Do not take Ivy, Thyme, or Glycyrrhizin if:
- If you are allergic to ivy leafs, to plants of the Araliaceae (ivy) family, or allergic to thyme or to Glycyrrhizin
- Children under 2 years of age because of the risk of worsening respiratory symptoms
Warnings & Precautions:
- Tell your doctor or pharmacist:
- If difficulty in breathing, fever, or purulent (pus-containing) sputum occurs
- If the symptoms do not improve within 7 days of the use of the medicine
- You are taking other medicines that suppress cough (opiate antitussives such as codeine or dextromethorphan).
- If you have stomach problems (gastritis, stomach ulcer)
- If you suffer from renal insufficiency or hepatic impairment.
Possible side effects:
- Stomach cramps
Other medicines and Ivy, Thyme, Glycyrrhizin:
- Thyme might slow blood clotting.
- Taking thyme along with medications that also slow clotting might increase the chances of bruising and bleeding.
- Some medications that slow blood clotting include aspirin, Clopidogrel, heparin, warfarin, and others.
- With prolonged use of licorice and hormonal contraceptive, high blood pressure and fluid accumulation can occur
How to take Ivy, Thyme, and Glycyrrhizin:
- For adults and children above 12 years: the usual dose is 5 ml three times daily.
- For children between 6-12 years: the usual dose is 4 ml three times daily
- For children between 6 years: the usual dose is 3 ml two times daily
- Each 100 ml contains 0.71 gram of dried thyme leaf extract, 0.76 grams of dried ivy leaf extract, and 3 g of dry extract of licorice (=164mg of Glycyrrhizin)
- Use the enclosed measuring cup for the correct dosage.
- It is taken undiluted and regardless of meals.
- If stomach upset occurs, take it with food to reduce stomach irritation.
- During the day you should drink plenty of water or other warm caffeine-free beverages in the period taking it.
How to store Ivy, Thyme, and Glycyrrhizin:
- Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
- Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the packaging after “EXP”.
- The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
- Do not store above 25°C.
- The medicinal product can be used 6 weeks after opening the bottle.
- Any unused medicinal product or waste material should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.