Blackmores Cold Combat

Cold Combat®

Helps to relieve symptoms of colds as used traditionally in Western herbal medicine. 

This product has been discontinued. Please contact the Blackmores Advisory team for further information.

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Overview

Blackmores Cold Combat® contains the herb andrographis, traditionally used in Western herbal and traditional Chinese medicine for relief of the symptoms of mild upper respiratory tract infections such as colds.

Why use

Andrographis is used traditionally in western herbal, traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine:
  • Taken at the first sign of a cold for symptom relief
  • To alleviate mild fever, coughs (with thick sputum) and sore throats
  • To aid recovery from mild respiratory tract infections including colds
  • To alleviate gastrointestinal upsets and diarrhoea
 

The Blackmores difference

Blackmores products are rigorously tested for quality. Blackmores Cold Combat® is halal certified.

Active ingredients per tablet

Andrographis paniculata- andrographis

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(standardised to contain andrographolide 25 mg)

Dosage

Adults – Take 2 tablets a day with a meal, or as professionally prescribed. At the first sign of a cold increase dosage to 2 tablets every 3 hours, up to a maximum of 12 tablets per day

Children 6 -12 years – Take 2 tablets a day with a meal, or as professionally prescribed

Children under 6 years – Only as professionally prescribed

Warnings

  • Always read the label
  • Follow the directions for use
  • If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional
  • Not to be used by children under 2 years of age without medical advice
  • Andrographis may cause allergic reactions, if you experience allergic symptoms, discontinue use and see your health professional
  • Not recommended for use during pregnancy or breastfeeding
  • If you have any pre-existing conditions, or are on any medications always talk to your health professional before use

Physical description

An olive green, round biconvex tablet.
Always read the label. Follow the directions for use.

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