A dry and tickly cough can be nasty for an adult, but for a child it can be especially unpleasant. This syrup contains a range of active ingredients which are fast working and effective at reducing these symptoms.
Directions for the use of Benylin Children's Dry Cough and Sore Throat Syrup
Do not take more than 4 doses in 24 hours. If symptoms persist, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Before giving the medicine to your child This product is suitable for most people, but a few people should not use it. If you are in any doubt contact your doctor or pharmacist. Do not give your child this medicine... ¦ If s/he is under 1 year old. ¦ If s/he is allergic to any of the ingredients. If any of these bullet points apply, get advice from a doctor or pharmacist without using this medicine. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist... ¦ If your child has an intolerance to some sugars. If this applies to your child now or in the past, talk to a doctor or pharmacist.
Some of the ingredients can cause problems ¦ This product contains 2.15 g glucose and 1.7 g sucrose in each 5 ml, which may be harmful to the teeth. If you have been told by your doctor that your child has an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before using this medicine. This should be taken into account in patients with diabetes. ¦ Carbohydrate content of this medicine is 3.4 g per 5ml
This medicine is unlikely to cause side-effects unless your child is allergic to the ingredients. If your child experiences any of the following, stop giving the medicine and seek immediate medical help. See a doctor at once: ¦ Unexplained wheezing or difficulty in breathing, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, neck or throat (severe allergic reactions). If your child experiences any other side-effects not listed here or if you are not sure about anything, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. Reporting of side-effects If you get any side-effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side-effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side-effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard By reporting side-effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
The active ingredients in each 5 ml of Medicine are: Glycerol 0.75 ml and Sucrose 1.7 g Other ingredients are: Citric Acid Monohydrate, Sodium Benzoate (E211), Anthocyanin, Blackcurrant Flavour, Blackcurrant Juice, Liquid Glucose and Purified Water
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