Active substances and indications

Pastilles offer an optimum dosage form for various indications. Pastilles allow various active substances, in the form of solutions, emulsions or suspensions, to be processed. Generally, the active substances correspond to the monographs of the European Pharmacopoeia.

Examples of active substances which can be processed with their specific indications

Active substances Indications
Essential oils: anise, eucalyptus, fennel, menthol, peppermint, sage etc.   Colds and coughs
Plant extracts: ivy, marshmallow, mallow, primrose, ribwort, thyme etc.   Colds and coughs
Cetylpyridinium chloride, dequalinium chloride, chlorhexidine   Therapeutic agents for mouth and throat
Ambroxol hydrochloride   Secretolytic agent
Dextromethorphan hydrobromide   Antitussive agent
Echinacea, astragalus   Immunostimulants
Ginseng, Eleutherococcus   Tonic
Hydrotalcite, magaldrate Antacids
Simethicone   Anti-flatulant
Lactulose syrup, sodium picosulphate   Laxatives
Beta-sitosterol   Lipid reducer
Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Beta-carotene   Absorbing free radicals