Patient Leaflet Updated 09-Oct-2015 | Omega Pharma Ltd
Buttercup Original Cough Syrup
PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET
Buttercup™ original cough syrup
Squill liquid extract, Capsicum tincture
A traditional herbal medicinal product used for the relief of
Based on Traditional Use Only
Directions for Use:
For oral use only. Shake bottle before use.
Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years:
Two 5ml spoonfuls three times a day and at bedtime, if the cough is troublesome. Do not use for more than one week.
DO NOT EXCEED THE STATED DOSE.
If exceeded consult your doctor immediately. If difficulty breathing, fever or blood in your saliva occurs, or if symptoms worsen or persist after one week, consult your doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner.
Before taking this medicine:
Do not use this medicine:
Contains alcohol and therefore may impair ability to drive or operate machines. If affected do not drive or use machines.
Important information about some ingredients:
This medicine contains:
Reporting of side effects:
No side effects have been reported for this product. If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. 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.
Each 5ml of syrup contains: 3.1 microlitres of extract (as liquid extract) from Squill bulb (Drimia maritima (L.) Stearn.) (1:1) Extraction solvent: Ethanol 65% v/v
2.5 microlitres of tincture from Capsicum Oleoresin (Capsicum annuum L. var. minimum (Miller) Heiser) (1:10) Extraction solvent: Ethanol 96% v/v
Acacia powder, caramel colour (E150), ethanol, levomenthol, clove oil, peppermint oil, sodium methyl hydroxybenzoate (E219), sodium propyl hydroxybenzoate (E217), aniseed flavour, purified water, carmoisine (E122), Sunset Yellow (E110), strong ginger tincture (ginger, ethanol, water), acetic acid, saccharin sodium, partial invert syrup (sucrose, fructose and glucose), potassium sorbate.
Storing this medicine:
Do not use if the bottle cap seal is damaged, or after the expiry date (see ‘USE BEFORE’ date on bottle). Once opened use within 28 days. Do not store above 25˚C. Store in the original container.
KEEP OUT OF THE SIGHT AND REACH OF CHILDREN.
Traditional Herbal Registration Holder:
Date of last revision: Sept 2015.
C51-0009 VER B UC0267
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