Hsiao Keh Chuan
Hsiao Keh Chuan (Eliminate Cough and Asthma)

What does Hsiao Keh Chuan do?

Hsiao Keh Chuan is a Chinese medicinal formula that is utilized when a patient is suffering from either chronic or acute brochitis. It is attibuted with the ability to clear phlgm and and heat from the lungs. It acts as an antitussive and expecorant. It has also been used to treat asthma and coughs due to colds.

Should my health care professional be advised before I take Hsiao Keh Chuan?

It is always good to keep your health care practitioner updated on medications, herbals, supplements or other therapies you may be participating in. They should be consulted first if you have any of these conditions:

  • A tendency towards allergic reactions to other medicines, herbs, foods, dyes, or preservatives.

Are there other times my health care professional needs to be advised before I take Hsiao Keh Chuan?

They should be consulted first if you are:

  • Pregnant or trying to get pregnant.
  • Breast-feeding.
  • If you plan to administer this herb to a child.

When is Hsiao Keh Chuan contrindicated?

  • If you are suffering from a dry cough.

How should I take this herb?

Take Hsiao Keh Chuan Pills by mouth. Swallow the pills with a large drink of warm water.

Hsiao Keh Chuan is also available in a liquid format.

What should the dosage be?

Dosages are usually based on the individual, severity of the symptoms and the type of problem.

Capsules: Generally, 2 capsules, 3x daily

Liquid: 1 tablespoon, 3x daily.

What other medicines may interact with Hsiao Keh Chuan?

  • Unknown

What side effects may I notice from taking Hsiao Keh Chuan?

If you experience any uncomfortble side effects, stop usage immediately and report them to your health care professional.

  • Unknown

What do I need to watch out for with Hsiao Keh Chuan?

There are many different brands of Chinese patent medicines/formulas and as with medicinal herbs, care should be taken with purchasing. Incorrectly labeled products and/or the presence of contaminants, adulterations, or substitutions have all been reported in conjunction with Chinese patent medicines. Contaminants s.c. as heavy metals and/or substitutions with pharmaceutical drugs (over the counter and prescription) are a serious health hazard. Use of known, recommended brands may reduce this possibility.

See "Chinese Patent Medicines: Warning"

Where can I keep my product?

Keep out of the reach of children in a container that small children cannot open.

Store at room temperature between 15 and 30°C (59 and 86°F) unless otherwise indicated. If there is an expiration date listed on the herbal product, throw away the unused portion after the expiration date

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