Helixia Cough Prospan Syrup – Kids


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




100 mL and 200 mL bottle


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.


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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