Detailed description:

ATC Code:  R05CA05.
GENERIC  NAME: Althaea syrup - marshmallow extract.
PHARMACOLOGICAL GROUP: Expectorant mean of herbal origin.
Active substance:  Marshmallow  roots dry extract – 2,0 gram;
Aiding substances: raspberry aromatizer, strawberry aromatizer, sorbic acid or methylparaben, ethanol, sugar syrup to – 125 gram;
Plants compounding in preparation contain complex of  biologically active substances: mucus (pentosans and hexosans), essential oil, flavonoids, anthocyanins, organic acids (lemon, apple, salicylic), pectic materials, vitamins (group C, B), carotin, starch.
PHARMACOLOGICAL OPERATION: Althaea syrup calms coughing, covers damaged mucous integument with wispy layer, softens and dissolutes - solid, inflammatory scurf (throat, larynx, sound yogins); hastens regeneration of the damaged mucous integument; protects respiratory tract nerve endings from irritation, improves appetite and lessens thirst feeling.
INDICATION: Respiratory tract acute and chronic diseases:
·    Bronchitis;
·    Pneumonia;
·    Bronchiectasis;
·    Tracheitis;
·    Laryngitis;
·    Angina.
SIDE-EFFECTS: Allergic reactions.
In case of occurrence side-effects, the patient should cancel reception of the preparation and consult with a doctor.
At occurrence of such symptoms which are not mentioned in using instruction, the patient should consult the doctor оr the pharmaceutist.
USING RULE AND DOSAGE:  Preparation is taken perorally, before eating.
For juveniles: 15 ml syrup 3-4 times a day.
For сhildren from 2 to 3 years: 2,5 ml syrup 2-3 times a day.
For сhildren from 3 to 6 years: 5 ml syrup 2-3 times a day.
For сhildren from 6 to 12 years: 10 ml syrup 2-3 times a day (Indicated dose may be diluted in water).
Duration of treatment is determined by the doctor individually.
DOSAGE OMISSION: In case of dose omission is not recommended to take double dose of the preparation. The next dose should be taken as soon as possible or accoding to the initial scheme.
USAGE IN PEDIATRICS: The preparation is not prescribed for children till one year of age.
·    Diabetes mellitus.
·    Because of strawberry aromatizer in syrup, there may be individually revealed allergic rash with hard itch.
PREGNANCY AND THE PERIOD OF LACTATION:  Preparation can be used during pregnancy and lactation by the doctor's prescription.
INFLUENCE ON DRIVING CARS AND OTHER VEHICLES: The preparation does not influence on driving cars and other vehicles.
INTERACTION WITH OTHER PREPARATIONS:  Reception of the preparation is not recommended with other cough suppressant and Codeine containing preparations.
SPECIAL INDICATION: The preparation is not prescribed for children till one year of age. 
OVERDOSE: Cases of overdose are not fixed.
CAUTION: The Preparation is carefully prescribed for patients with diabetes, in the period of pregnancy and lactations.
Primary packing: 125 gram syrup in bottles of orange polymer material.
Secondary packing: The bottle is placed in a carton box with instructions.
SHELF-LIFE: 3 years.
In case of visual defects and expiry of validity date, the preparation can not be used.
STORAGE CONDITIONS: Store at 15-25ºC temperature, in a protected from light place.
ISSUE: III group of a pharmaceutical product, issued without prescription.
MANUFACTURER: “Neopharmi” Ltd.