Helixia Cough Prospan Syrup – Kids

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The proven, naturally-sourced alternative for the whole family

Helixia® Cough Prospan® is a  naturally-sourced, over-the-counter cough syrup that is clinically proven to relieve coughs. Launched in Canada in 2012,  Helixia® Cough Prospan® is now one of the top selling cough syrups in Canada and is the #1 Pharmacist recommended cold remedy for kids.

Therapeutic Class:

Cough & Cold

Form:

Syrup

Formats:

100 mL and 200 mL bottle

Ingredients:

Medicinal Ingredient: 7 mg/mL extract of dried ivy leaves (Hedera helix L.) Extraction ratio of 5-7.5:1 (equivalent to 35 – 52.5 mg of dried ivy leaves). Non-medicinal Ingredients: Purified water, sorbitol, flavour, xantham gum, potassium sorbate, citric acid.

Indication/Description:

Used as an expectorant to help relieve coughs and loosen mucus and phlegm.

Supports and improves respiratory function in patients with chronic bronchitis.

Dosage (Children ages 1 to 11):

Infants under 1 year old, weighing 3.4 kg (7.5 lbs) or more: Consult a healthcare professional before use or if use exceeds 7 days. Take 2.5 mL (½ tsp.), twice daily for at least 1 week.
Children 1 to 5 years old, weighing 12 kg (26.5 lbs) or more: Take 2.5 mL (½ tsp.), 3 times daily for at least 1 week. Consult a healthcare professional if use exceeds 14 days.
Children 6 to 11 years old: Take 5 mL (1 tsp.), 3 times daily for at least 1 week. Consult a healthcare professional if use exceeds 4 weeks.

Directions of use:

Administer Helixia® Cough Prospan® for at least 1 week or longer depending on the nature and severity of your child’s condition. It is recommended to continue administering Helixia® Cough Prospan® for 2-3 days after your child’s symptoms have disappeared. Consult a healthcare professional for use beyond 4 weeks.

Warnings and Precautions:

  • Do not use if your child is allergic to ivy, sorbitol or to any of the other ingredients in Helixia® Cough Prospan®.
  • Consult a healthcare professional before use in infants under 1 year of age.
  • Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.
  • In the event of persistent symptoms, fever, feeling short of breath, or purulent or bloody expectoration, consult a doctor immediately.

Side Effects:

May cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and/or abdominal and epigastric (in the upper middle part of the abdomen) pain in some patients. Consult a healthcare professional if you have any side effects or if your symptoms persist or worsen.

Recommended Storage Conditions:

Store at room temperature. Can be used for up to 3 months after first opening the bottle.

For more information, visit www.helixia.com.

Helixia® is a registered trademark of Pharmascience Inc.
Prospan® is a trademark of and is manufactured by Engelhard Arzneimittel GmbH & Co. KG., Germany.

These products may not be suitable for everyone. Read the labels and follow the directions of use.
For additional information, contact us at 1-888-550-6060 or by email at medinfo@pendopharm.com.

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