Prospan is a clinically proven HERBAL cough medicine that is suitable for chesty and bronchial coughs. Has a triple action- liquefies thick mucus, opens up constricted airways and calms coughing. Non-drowsy, sugar, gluten and alcohol-free , even the fussiest children will like the pleasant cherry taste . Active Ingredients in each 5ml dose: Hedera helix (ivy leaf) dry extract (5-7.5:1) 35mg . Dosage: .Adults and children over 12 years: 5ml 3 times daily. Children 6-12 years: 5ml twice daily. Children 2-6 years: 2.5ml twice daily. For children under the age of 2, please consult your doctor .. It is recommended to continue for an additional 2-3 days after symptoms have disappeared. Precautions : Well tolerated but avoid if you have a known allergy to any ingredients, develop shortness of breath . Sorbitol may have a laxative effect . Insufficient safety studies have been performed during pregnancy and breast feeding. .