Prospan by Helixia Cough Syrup


The clinically proven, naturally-sourced cough syrup for the whole family

Prospan by Helixia is a naturally-sourced, over-the-counter cough syrup that is clinically proven to relieve coughs, loosen mucus & phlegm and alleviate the symptoms of chronic bronchitis. Launched in Canada in 2012, Prospan by Helixia is the #1 Pharmacist recommended cold remedy and one of the top selling cough syrups in Canada.

Therapeutic Class:

Cough expectorant




Original Honey Flavour*

New Menthol Flavour


100 mL and 200 mL bottles


Medicinal Ingredient: 7 mg/mL extract of dried ivy leaves (Hedera helix L.) Extraction ratio of 5-7.5:1 (7 mg is equivalent to 35 – 52.5 mg of dried ivy leaves). Non-medicinal Ingredients – Original Honey Flavour: Citric acid, flavour, potassium sorbate, purified water, sorbitol (each 5 mL dose contains 1.93 g of sorbitol as sugar substitute), xantham gum. Menthol Flavour: Citric acid, flavour, menthol, potassium sorbate, purified water, sorbitol (each 5 mL dose contains 1.93 g of sorbitol as sugar substitute), xantham gum.


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

Supports and improves respiratory function in those with chronic bronchitis.

Dosage (Adults & Adolescents 12 years+):

Take 5 mL (1 tsp.), 3 times daily for at least 1 week. Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.

Directions of Use:

Take Prospan by Helixia for at least 1 week or longer depending on the nature and severity of your condition. It is recommended to keep taking Prospan by Helixia for 2-3 days after your symptoms have disappeared. Consult a healthcare professional for use beyond 4 weeks.


  • Do not use if you are allergic to ivy, sorbitol or to any of the other ingredients in Prospan by Helixia.
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, consult a healthcare professional before taking Prospan by Helixia.
  • 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.
  • Do not use after the expiry date.

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 6 months after first opening the bottle.

* Does not contain honey

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

These products may not be suitable for everyone. Always read the label and follow the directions of use.
For additional information, contact us at 1-888-550-6060 or by email at [email protected].

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