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COSMOCOL PAEDIATRIC 6.9 G POWDER FOR ORAL SOLUTION

Active substance(s): MACROGOL 3350 / POTASSIUM CHLORIDE / SODIUM CHLORIDE / SODIUM HYDROGEN CARBONATE

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PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER

CosmoCol Paediatric
6.9 g, powder for oral solution

Macrogol 3350, sodium chloride, sodium hydrogen carbonate, potassium chloride
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1. What CosmoCol Paediatric is and what it is used for
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Chronic constipation:
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What CosmoCol Paediatric contains
One sachet of CosmoCol Paediatric contains the following active ingredients:
Macrogol 3350
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Stirling Anglian Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Hillington Park Innovation Centre
1 Ainslie Road
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Glasgow
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United Kingdom

Manufacturer
Klocke Pharma-Service GmbH
Max-Becker Strasse 6
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Germany

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