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KALOBA SYRUP

Active substance(s): PELARGONIUM SIDOIDES ROOT EXTRACT 1:8-10 11% ETHANOL

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Patient Information Leaflet

5: How to store this product
Do not use this product after the expiry date. Return any out-of-date product to your
pharmacist who will dispose of it for you. The expiry date is printed on the box and also
the bottle label.
The product can be stored for up to six months after opening. Store the product in a
cool dry place. Keep the product out of the reach and sight of children.

6: Further information
100g (= 93.985 ml) syrup contain 0.2506 g dried liquid extract from the roots of Pelargonium
sidoides DC (1:8-10) (EPs® 7630). Extraction solvent: 11% ethanol (w/w).
Kaloba Pelargonium Cough & Cold Relief syrup is an orange to light brown syrup.
However it is a natural product and therefore slight variations in colour and taste may occur.

Pelargonium Cough
& Cold Relief Syrup
Pelargonium sidoides root extract
Please read this leaflet carefully before you start taking this syrup.
It contains some important information about Kaloba Pelargonium Cough & Cold Relief.
Keep this leaflet with the syrup.
You may want to read it again or show it to your doctor, pharmacist or qualified
healthcare practitioner.

This product also contains the following ingredients:
Extract: Maltodextrin
Syrup: Xylitol, glycerol 85%, citric acid anhydrous, potassium sorbate, xanthan gum,
purified water.

1: What this product is and what it is used for .................................. page 1

Each pack contains 100ml of syrup.

2: Before you take this product .................................................... page 2

What is in this leaflet

3: How to take this product ......................................................... page 2
Registration holder and manufacturer of this product
Dr Willmar Schwabe GmbH & Co. KG
Willmar-Schwabe-Str. 4, 76227 Karlsruhe, Germany

4: Possible side-effects.............................................................. page 3

Distributor of this product in the UK
Schwabe Pharma (UK) Ltd
Alexander House, Mere Park, Dedmere Road, Marlow, Bucks SL7 1FX

6: Further information ............................................................... page 4

Traditional herbal registration number:

THR 05332/0006

If you would like further information about this product, please contact:
Schwabe Pharma (UK) Ltd
Alexander House, Mere Park, Dedmere Road, Marlow, Bucks, SL7 1FX
Telephone: 01628 401980
Email: info@kaloba.co.uk
This leaflet was revised 01/2015.
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5: How to store this product ........................................................ page 3

1: What this product is and what it is used for
This product is a traditional herbal medicinal product containing Pelargonium sidoides DC
root dried extract. 100g (=93.985 ml) syrup contain 0.2506g dried liquid extract from the
roots of Pelargonium sidoides DC (EPs® 7630).
Kaloba Pelargonium Cough & Cold Relief is a traditional herbal medicinal product used
to relieve the symptoms of upper respiratory tract infections including the common cold,
such as sore throat, cough and blocked or runny nose, based on traditional use only.

EPs® 7630 is a proprietary extract of Dr Willmar Schwabe GmbH & Co. KG
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2: Before you take this product
DO NOT TAKE this product if you:
are allergic to any of the ingredients (see section 6)


suffer from severe liver disease

are pregnant or breast-feeding

This product is not suitable for children under the age of 6 years.

3: How to take this product
For oral use only. Shake the bottle well before use. Use the measuring cup provided.
Adults and children over 12 years
Take 7.5 ml of the syrup three times daily (morning, midday, evening).
Children aged 6-12 years
Take 5 ml of the syrup three times daily.
After the relief of symptoms, continue treatment for a further 2-3 days to prevent a relapse.
However, treatment should not exceed two weeks.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
This product is not suitable for children under the age of 6 years.
If you take too much of this product (overdose)
If you take more than the recommended dose, speak to your doctor, pharmacist or
qualified healthcare practitioner and take this leaflet with you.
If you forget to take this product
Do not take twice the dose, but continue to take your usual dose at the usual time.
If you have any questions, or are unsure about anything, please ask your doctor,
pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner.
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4: Possible side-effects
Like all medicines, this product can have side-effects, although not everybody gets them.
They are listed below.
Uncommon side-effects (affecting more than 1 in 1,000 but fewer than 1 in 100 people)
Gastro-intestinal complaints such as stomach pain, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, difficulty
swallowing (dysphagia) or diarrhoea.
Rare side-effects (affecting more than 1 in 10,000 but fewer than 1 in 1000 people)
● mild bleeding from the gums or nose
● hypersensitivity reactions, e.g.
skin rash
nettle rash
itching of the skin and mucous membranes
Very rare side-effects (affecting 1 or fewer in 10,000 people)
Serious hypersensitivity reactions with swelling of the face, breathlessness and decrease
in blood pressure.
Liver problems have been reported when taking this product. However, the causal
relationship has not been established. The frequency is not known.
After taking this product
Consult a doctor immediately if your condition worsens, or does not improve within one
week, in case of fever lasting for several days or in case of shortness of breath or blood
in the sputum.
Liver problems including hepatitis have been reported when taking this product. However,
a causal relationship has not been established. The frequency is not known. If you become
unwell (yellowing eyes/skin, nausea, vomiting, dark urine, abdominal pain, unusual
tiredness,loss of appetite) stop taking immediately and seek medical advice.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if any of the above side-effects becomes serious or if you
notice any other side-effects not listed above.
Reporting of side-effects
If you get any side-effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any
possible side-effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side-effects directly
via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side-effects
you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
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