What is Sambucol Kids Liquid?
Sambucol Kids Liquid is a food supplement designed to make sure your child is getting all the Vitamin C they need. Perfect for children aged 1 - 12, this supplement contains black elderberry for a delicious natural flavour that kids will love. This product is vegan friendly, gluten-free, and contains no yeast, milk, or artificial colours or sweeteners.
How will this product help to support my child’s immune system?
Sambucol Kids Liquid contains vitamin C, which is an essential vitamin that helps to protect your cells and support wound healing and the immune system. It also helps your body to maintain healthy skin, blood vessels, bones, and cartilage. You can find Vitamin C in a wide range of fruits and vegetables, but some parents choose to give their child Vitamin C supplements to make sure they’re getting all of this important nutrient they need.
What are the nutritional values of this product?
Can adults take this food supplement?
Sambucol Kids Liquid is not suitable for those over the age of 12. If you’re looking for a vitamin C supplement that’s right for you or an older child, you may want to consider using Sambucol Original liquid instead.
How to take this product
Give Sambucol Kids Liquid to your child after a meal, this product should not be taken on an empty stomach. If you want to, you can give the daily dose to your child throughout the day, rather than all at once. The recommended daily dose of this product will be different depending on your child’s age and the time of year:
Children aged 1 - 6: One 5ml teaspoon a day
Children aged 7 - 12: Two 5ml teaspoons (10ml) a day
Winter dosage for children aged 1 - 6: One or two 5ml teaspoons (5 - 10ml) twice a day
Winter dosage for children aged 7 - 12: Two or three 5ml teaspoons (10 - 15ml) twice a day
When should this product not be used?
Sambucol Kids Liquid is not suitable for children who are younger than 1 year old or older than 12 years old. Do not give this product to your child if they are allergic to any of the listed ingredients. This product is a food supplement and should not be used in place of a balanced diet or healthy lifestyle. If your child has an underlying medical condition or is under medical supervision, speak to your doctor or pharmacist before using this product. Make sure you speak to a doctor or pharmacist before using this product if your child has a fever or any other persistent condition.
Does Sambucol Kids Liquid have any side effects?
Sambucol Kids Liquid is not currently known to have any side effects. However, your child may experience side effects, including symptoms caused by an allergic reaction. If your child experiences any side effects while taking this product, stop use and speak to your doctor or pharmacist right away. For more information about reporting the side effects of medication, please see the MHRA’s Yellow Card Scheme.
How to store this product
Store in a cool, dry place which is below 25 degrees C. Do not use this product if the expiry date printed on the original packaging has passed. Keep out of sight and reach of children.
This product is a food supplement; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist-4-U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
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Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
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- Vitamin C
Glucose Syrup, Black Elderberry Juice (Sambucus nigra), Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), Acidity Regulator: Citric Acid, Preservative: Potassium Sorbate.
Can children and adults take sambucol as well as multivitamins?
That's fine, as Sambucol Kids Liquid Black Elderberry & Vit C contains Vitamin C 32.5mg as a water-soluble vitamin.
This means that if you took too much Vitamin C, it would simply flush out of the body.
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