Buttercup Syrup Original is non-drowsy cough syrup that gives rapid relief for symptoms of coughs, colds and sore throats.Â It loosens mucus by making it thinner, therefore making it easier to cough up, and allowing you to clear you airways easier. It contains two active ingredients which help it to do this. Squill liquid extract, which is a plant extract and has a mild expectorant effect. The other active ingredient is Capsium Tincture, which gives the medicine an aromatic, warming flavour. These ingredients combine with a syrup base which coats and soothes the throat and relieves irritation. They come in 75ml and 200ml bottle sizes.
Squill liquid extract 0.0031ml, Capsicum Tincture 0.0025ml as the active ingredients. Also contains: Syrup (Fructose, Glucose and Sucrose), Ethanol (Alcohol), Acacia Powder, Acetic Acid, Caramel Colour (E150), Strong Ginger Tincture, Aniseed Flavour, Peppermint Oil, Sodium Methyl Hydroxybenzoate (E217), Levomenthol, Saccarin Sodium, Sunset Yellow (E110), Clove Oil, Carmoisine (E122) and Purified Water.
Adults and children over 12 years of age: Two 5ml spoonfuls, three times a day and at bedtime when the cough is troublesome. Children over 2 years of age: One 5ml spoonful, three times a day and at bedtime when the cough is troublesome.
Not recommended for children under 2 years of age. Keep out of sight and reach of children. If symptoms persist, or this medicine upsets you in any way, consult your doctor. As with all medicines if you pregnant, breast feeding, or taking any other medication, consult your doctor before taking this product. If you exceed the stated dose, consult your doctor or casualty department. Harmful for those suffering from alcoholism.
This medicinal product contains 1.32g fructose, 1.32g glucose and 1.77g sucrose per 5ml dose. This should be taken into account in patients with diabetes. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicinal product. E110, E122, E217 and E219 may cause allergic reactions (possibly delayed). Use within 28 days of first opening. Do not use after the expiry date shown. Do not use if the bottle cap seal is broken or damaged.