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Benylin Chesty Coughs Original 300ml

Our price: £9.29 (inc VAT)
RRP: £9.78 (inc VAT)

Benylin chesty cough original 300ml is for the relief of cough and associated congestive symptoms. Benylin chesty cough original has a soothing effect and is deeply penetrating.

As this is a pharmacy medicine, we need to ask you a few confidential questions about your use of the medicine, so that our pharmacist can assess if it is suitable for you.


Safety Questions

 

KEY POINTS:

  • For grown-ups and children 6 yrs and over
For oral use:

Adults and Children over 12 years: One 10 ml dose of syrup 4 times a day. Maximum daily dose: 40 ml syrup.

Children aged 6 to 12 years: One 5 ml dose of syrup 4 times a day. Maximum daily dose: 20 ml syrup.

Children under 6 years: Benylin Chesty Coughs (Original) is not suitable for administration to children under 6 years of age.

 

Side effects associated with the use of are uncommon.

Diphenhydramine may cause drowsiness; dizziness; gastrointestinal disturbance; dry mouth; nose and throat; difficulty in urination or blurred vision.

Less frequently it may cause palpitations, tremor, convulsions or parasthesia.

Hypersensitivity reactions have been reported, in particular, skin rashes, erythema, urticaria and angiodema.

Adverse reactions to menthol at the low concentration present in are not anticipated.

This product contains diphenhydramine and therefore may potentiate the effects of alcohol, codeine, antihistamines and other CNS depressants.

As diphenhydramine possesses some anticholinergic activity, the effects of anticholinergics (eg, some psychotropic drugs and atropine) may be potentiated by this product. This may result in tachycardia, dry mouth, gastrointestinal disturbances (eg, colic), urinary retention and headache.

Benylin is contraindicated in individuals with known hypersensitivity to the product or any of its constituents.

Benylin Chesty Coughs (Original) is contraindicated in individuals with chronic or persistent cough, such as occurs with asthma, or where cough is accompanied by excessive secretions, unless directed by the physician.

Benylin Chesty Coughs (Original) should not be administered to patients currently receiving monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) or those patients who have received treatment with MAOIs within the last two weeks.

This product may cause drowsiness. If affected individuals should not drive or operate machinery.

Subjects with moderate to severe renal or hepatic dysfunction or urinary retention should exercise caution when using this product.

This product contains diphenhydramine and therefore should not be taken by individuals with narrow-angle glaucoma or symptomatic prostatic hypertrophy.

Patients with rare hereditary problems of fructose intolerance, glucose-galactose malabsorption or sucrase-isomaltase insufficiency should not take this medicine

Not to be used in pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Benylin chesty cough original 300ml is for the relief of cough and associated congestive symptoms. Benylin chesty cough original has a soothing effect and is deeply penetrating.

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