ASDA CHLIDRENS TICKLY COUGH SYRUP
NAME OF THE MEDICINAL PRODUCT
Paediatric Simple Linctus B.P.
Asda Chlidren’s Tickly Cough Syrup.
AAH Warrington/ASPAR Pharmaceuticals Limited Asda Children’s Tickly
Cough Syrup (ASDA Stores)
QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE COMPOSITION
Citric Acid Monohydrate B.P. 0.03125 g/5 ml dose
For the relief of the symptoms of cough.
Posology and method of administration
Adults and the elderly
The product is intended for children under 12 years. An adult formulation is
Children under 12 years
One or two 5 ml spoonfuls to be given 3 or 4 times a day.
No significant contraindications have been reported; however it should be
noted that the sucrose content is 85.3% and the product may be unsuitable for
the diabetic patient.
Special warnings and precautions for use
Store at a temperature not exceeding 25oC.
If symptoms persist a doctor should be consulted.
Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
No significant interactions have been reported.
Fertility, pregnancy and lactation
The product is intended for paediatric use.
Effects on ability to drive and use machines
No significant other undesirable effects have been reported.
Overdosage is unlikely to present a significant risk but if it does occur then the
treatment consists of general supportive therapy and may include gastric
Citric acid monohydrate imparts a sharp taste to the product which acts as a
demulcent; though it may be a placebo effect some patients believe that
preparations, such as Paediatric Simple Linctus B.P., relieve a dry tickling
Citric acid monohydrate is metabolised to carbon dioxide and water in the
Preclinical safety data
No relevant data.
List of excipients
Though the product is acidic in nature and may exhibit incompatibilities with
alkaline products and constituents no significant major incompatibilities have
Special precautions for storage
Store below 25oC.
Nature and contents of container
2000 ml plastic bottle with a plastic screw cap with an aluminium foil lined
500 ml plastic bottle with a wadless plastic screw cap.
100 ml or 200 ml amber glass bottle with a plastic “Jaycap” closure.
Special precautions for disposal
MARKETING AUTHORISATION HOLDER
Wise Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Hani Wells Business Park,
MARKETING AUTHORISATION NUMBER(S)
DATE OF FIRST AUTHORISATION/RENEWAL OF THE
18th May 2005
DATE OF REVISION OF THE TEXT
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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