What is Benylin chesty cough and what it is used for
Benylin Chesty Cough Original is a medicine which is used to help relieve coughing and related congestion symptoms. The liquid contains diphenhydramine which is an antihistamine that helps relieve coughing and dry secretions in the nose and chest and levomenthol which helps you breathe more easily by relieving congestion.
How to take this medicine
Adults and Children aged 12 years and over: Take two 5ml spoonfuls four times a day.
Must not be given to Children under 12 years of age.
This medicine is suitable for most people but a few people should not use it. If you are in any doubt, talk
to your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not use this medicine…
■ If you have ever had a bad reaction to any of the ingredients.
■ If you have had a cough for a few weeks that may be caused by asthma, or a cough which
brings up a lot of mucus (phlegm).
■ If you are taking, or have taken in the last two weeks, drugs for depression