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Benylin Dry Coughs Original

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A dry cough occurs when the throat and upper airways become inflamed. Its a non productive cough so you will not have any phlegm. Benylin Dry Coughs Original is clinically proven formula to help relieve your dry, hacking cough.

Benylin Dry Coughs Original suppresses the coughing mechanism and reduces your urge to cough. It contains three main active ingredients, diphenhydramine, dextromethorphan, and levomenthol, which provide effective relief from dry cough symptoms.

What is a dry cough

Dry coughs, or unproductive coughs, are when a cough does not produce any phlegm. Dry coughs are caused by inflammation of the upper airways. This can be due to dust, foreign bodies, or infection.

Effective for dry cough symptoms

Benylin tackles the symptoms of dry coughs because it contains dextromethorphan which helps suppress the cough mechanism. It contains levomenthol, which acts as a decongestant to relieve stuffiness in your airways, making breathing easier. It also contains diphenhydramine which relieves a runny nose.

How to use Benylin Dry Coughs Original:

  • Adults and children over 12 years: Two 5ml spoonfuls four times a day.
  • Children aged 6 to 12 years old: One 5ml spoonful four times a day.
  • Children under 6: Not recommended.
  • Do not use more than 4 doses in 24 hours.

Caution before taking Benylin Dry Coughs Original:

  • May cause drowsiness
  • Avoid alcohol and in pregnancy.
  • Not to be used by patients taking MAOIs (Monoamine oxidase inhibitors for depression)or those who have taken them in the previous 14 days.
  • Not for use in respiratory failure, narrow-angle glaucoma or symptomatic prostatic hypertrophy.
  • Use with caution in moderate to severe renal or hepatic dysfunction.

Benylin Dry Coughs (Original) is suitable for most people, but a few people should not take it.

To check whether Benylin (original) is suitable for you:

  • Have you ever had a reaction to Benylin Dry Coughs (Original) or to any of its ingredients?
  • Do you suffer from liver, kidney or lung disease?
  • Do you suffer from prostate disease or glaucoma (pressure in the eye)?
  • Are you pregnant, trying to become pregnant or breast-feeding?
  • Are you taking medicines prescribed by your doctor, particulary anti-depressants or atropine?
  • If you take medicines which make you drowsy or give you a dry mouth (sometimes called anti-cholinergics) while you are taking Benylin Dry Coughs (Original), the chances of these side effects are increased.
  • Are you taking the anti-depressant medicines known as mono-amine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)?

If you answer yes to any of these questions, do not take Benylin Dry Coughs (Original). Talk to your doctor or pharmacist at once.

Possible side effects whilst taking Benylin Dry Coughs Original:

  • Side effects are not common with Dextromethorphan and when they occur they are usually mild. Occasionally dizziness, upset stomach, nausea or vomiting may occur.
  • This medicine may also cause drowsiness or difficulty in concentration. If affected do not drive or operate machinery.
  • Do not take with alcoholic drink.

Each 5ml of Benylin Dry Coughs Original contains:

Dextromethorphan hydrobromide 7.5mg

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