Lagundex/Lagundex Forte

Lagundex/Lagundex Forte

Manufacturer:

La Croesus

Distributor:

New Marketlink

Marketer:

New Marketlink
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Lagundi (Vitex negundo L.) leaf.
Description
Lagundex Tablet: Each 300 mg tablet contains: Vitex negundo L. (Fam. Verbenaceae) (Powdered Lagundi Leaves) 300 mg.
Each 600 mg tablet contains: Powdered Lagundi leaves Vitex negundo L. 600 mg (Fam. Verbenaceae).
Lagundex Syrup: Each 5 mL of syrup contains the extract from 300 mg of Lagundi (Vitex negundo L. Fam. Verbenaceae) dried leaves.
Lagundex Forte: Each 5 mL of syrup contains the extract from 600 mg of Lagundi (Vitex negundo L. Fam. Verbenaceae) dried leaves.
THE PLANT: Lagundi is erect branched shrub that grows up to 5 meters high and is found throughout the Philippine archipelago. Its leaves are green, palmate and composed of 5 leaflets which are pointed at both ends. The middle leaflets are larger than the others. It has small violet flowers (6mm) and bears tiny black succulent fruits. Lagundi is nurtured organically in environment friendly farms.
Action
FOR COUGH: Lagundi is the only extensively studied cough remedy herbal preparation in the Philippines today. The National Integrated Research Program on Medicinal Plants (NIRPROMP) has validated scientifically the ancient popular knowledge and practices of our traditional healers. They have established in both animal and human studies, the wide margin of safety and efficacy of Lagundi as a Cough Remedy.
Indications/Uses
For the relief of mild to moderate cough due to common colds and flu. For the relief of mild to moderate reversible bronchospasm in adults and children.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Lagundex 300 mg Tablet: Adults: 2 tablets 3-4 times a day.
Children (7 to 12 years old): 1 tablet 3-4 times a day or as prescribed by a physician.
Lagundex 600 mg Tablet: Adults: 1 tablet 3-4 times a day.
Children: 7-12 years: ½ tablet 3-4 times a day or as prescribed by a physician.
Lagundex Syrup: Adults: 10 mL (2 tsp.) 3-4 times daily.
Dose may be increased as needed.
Children: 15 mg/Kg/dose (or 0.25 mL/Kg/dose) administered 3 times daily.
2-4 yrs (10-15.5 Kg): 1/2-1 tsp. 3 times daily.
4-6 yrs (15.5-20 Kg): 1 tsp. 3 times daily.
6-12 yrs (20-40 Kg): 1 1/2-2 tsp 3 times daily.
Children over 40 Kg body weight: 2 tsp 3 times daily.
Lagundex Forte: Adults: 5 mL (1 tsp.) 3 to 4 times daily.
Dose may be increased as needed.
Children (13 years old and above): 5 mL (1 tsp.) 3 times daily.
Or as prescribed by the physician.
Contraindications
There are no known contraindications.
Special Precautions
Patients with allergy to Vitex negundo L. (Lagundi) plants. Safety among pregnant and lactating women has not been studied.
Use In Pregnancy & Lactation
Safety among pregnant and lactating women has not been studied.
Side Effects
Lagundex Tablet: Only mild side effects on few patients such as itchiness, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea without a predominating complaint.
Lagundex Syrup: None reported in clinical trials.
Storage
Store at temperatures not exceeding 30°C.
MIMS Class
Cough & Cold Preparations
ATC Classification
R05FB02 - cough suppressants and expectorants ; Belongs to the class of other cough suppressants and expectorants. Used in the treatment of cough.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Lagundex Forte syr 600 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
(mint flavor) 120 mL x 1's; (soothing mint flavor) 60 mL x 1's
Form
Lagundex syr 300 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
(sweet orange/peppermint flavor) 120 mL x 1's
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Form
Lagundex tab 300 mg
Packing/Price
100's
Form
Lagundex tab 600 mg
Packing/Price
100's
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