EPC Cough Syrup


Productive & unproductive cough sneezing and nasal congestion of common cold, influenza and similar upper respiratory tract infection

Dosage and Administration

Adults and Children above 12 years old: 2 to 4 teaspoonfuls (10ml – 20ml), every 6 hours;
or as directed by physician.



Active ingredients

Promethazine HCl 2mg
Codeine Phosphate 4.5mg
Ephedrine HCl 4mg


i. Children under 12 years old should not take Codeine.
ii. Codeine should only be used to treat acute moderate pain in children above 12 years of age, and only if it cannot be relieved by other painkillers such as paracetamol or ibuprofen.
iii. Codeine should not be used at all in children (aged below 18 years) who undergo surgery for the removal of the tonsil or adenoids to treat obstructive sleep apnoea.
iv. Codeine should not be used in children with conditions associated with breathing problems.
v. Codeine should not be used in people of any age who are known to be ultra-rapid metabolisers nor in breastfeeding mothers.
This may cause drowsiness. If affected, do not drive or operate machinery. It is dangerous to exceed the stated dose.

Distribution Channel

Mannings Rx and Watsons Rx

H.K. Reg. No.


Part 1 Poison & Part II & III Dangerous Drugs