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BRONCHOSAN PINE COUGH SYRUP

Active substance(s): PICEA ABIES

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Patient Information
Leaflet

Important things you need
to know
This product is used for the relief
of coughs.
This product is suitable for adults
and children over 12 years.

Bronchosan

®

®

Pine Cough syrup

Do's & Don'ts

Information

Don't take this product if you are
allergic to any of the ingredients:
see section 6.
Before you take this product:
read section 2.
Dosage instructions: see section
3.
Talk to your doctor if your
symptoms worsen or do not
improve within 7 days.
Side effects are minor and very
rare: see section 4.
Now read the rest of this leaflet
carefully. Keep this leaflet. You may
need to read it again.

1. What this product is
for
Bronchosan is a traditional herbal
medicinal product used for the
relief of coughs. This is based on
traditional use only.
Used to relieve:
Dry coughs
Tickly coughs
Irritating coughs

2. Before you use this
product
Do not give this product to children
under 12.

Do not take this product:
If you are allergic to:
Spruce (Picea abies). This
product contains spruce.
Pine species.
Colophony.
Any of the other ingredients
in this product (See section 6
Further Information).
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.

See your doctor before taking
this product:
If you have been told by your doctor
that you have an intolerance to
some sugars. This product contains
sugars.

Information for people who
suffer from diabetes:
This product contains 5.25 g of
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carbohydrate per 5 ml dose.

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Using

Side effects

3. How to use this product

4. Possible side effects

Use the measuring cup provided.

Like all medicines, this product can
cause side effects, although not
everybody gets them.

Adults and children over 12 years:
Take 5-10 ml (1-2 teaspoons) two to
four times daily.

Minor side effects

For oral use only. Don't take more than
the recommended dose.

The following minor side effects can
occur when using this product. These
are very rare and likely to affect less
than 1 in 10,000 people.

If you take too much

Skin reactions

Not for use in children under 12.

If you take too much and feel ill,
talk to your doctor. Taking too much
is unlikely to be harmful.

If you forget to take this
product
Don't worry about the missed dose.
Take the next dose as usual.

If you feel this product isn't
working
Stop taking this product and see your
doctor:
If you are short of breath (dyspnoea)
If you have a high temperature
(fever)
If your phlegm is yellow green to
brown in colour (purulent sputum)
If your symptoms worsen or you
don’t feel an improvement within 7
days

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Itching (pruritis)
Rash
Stop taking the product if any of these
occur.
If you are concerned about any side
effect or if you notice any side effects
not listed in this leaflet, please tell your
doctor or pharmacist.

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Information

5. How to store this
product
Keep out of the reach and sight of
children.
Do not use this product after the
expiry date which is stated on the
packaging. The expiry date refers to
the last day of that month.
This product does not require any
special storage conditions.
Do not use this product if you notice a
change in colour. The syrup should be
brown in colour.

Traditional Herbal
Registration Holder and
Manufacturer
Traditional Herbal Registration
Holder and Batch Release:
Bioforce (UK) Ltd.
2 Brewster Place,
Irvine, Ayrshire, UK
KA11 5DD
Manufacturer:
Bioforce AG, CH-9325, Roggwil
Switzerland
THR No. 13668/0019

6. Further Information
What this product contains
5 ml (6.95 g) of oral liquid contains
1,445 mg of extract (as soft extract) from
fresh Picea abies (L.) Karsten (spruce)
shoots (0.9 – 1.2:1). Extraction solvent:
water.
The other ingredients used for the liquid
are raw cane sugar, honey, concentrated
pear juice and pine oil.

What this product looks like
and the contents of the pack
It is a brown syrup. This product is
available in 100 ml and 200 ml bottles.
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.

What is Picea abies?
Picea abies is better known as Norway
Spruce or the Christmas tree. It is an
evergreen tree native to Europe. The young
shoots are used to make Bronchosan.

Certification Mark

This leaflet was approved on 08/2010

You should also know
Bioforce runs a helpline by phone and
email which can provide you with
further information.
Email: enquiries@avogel.co.uk
Phone: 0845 608 5858
You can help to make medicines
safer by reporting any side effects
to the Yellow Card Scheme at
www.yellowcard.gov.uk. Alternatively
you can get a paper Yellow Card form
from your doctor’s surgery or pharmacy,
or call freephone 0808 100 3352
(available 10am-2pm Monday-Friday).

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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