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Baby’s Own Cough Syrup 50ml is a soothing syrup specially formulated to alleviate coughing in babies and infants. It is available in bottles of 50ml and 100ml, as well as sachets of 10ml.
Baby's Own Cough Syrup 50 ml
Scheduling status: S0. Proprietary name (and dosage form): Baby's Own Cough Syrup: Composition: Each 5 ml contains: Ammonium chloride 45.52 mg. Preserved with: methylparaben 0.05% m/v. Benzoic acid 0.01% m/v. Pharmacological classification: A 10.1 antitussives and expectorants. Contra-indications: Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients. Impaired hepatic or renal function. Identification: A red, syrup liquid. Presentation: Bottles of 50 ml and 100 ml and sachets of 10 ml. Babys Own Cough Syrup is a registered trademark of Mentholatum Co. Manufactured on behalf of Mentholatum South Africa (Pty) Ltd registered user of the trademark. 'Baby's Own' is a regd. Trademark of Mentholatum Co. Inc.
Quantity in pack:
Baby's Own. Cough syrup. Indications: alleviation of cough.
Dosage and directions for use: To be given three or four times a day as follows: 6 months to 1 year: 10 to 20 drops in a little warm water. 1 - 3 years: 1.25 ml to 2.5 ml. 3 - 7 years: 2.5 ml to 5 ml. Over 7 years: 10 ml. Shake the bottle.
Store below 25 degrees C.
Side-effects and special precautions: Persistent coughs should be investigated for possible underlying cause by the patient's doctor. Liquorice may cause reversible sodium retention and potassium loss leading to hypertension, water retention and electrolyte imbalance. Known symptoms of overdosage and particulars of its treatment: Large doses of ammonium chloride may cause nausea, vomiting, thirst, headache, abnormally deep and rapid breathing, and progressive drowsiness and may lead to profound acidosis and hypokalaemia. Symptoms of camphor overdosage include nausea, vomiting, dizziness, colic, headache, a feeling of warmth, delirium, muscle twitching, recurrent fits, depression of the central nervous system and coma. Breathing is difficult and the breath has a characteristic odour; anuria may occur. Treatment of overdosage is symptomatic and supportive. Keep out of reach of children. Protect from light.