What are Benylin 4 Flu Tablets used for?
Do you have a cold or Flu? Benylin 4 Flu Tablets are used for the relief of the major symptoms of colds, chills and influenza.
Above all, Benylin 4 Flu Tablets are used to help relieve cold and flu symptoms. The tablets contain paracetamol which helps to relieve aches and pains and fever (high temperature).
Also, Diphenhydramine, which is an antihistamine that helps relieve coughing, sneezing and runny nose and pseudoephedrine,
which is a decongestant that helps unblock stuffy noses.
What cause colds and flu?
The common cold is caused by a virus, as is flu. A blocked or runny nose is a common symptom. Additionally, you may loose your sense of smell.
Flu comes on quickly and makes you feel exhausted. You may be too unwell to carry on. In addition it can be serious in the elderly.
How do I treat colds and flu?
Rest, sleep, and keep warm.
Next, drink plenty of water or fruit juice.
Additionally, gargle with salt water.
Finally, Use Benylin 4 flu tablets to treat colds and flu.
How do I take Benylin Four Flu Tablets?
For oral use only.
Do not use for children under 10 years old.
Children 10 – 15 years.
Take one tablet, up to 4 times a day.
Adults and children aged 16 and over.
Take two tablets up to four times a day.
See our other cold and flu treatments.
Benylin 4 Flu Tablets can have side-effects, like all medicines,
although these don’t affect everyone and are usually mild.
If you experience any of the following stop using the
medicine and seek immediate help:
QAllergic reactions including skin rashes (which may be severe
and include blistering and peeling of the skin) and itching
QAllergic reactions to other medicines containing
sympathomimetic drugs (stimulants or appetite suppressants
and drugs used to treat congestion and asthma).
QBecoming unusually tired, unexpected bruising or bleeding
and getting more infections (such as colds) than usual.
These are very rare effects in people taking paracetamol.
QHallucinations and paranoid delusions.
QRarely people can experience fits.
QRarely abnormal blood test results for liver function.
If you experience any of the following, stop using the
medicine and talk to your doctor:
QRarely people can have an increased heartbeat, an increased
awareness of the heartbeat (palpitations) and high blood
QRestlessness and sleep disturbances.
Other effects that may occur include:
QIrritability, anxiety, excitability, nausea and sickness.
QCommonly: drowsiness, including some difficulty performing
tasks, headache, upset stomach, difficulty in passing urine,
stimulation, blurred vision, dry mouth, thickened mucus.
QRarely: low blood pressure, tremor, shakiness, slurred
speech, dizziness, confusion, depression, blood disorders.
Further information can be found on the manufacturers
Patient Information Leaflet and printed if required.