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BOXS HERBALS COUGH & CHEST LOZENGES

Active substance(s): IPECACUANHA / LIQUORICE DRY EXTRACT 4:1 / MARSHMALLOW ROOT / SENEGA ROOT

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LEAFLET TEXT
Dimensions: 200mm X 120mm
Colours: Black
1. WHAT THIS PRODUCT IS AND
WHAT IT IS USED FOR
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.
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE THIS
PRODUCT

Important information about some of
the ingredients in this medicine

3. HOW TO TAKE THIS PRODUCT
For oral use only.

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.

Adults DQGWKHHOGHUO\:
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.

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

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.

4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
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.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard
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).

5. HOW TO STORE THIS PRODUCT
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 25ºC. Store in the
original container.
There are no special precautions for
disposal.
Keep this product out of the reach and
sight of children.
6. FURTHER INFORMATION
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

PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET

NAPIERS HERBEASE
CHESTY COUGH LOZENGES
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. How to store this product
6. Further information
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