What is Benylin Dry Cough syrup,and what it is used for?
Have you a dry cough? Benylin Dry Cough Syrup is a medicine which is used to help relieve coughing and related congestion symptoms.
The liquid contains dextromethorphan hydrobromide which is used to help relieve dry, irritating coughs. The active ingredients will stop persistent coughing. Do not give to children under 12 years old.
What causes a cough?
Colds and flu are the most common cause of a cough. However, it can also be the sign of a chest infection. You may cough up green or yellow mucus. Anther symptom of a chest infection is a high temperature. Other lung conditions can cause a cough. Allergies can also lead to coughing. In addition, check with your doctor if you have any of the above symptoms.
Treating a dry cough.
Drink plenty of fluids. Subsequently, this will loosen up the mucus. Also use painkillers to bring down a fever.Finally, get plenty of rest and use Benylin Dry Cough Syrup. Use antihistamines if you have allergies.
How to take this medicine
Adults and Children aged 12 years and over : Take two 5ml spoonfuls four times a day.
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
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