Taiho Oral Solution for Cold "Gingyo-san"


Second-class OTC drug


Drink-Type Medicine for the Common Cold

Taiho Oral Solution for Cold “Gingyo-san” is an oral solution for cold prepared based on “Gingyo-san” listed in a Chinese medical book, “the Wen Bing Tiao Bian (Systematic Differentiation of Febrile Diseases)”. “Gingyo-san” containing 10 types of crude drugs including lonicerae flos, forsythiae fructus, saigae tataricae cornu, etc. is effective for the treatment of common cold symptoms including throat pain, cough, headache, etc.

Packaging Retail price (not including tax) desired by the manufacturer
30 mL x 1 bottle 310 yen
30 mL x 3 bottles 930 yen


The following precaution should be observed.
(If not observed, it may aggravate the current symptoms or increase the risk of adverse reactions.)
The duration of treatment should be limited to short term, and continuous treatment should be avoided.


  1. The following persons should consult a physician, pharmacist or registered distributor before using the medicine.
    1. Persons under treatment by a physician
    2. Pregnant women or possibly pregnant women
    3. Persons who are physically weak (declining of strength or constitutional weakness)
    4. Persons with gastrointestinal weakness
    5. Elderly
    6. Persons with a history of rash, redness, itching, etc. due to any drug
    7. Persons with the following symptom: oedema
    8. Persons diagnosed with the following diseases: hypertension, cardiac disease or kidney disease
  2. The following symptoms may be adverse reactions to the medicine. If any of these symptoms occur, discontinue the use of the medicine immediately, and consult a physician, pharmacist or registered distributor with this medicine.
    Affected body systemSymptoms
    Skin Rash, redness, itching
    Gastrointestinal Feeling queasy, loss of appetite, stomach discomfort

    The following serious symptoms may rarely occur. If the symptom occurs, consult a physician immediately.

    Pseudoaldosteronism, myopathy Weakness, numbness, tightness, and stiffness of limbs occur along with feelings of weakness and muscle pain, and they gradually get worse.
  3. If symptoms do not improve after using the medicine for five to six times, discontinue the use of the medicine, and consult a physician, pharmacist or registered distributor with this medicine.


Throat pain, couth, dry mouth (throat), and headache due to common cold


Take the following dose between meals after shaking well. (Between meals mean 2 to 3 hours after meals. )

Age Adults (15 years and over) Children (under 15 years)
Dose 1 bottle Do not use.
Daily dose 3 times (between meals)


  1. Strictly follow the dosing instructions.
  2. Take one full bottle as a single dose.


Per 90 mL (30 mL x 3 bottles) daily
Gingyo-san Extract 9.7 g
As crude drugs,
Lonicerae Flos …….. 4.260 g
forsythiae Fructus …….. 4.260 g
Platycodon Root…….. 2.556 g
Glycyrrhiza …….. 2.556 g
Mentha Herb …….. 2.556 g
Fermented Soybeans …….. 2.136 g
Burdock Fruit …….. 2.136 g
Lophatheri Herba …….. 1.704 g
Schizonepeta Spike …….. 1.704 g
Saigae Tataricae Cornu …….. 0.132 g

Inactive ingredients:
White Soft Sugar, High-fructose Corn Syrup, Xylitol, Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Benzoate, Paraben, Polyoxyethylene Hardened Caster Oil,, Alcohol, Flavor (l-Menthol)


Shake well before use. As this medicine contains crud drugs, it may cause precipitation.


  1. Store in a cool place, away from direct sunlight.
  2. Keep out of the reach of children.
  3. Do not store after opening or transfer to other container. (It may cause misuse or change the quality.)
  4. Do not use the product past the expiration date.


Manufactured and Distributed by: TAIHO PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
Dosage form Liquid
Packaging unit 30 mL x 1 bottle 30 mL x 3 bottles
Manufacturer’s recommended price 310 yen 930 yen
JAN Code 45144677 4987117234619
Expiration 3 years

Taiho Oral Solution for Cold "Gingyo-san"