Prospan by Helixia Cough Syrup – Kids


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 for kids and one of the top selling cough syrups in Canada.

Therapeutic Class:

Cough expectorant




Original Honey 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 (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 those 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 Prospan by Helixia for at least 1 week or longer depending on the nature and severity of your child’s condition. It is recommended to continue taking Prospan by Helixia 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 Prospan by Helixia.
  • 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 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 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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