See section ‘Important information about
some of the ingredients in Potter’s Cough
Remover’ for further details.

Taking other medicines:
Please ask your doctor or pharmacist for
advice if you are taking or have recently
taken any other medicines, including
medicines obtained without a prescription.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding:
You should not use Potter’s Cough Remover
if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
because there is no evidence that it
is safe to do so.
Driving and using machinery:
This product contains Ethanol (Alcohol) and
therefore it is advised that you do not take
this medicine if you are going to drive or
use machinery.
Important information about
some of the ingredients in Potter’s
Cough Remover:
This product contains Sucrose (Syrup). If
you have been told by your doctor that
you have an intolerance to some sugars,
contact your doctor before taking
this medicine.
This product also contains 15% v/v Ethanol
(Alcohol), i.e. up to 1.2 g per dose (10 ml),
equivalent to 30 ml beer or 12.5 ml wine per
dose. It may be harmful for those suffering
from alcoholism and high-risk groups such
as pregnant or breastfeeding women,
children and patients with liver disease
or epilepsy.

3. HOW TO TAKE Potter’s
COUGH REMOVER:
It is important that you follow the
instructions carefully.
Shake the bottle well before use.
For oral use.
Adults and children over 12 years:
Take two 5 ml teaspoonfuls after meals
three or four times a day.
Do not take for more than 7 days.
Not suitable for children under 12 years.
If your condition worsens or your symptoms
persist for more than 7 days, consult your
doctor or pharmacist.
If you experience shortness of breath,
high temperature or yellow, green or blood
stained sputum, consult your doctor.
If you take too much Potter’s
Cough Remover:
Stop taking the medicine and consult
your doctor or pharmacist. Overdose may
cause alcohol intoxication. See Section 2
‘Important information about some of the
ingredients in Potter’s Cough Remover’.
If you forget to take Potter’s
Cough Remover:
If you miss a dose, take your next dose at
the usual time. Do not take two doses at
the same time to make up for a missed dose.
Always consult your doctor or pharmacist if
you need further advice.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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