Kofrut Ginger Lozenges

Composition

Each 5-ml contains
Menthol (Pudina Satva) : 1mg
Extract derived from
Adulsa (Adhatoda vasica) : 10mg
Kantakari (Solanum xanthocarpum) : 25mg
Miri (Piper nigrum) : 10mg
Sunth (Zingiber officinale) : 20mg
Mulethi (Glycyrrhiza glabra) 20mg
Amla (Emblica officinalis) : 10mg
Haldi (Curcuma longa): 25mg
Kattha (Acacia catechu) : 20mg
Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) : 10mg
Saunf (Foeniculum vulgare) : 20mg
Baheda (Terminalia belerica) : 10mg
Pipali (Piper Longum) : 20mg
Kakadashing (Pistacia integerrima) : 10mg

Excipients

Flavoured Syrup Base
Sodium Benzoate
Sodium Methyl Paraben
Sodium Propyl Paraben
Colour : Quinoline yellow supra & Brilliant Blue FCF QS

Pharmacology

Pharmacological properties of the herbs:
The rationale that goes into choosing each ingredient is as follows:
• Menthol (Pudina Satva): It is a powerful, expectorant and demulcent and an excellent mouth
freshener.
• Adulsa (Adhatoda vasika): It is a potent bronchodilator, antiallergic (antihistamine) and expectorant
agent, used successfully in the treatment of common cold, cough, whooping cough, chronic
bronchitis and asthma.
• Kantakari (Solanum xanthocarpum) : It is used to treat sore throat and tonsillits.
• Miri (Piper nigrum) : It has powerful anti-tussive and expectorant properties.
• Sunth (Zingiber officinale): It is very useful in controlling and curing chronic and repetitive cough/
cold bouts.
• Mulethi (Glycerrhiza glabra): It is used as an expectorant, for the treatment of asthma, acute and
chronic bronchitis, due to its anti inflammatory and mild mineral corticoid like action.
• Amla (Emblica officinalis): It is a powerful medicine used in cough, bronchitis, hemoptysis,
tuberculosis and as rejuvenating agent It also acts as an immune stimulant anti-inflammatory and
prevents recurrence of disease.
• Haldi (Curcuma Longa): It is a very strong immunomodulator, antiallergic and anti-inflammatory
agent. It also acts as a mucolytic and helps to remove excess cough.
• Kattha (Acacia catechu): It is an herbal mouth freshener and good astringent. It has a proven
antihistamine action, by which it helps reduce symptoms of allergic rhinitis.
• Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum): It is regarded as the most important remedy for respiratory diseases and
has strong anti-tussive and antibacterial activity. It acts as an expectorant and used in cough,
bronchitis, fever and other respiratory disorders.
• Saunf (Foeniculun vulgare): It is a respiratory stimulant, expectorant and also acts as an antitussive agent.

Baheda (Terminalia belerica): It has a powerful action in acute/chronic cough, bronchitis, sore
throat and common cold
• Pipali (Piper Longum): It is a time-tested medicine for cough and common cold and other
respiratory tract infections due to its excellent expectorant properties.
• Kakadashing (Pistacia integerrima) : It helps in clearance of mucus from airways, bronchi and
trachea. Acts as expectorant and manages the hiccoughs.

Drug interactions

Kofrut Syrup being an herbal formula, no serious drug interactions are reported.

Indications

Kofrut syrup is indicated for the relief of cough and sore throat. Kofrut provides fast relief in dry and wet cough, cough due to smoking, irritants and infection, whopping cough and cough of unknown etiology

Contraindications

Patients who are allergic to any of the ingredients of the product.

Pregnancy and lactation

Because of its pure and natural origin, Kofrut Syrup is safe if used therapeutically in pregnant women and to nursing mothers. However, it should be used with caution and under medical supervision during pregnancy and lactation.

Warnings and Precautions

In severe uncontrolled diabetes, Kofrut syrup should be taken only after consulting physician, as these are prepared in a sugary base.

Adverse effects

Being an herbal product, Kofrut Syrup is not reported to exert any adverse effects.

Dosage and administration

Adults: 1-2 teaspoonfuls thrice a day
Children: ½-1 teaspoonful thrice a day OR as advised by the Physician
Shake well before use.

Overdose

In case of accidental overdosage, supportive treatment should be employed.

Presentation

Bottle of 100ml

Shelflife

36months

Storage

Store in a dry place, below 25°C
Protect from light.
Keep medicines out of reach of children

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