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PROPRIETARY NAME (and dosage form): Plerus® Cough Syrup COMPOSITION: Each 100 ml contains 10 ml of Pelargonium Sidoides root extract as active ingredient. Other ingredients: Sorbitol ,Potassium Sorbate ,Citric Acid, Maltitol and Honey flavor. Alcohol-free, Sugar-free -Colourant-free. PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION: Complementary medicine. PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION: Mucolytic, spasmolytic and cough relieving. Pelargonium Sidoides root extract liquefies mucus, relaxes convulsive cough and calms coughing. In this way, Pelargonium Sidoides root extract combats the typical complaints of bronchitis (increased formation of viscous mucus, shortness of breath and irritation of the throat). Troublesome and painful coughing is calmed, but not blocked, which is important for being able to cough u...2 REPLIES Updated
liquid ## How many spoonfulls are in 30mL? ## A teaspoon is considered to be 5mls, so you'd get about 6 out of 30mls. Learn more Sorbitol details here. Sorbitol is usually used as a laxative, though it has quite a few other uses, as well. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Can you take it orally3 REPLIES Updated
My husband has been taking niquitin gum, about twelve daily and has been suffering frequent loose bowel movements. I think this may be due to Surbiton but he doesn't believe me, any advice or confirmation that this could be the cause of the symptoms ## Hello, Lesley! How is your husband doing? And yes, sorbitol can do that, it has actually even been used as a laxative in higher amounts. But in people that chew a lot of sugar free gum that contains it, sorbitol has been known to cause severe diarrhea with rapid weight loss. He should double check with his doctor to ascertain if it is the cause, but there's a very good chance that it is. Are there any other questions or concerns? ## Thanks for your reply. My husband has been chewing a lot of gum lately to combat nicotine withdrawa...2 REPLIES Updated