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Kofol Syrup

Kofol Syrup

Why you have been prescribed this medicine?

You have been prescribed this medicine if you have any of the following:
Treatment of all types of productive and nonproductive cough caused by upper respiratory tract infections, bronchitis, focal pneumonia, bronchiectasis, bronchial asthma, tuberculosis, prevention of cough due to occupational conditions, smokers cough. It is also recommended for allergic rhinitis, sore throat, laryngitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis as a component of symptomatic therapy.

When you should consult your doctor?

You should consult your doctor if you experience any of the following:
Hypokalemia; edema; hypersensitivity reactions including skin rash, hyperemia, itching.

WHAT TO DO IF YOU MISS A DOSE?

If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the dose you missed and take your next dose when you are meant to. Otherwise take it as soon as you remember and then go back to taking it as you would normally.

Things you MUST NOT DO while on this medicine?

Kofol® can be simultaneously used with antibiotics and other chemotherapeutical medicinal agents, antipyretics and vitamins.

What to do if you accidentally take too much (overdose) of the medicine?

The clinical symptoms of overdose are:
Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, nervous excitement, change of smell of the urine, purple color of the urine, pain in the kidneys, albuminuria, hematuria, increased diuresis, gastrointestinal disturbances, increased heart rate. First aid consists in immediate gastric lavage. In future the therapy is symptomatic.

Is it safe in pregnancy and breast-feeding?

Tell your doctor immediately if you become pregnant while taking this medication.
For safety of any drug during pregnancy or breastfeeding – please consult your doctor.

Storage Conditions:

Store in a dry, protected from light place at a temperature not more than 25° C.
Keep it out of reach of children.

Drug Description

COMPOSITION:
Active substances:
5 mL of syrup contains spissum extract (3:1) of a mixture of herbs:
Anacyclus pyrethrum 10 mg, Cubeba officinalis 10 mg, Piper nigrum 10 mg, Zingiber officinale 10 mg, Curcuma longa 20 mg, Piper longum 30 mg, Clerodendron serratum 40 mg, Viola odorata 50 mg, Juniperus communis 50 mg, Ocimum sanctum 60 mg, Terminalia belerica 100 mg, Solanum xanthocarpum 120 mg, Glycyrrhiza glabra 150 mg, Adhatoda vasica 200 mg; (extractant: water); ammonium chloride 15 mg;

Excipients:
Liquid glucose, Sucrose, Sodium Benzoate (Е 211), Sodium Methyl Paraben (Е 219), Sodium Propyl Paraben (Е 217), Citric acid, monohydrate; Flavour Grape 1400.

Indications and dosage.

INDICATIONS:
Treatment of all types of productive and nonproductive cough caused by upper respiratory tract infections, bronchitis, focal pneumonia, bronchiectasis, bronchial asthma, tuberculosis, prevention of cough due to occupational conditions, smokers cough. It is also recommended for allergic rhinitis, sore throat, laryngitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis as a component of symptomatic therapy.

DOSAGE:
Adults and children over 12 years of age are prescribed 10 mL of syrup 4 times per day, children aged 2-12 years – 5 mL 4 times per day, children aged 1-2 years – 2.5 mL 4 times per day.
The course of treatment is determined individually and depends on the course of disease, but it shouldn't exceed 7 days.

Side effects and drug interactions.

ADVERSE REACTIONS:
Hypokalemia; edema; hypersensitivity reactions including skin rash, hyperemia, itching. .

Drug interactions:
Kofol® can be simultaneously used with antibiotics and other chemotherapeutical medicinal agents, antipyretics and vitamins.

Warnings and precautions

Pregnancy and lactation:
Since there is no experience of using Kofol ® during pregnancy and lactation, it should not be prescribed in this group of patients.

Children:
Kofol® Syrup is administered in children from 1 year of age.

PRECAUTIONS:
Caution should be exercised when prescribing Kofol® syrup to patients with diabetes mellitus, as it contains glucose.
It should not be used in patients with fructose intolerance, malabsorption of glucose, galactose and / or sucrose-isomaltase.

Overdosage and Contraindications

Overdose:
The clinical symptoms of overdose are:
Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, nervous excitement, change of smell of the urine, purple color of the urine, pain in the kidneys, albuminuria, hematuria, increased diuresis, gastrointestinal disturbances, increased heart rate. First aid consists in immediate gastric lavage. In future the therapy is symptomatic.
Ability to influence reaction velocity while driving or operating any other mechanisms.
There are no data on the effect of the preparation Kofol® on driving motor transport or operating potentially dangerous mechanisms, therefore, while taking the preparation you should refrain from the above activities.

CONTRAINDICATIONS:
Hypersensitivity to the components of the preparation, salicylates, glomerulonephritis, hepatitis, organic heart disease, hypertension, hypokalemia, severe degree of obesity.

Clinical pharmacology.

PHARMACOLOGICAL PROPERTIES:
Pharmacotherapeutic group. Combined drugs used for cough and catarrhal diseases. Code АТС R05X.
Kofol® is a herbal and mineral preparation active against cough, cold, it facilitates expectoration. Pharmacological effect is provided by the components of the preparation which combine several mechanisms.
Kofol® is a combination of herbal extracts and ammonium chloride for maintaining normal respiratory function. Eases cough and bronchospasm symptoms.

The active substances of the syrup have the following effect:
Adhatoda vasica, Solanum xanthocarpum, Clerodendron serratum, Piper longum help improve sputum expectoration, act as spasmolytic agents.
Glycyrrhiza glabra has emollient effect, reduces irritation.
Viola odorata, Curcuma longa, Cubeba officinalis, Zingiber officinale, Piper nigrum also reduce irritation and have diaphoretic, anti-inflammatory effect.
Terminalia belerica improves expectoration.
Ocimum sanctum is an anti-catarrhal and anti-infectious agent.
Juniperus communis provides expectorant and anti-septic effect.
Anacyclus pyrethrum has a sedative effect.
Ammonium Chloride provides phlegm liquefaction.

PHARMACEUTICAL CHARACTERISTICS:
General physico-chemical properties:
Viscous reddish-brown fluid with a characteristic odor and sweet taste. During storage, precipitation is possible.

Shelf-life:
3 years.

Storage:
Store at the temperature not more than 25°С; keep out of reach of children.

Package:
100 ml in a bottle; 1 bottle in a carton.

Conditions of supply:
Without prescription.

CERTIFICATES

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