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ASHTON & PARSONS INFANTS POWDERS

Active substance(s): TINCTURE OF MATRICARIA / TINCTURE OF MATRICARIA

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Before using these powders
Do not use if your child
• is allergic to tincture of matricaria, lactose or to plants of the Asteraceae/Compositae family
such as daisies, marigolds or artichokes
• has an intolerance to some sugars, unless your doctor tells you to (this medicine contains lactose).
Warning: This medicine may cause an allergic reaction or make existing conditions worse in
children who suffer from allergic type conditions (e.g. asthma).

Recommended dose
Additional dosing
Use a teaspoon to give the powder. Half the
If the infant is very restless,
contents of one sachet in the morning and the
the dose may be repeated
other half in the evening. The sachet should
every 1, 2 or 3 hours until
be divided in half by emptying half the contents improvement occurs. Do not
onto the teaspoon and retaining the other half
give more than 6 doses in
in the sachet
24 hours.
Infants over One sachet in the morning and one sachet in
6 months
the evening
Do not give more than the label tells you to. If symptoms persist for more than 7 days, speak to your
doctor. If you give your child more than you should, it may cause diarrhoea. If the infant
experiences any side effects, stop using this medicine and speak to your doctor or pharmacist.
Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Possible side effects: allergic reaction which may include rash, tongue sores.
Reporting of side effects
If your child gets any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible
side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the internet at
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information
on the safety of this medicine.

Age
Infants aged
3-6 months

Ensure that the infant is held in a sitting or upright position. Put the powder slowly on the front of the
infant’s tongue, a little at a time, allowing the powder to fully dissolve .

New instruction for use

What these powders contain
Each sachet contains powder impregnated with 0.002ml of the active ingredient tincture of
matricaria (Matricaria recutita L.) flower. Also contains lactose. Extraction solvent: Ethanol 70% v/v
How to use these powders
Not recommended for use in babies under 3 months. For use in teething infants only.

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SACHET
PACK

For teething pain relief

How to store these powders

For oral use
A traditional herbal medicinal product used for the
relief of teething pain and symptoms associated with
teething such as sore and tender gums, flushed
cheeks and dribbling based on traditional use only

20

SACHET
PACK

For teething pain relief

For oral use

Text revised February 2017
THR 16853/0076

A traditional herbal medicinal product
used for the relief of teething pain and
symptoms associated with teething
such as sore and tender gums,
flushed cheeks and dribbling
based on traditional use only

5 036631 001685
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Store this medicine below 25°C.
Use by the expiry date on the sachet/carton (EXP).
Do not use this medicine if before first use you find the end seals are broken.

Ashton & Parsons, Alliance and associated devices are registered trademarks of Alliance Pharmaceuticals Limited
© Alliance Pharmaceuticals Limited 2017

THR Holder: Alliance Pharmaceuticals Limited, SN15 2BB, UK.
Manufacturer: Pharmapac (UK) Limited, CH41 7EL, UK.

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Before using these powders
Do not use if your child
• is allergic to tincture of matricaria, lactose or to plants of the Asteraceae/Compositae family
such as daisies, marigolds or artichokes
• has an intolerance to some sugars, unless your doctor tells you to (this medicine contains lactose).
Warning: This medicine may cause an allergic reaction or make existing conditions worse in
children who suffer from allergic type conditions (e.g. asthma).

Age
Infants aged
3-6 months

Recommended dose
Additional dosing
Use a teaspoon to give the powder. Half the
If the infant is very restless,
contents of one sachet in the morning and the
the dose may be repeated
other half in the evening. The sachet should
every 1, 2 or 3 hours until
be divided in half by emptying half the contents improvement occurs. Do not
onto the teaspoon and retaining the other half
give more than 6 doses in
in the sachet
24 hours.
Infants over One sachet in the morning and one sachet in
the evening
6 months
Do not give more than the label tells you to. If symptoms persist for more than 7 days, speak to your
doctor. If you give your child more than you should, it may cause diarrhoea. If the infant
experiences any side effects, stop using this medicine and speak to your doctor or pharmacist.
Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Possible side effects: allergic reaction which may include rash, tongue sores.
Reporting of side effects
If your child gets any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible
side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the internet at
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information
on the safety of this medicine.

Ensure that the infant is held in a sitting or upright position. Put the powder slowly on the front of the
infant’s tongue, a little at a time, allowing the powder to fully dissolve .

New instruction for use

What these powders contain
Each sachet contains powder impregnated with 0.002ml of the active ingredient tincture of
matricaria (Matricaria recutita L.) flower. Also contains lactose. Extraction solvent: Ethanol 70% v/v
How to use these powders
Not recommended for use in babies under 3 months. For use in teething infants only.

SACHET
PACK

For teething pain relief

How to store these powders

For oral use

Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Store this medicine below 25°C.
Use by the expiry date on the sachet/carton (EXP).
Do not use this medicine if before first use you find the end seals are broken.

A traditional herbal medicinal product used for
the relief of teething pain and symptoms
associated with teething such as sore and
tender gums, flushed cheeks and dribbling
based on traditional use only

30

SACHET
PACK

For teething pain relief

For oral use

Text revised February 2017
THR 16853/0076

A traditional herbal medicinal product
used for the relief of teething pain and
symptoms associated with teething
such as sore and tender gums,
flushed cheeks and dribbling
based on traditional use only

IC0180
Ashton & Parsons, Alliance and associated devices are registered
trademarks of Alliance Pharmaceuticals Limited
© Alliance Pharmaceuticals Limited 2017

THR Holder: Alliance Pharmaceuticals Limited, SN15 2BB, UK.
Manufacturer: Pharmapac (UK) Limited, CH41 7EL, UK.

tincture of matricaria

Read the carton before use
Contains lactose. For oral use.

Keep out of sight and reach of children
Store below 25 °C
Oral powder impregnated with 0.002ml
of tincture of Matricaria recutita L 130 mg

THR 16853/0076 SL0012

One sachet in the morning and one
sachet in the evening

Infant’s Age Dose recommendations
Additional dosing
If the infant is very
3-6 months Use a teaspoon to give the powder.
restless, the dose may
Half the contents of one sachet in the
be repeated every
morning and the other half in the evening 1,
2 or 3 hours until
improvement occurs.
Do not give more than
6 doses in 24 hours
6 months
and over

tincture of matricaria

Read the carton before use
Contains lactose. For oral use.

Keep out of sight and reach of children
Store below 25 °C
Oral powder impregnated with 0.002ml
of tincture of Matricaria recutita L 130 mg

THR 16853/0076 SL0012

One sachet in the morning and one
sachet in the evening

Infant’s Age Dose recommendations
Additional dosing
If the infant is very
3-6 months Use a teaspoon to give the powder.
restless, the dose may
Half the contents of one sachet in the
be repeated every
morning and the other half in the evening 1,
2 or 3 hours until
improvement occurs.
Do not give more than
6 doses in 24 hours
6 months
and over

tincture of matricaria

Read the carton before use
Contains lactose. For oral use.

Keep out of sight and reach of children
Store below 25 °C
Oral powder impregnated with 0.002ml
of tincture of Matricaria recutita L 130 mg

THR 16853/0076 SL0012

One sachet in the morning and one
sachet in the evening

Infant’s Age Dose recommendations
Additional dosing
If the infant is very
3-6 months Use a teaspoon to give the powder.
restless, the dose may
Half the contents of one sachet in the
be repeated every
morning and the other half in the evening 1,
2 or 3 hours until
improvement occurs.
Do not give more than
6 doses in 24 hours
6 months
and over

tincture of matricaria

Read the carton before use
Contains lactose. For oral use.

Keep out of sight and reach of children
Store below 25 °C
Oral powder impregnated with 0.002ml
of tincture of Matricaria recutita L 130 mg

THR 16853/0076 SL0012

One sachet in the morning and one
sachet in the evening

Infant’s Age Dose recommendations
Additional dosing
If the infant is very
3-6 months Use a teaspoon to give the powder.
restless, the dose may
Half the contents of one sachet in the
be repeated every
morning and the other half in the evening 1,
2 or 3 hours until
improvement occurs.
Do not give more than
6 doses in 24 hours
6 months
and over

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