Night Cough Syrup
Each 5ml syrup contains:
Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride B.P 7.0 mg
Menthol B.P 0.55 mg
Avrocof has anti-histamine, expectorant and demulcent actions useful in the symptomatic control and relief of cough. It promotes the-expulsion of secretions in the respiratory tract and reduces bronchial and nasal congestion. It is also useful for the relief of allergies such as hay fever and rhinitis.
Less than 2 years: 2.5ml three times daily.
2 – 5 years: 5ml three times daily.
6 – 12 years: 10ml three times daily.
Avrocof is contra-indicated in patients who are hypersensitive to any of the components of the preparation and in neonates and premature infants owing to their increased susceptibility to the antimuscarinic effect of diphenhydramine hydrochloride anti-histamine. It is also contra-indicated in patients with hepatic or renal impairment and in acute attacks of asthma.
Side effects are rare and usually mild. The most reported being sedation. Concurrent ingestion of alcohol or other CNS depressants produce an additive effect that impairs motor skills. Other side effects include gastrointestinal disturbances like loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain, constipation or diarrhoea and their incidence may be reduced by giving the drug with meals. Hypersensitivity reactions and rashes may also occur.
If the product is taken within the recommended dose, side effects do not usually present.
PRECAUTIONS AND WARNING
Avrocof can cause drowsiness, if affected do not drive or operate machinery. Avoid alcoholic drink and other sedatives as this may potentiate any drowsiness induced by the medicament. Consult your physician if symptom persists.
Store in a cool, dry place and protect from light.
KEEP ALL MEDICINES OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.
Manufactured in Nigeria by
7/9 Sapara Street,
Avro Pharma Limited
Daid House, Plot 2, Block J, Limca Way,
Isolo Industrial Estate,
Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, Isolo,