(When and how it should be used)
For the symptomatic relief of nasal, sinus and Eustachian tube mucal congestion in the presence of mild to moderate pain and fever due to colds and influenza.
(When it should not be used)
Do not use this product if you are allergic to any of the ingredients.
This product should not be used by patients being treated with monoamine oxidase inhibitors, or within two weeks of stopping treatment with these medications.
Paracetamol should not be used in patients with severe liver disease.
Pseudoephedrine should not be used in patients suffering from any of the following: heart disease (especially coronary insufficiency or arrhythmias), high blood pressure (hypertension), an overactive thyroid gland (hyperthyroidism), tumour of the adrenal gland (phaeochromocytoma) and raised intraocular pressure (closed angle glaucoma).
Pseudoephedrine should be avoided in patients receiving chloroform, cyclopropane, halothane or other halogenated anaesthetics.
Codeine should not be used during an attack of bronchial asthma or in patients with heart failure as a result of lung disease and should be avoided by patients with abnormally slow and/or shallow breathing, especially in the presence of blueish discolouration of skin due to lack of oxygen and excessive bronchial secretion and after operations on the biliary tract; in the presence of acute alcoholism, head injuries and conditions in which the pressure inside the skull is raised.
Do not take this product during pregnancy or whilst breast-feeding.
Taking more than the recommended dose may cause severe liver damage.
Patients suffering from liver or kidney disease should take paracetamol only if instructed to do so by the doctor.
Consult your doctor if no relief is obtained with the recommended dosage.
Do not use continuously for longer than 10 days without consulting your doctor.
DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE
(How to use the medicine and how much to use)
Adults (and children over 12 years): ONE to TWO tablets every four to six hours. Do not exceed eight tablets in 24 hours.
Children 6 to 12 years: A half to one tablet every six hours. Do not exceed four tablets in 24 hours.
Not recommended for children under 6 years.