Ashton & Parsons Infants' Powders contains tincture of Matricaria, which is extracted from German Chamomile flower heads. Tincture of Matricaria has traditionally been used in Ashton & Parsons Infants' Powders to relieve the symptoms associated with teething pain such as sore and tender gums, flushed cheeks and dribbling
Each sachet contains powder impregnated with 0.002ml of the active ingredient tincture of matricaria (Matricaria recutitaL.) flower.
Also contains: lactose. Extraction solvent: Ethanol 70% v/v.
Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.
Not recommended for use in babies under 3 months.
For use in teething infants only.
Children 3 - 6 months: Half the contents of the sachet dry on the tongue in the morning and the other half in the evening. the sachet may be divided in half by emptying half the contents onto a teaspoon and retaining the other half in the sachet.
Children over 6 months: Pour contents of 1 sachet dry on the tongue morning and night. The dose can be repeated every 1, 2 or 3 hours if needed, up to a maximum of 6 doses in 24 hours until improvement. Do not exceed the stated dose. If symptoms persist for more than 7 days, speak to your doctor. If you give your child more than you should, it may cause diarrhoea. If this happens, stop using this medicine and speak to your doctor or pharmacist.
Hazards and Cautions
Before using this product:
Do not use if:
You child is allergic to tincture of matricaria, lactose or to plants of the Asteraceae/Compositae family such as daisies, marigolds or artichokes.
Your child has an intolerance to some sugars, unless your doctor tells you to (this medicine contains lactose).
Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Possible side effects: allergic reaction which may include rash, tongue sores. If your child gets any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Warning: This medicine may cause an allergic reaction or make existing conditions worse in children who suffer from allergic type conditions (e.g. asthma).
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