Benylin Dry Coughs Night Syrup
- Effective Relief For Dry Coughs
- Active Ingredients: dextromethorphan / diphenhydramine / levomenthol
- Buy With Confidence From UK Registered Pharmacy
- Includes Free Prescription
Benylin Dry Coughs Night Syrup contains dextromethorphan which helps to suppress the cough mechanism, and levomenthol, a decongestant which works to help relieve stuffiness in the nose to help make breathing easier. It also contains diphenhydramine which works to help relieve a runny nose
What Is Benylin Dry Coughs Night Syrup
Benylin Dry Coughs Night Syrup is a medicine which is used to help provide night time relief of dry, irritating coughs and aid a restful sleep. The liquid contains diphenhydramine hydrochloride which is an antihistamine that helps relieve coughing and dry secretions in the nose and chest, dextromethorphan hydrobromide which is an antitussive to help stop coughing and levomenthol which helps you breathe more easily by relieving congestion. The medicine is for use in adults and children aged 12 years and over.
Before Taking Benylin Dry Coughs Night Syrup
- This medicine contains sucrose and liquid glucose.
- If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars contact your doctor before taking this medicinal product. Contains 3.5 g glucose per 5 ml. Contains 1 g sucrose per 5 ml. This should be taken into account in patients with diabetes mellitus.
- This medicinal product contains 5 vol % ethanol (alcohol), i.e. up to 200 mg per 5 ml, equivalent to 5 ml beer, 2 ml wine per 5 ml. This can be harmful for those suffering from alcoholism.
- The ethanol content should be taken into account in pregnant or breast-feeding women, children and high-risk groups such as patients with liver disease or epilepsy.
- Ponceau 4R (E124) may cause allergic reactions.
- This medicinal product contains 16.7 mg sodium per 5 ml To be taken in consideration by patients on a controlled sodium diet
- 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.
- This medicine can lead to dependence. Therefore the treatment should be of short duration.
Do not use this medicine :
- If you have ever had a bad reaction to any of the ingredients.
- If you suffer from lung disease.
- If you have prostate problems. (Difficulty with passing water or needing to pass water often).
- If you have narrow-angle glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye).
- If you are taking, or have taken in the last two weeks, drugs for depression known as Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs).
- For children under 12 years old. If any of these apply to you, get advice from a doctor or pharmacist without using Benylin Dry Coughs NIGHT Syrup.
Always read the patient Information leaflet before use.
How To Take Benylin Dry Coughs Night Syrup
- For oral use only.
- Do not take more than the stated dose shown.
- Children under 12 years Do not give to children under 12 years old.
- Adults and children aged 12 years and over Age Dose Adults and children aged 12 years and over Take two 5 ml spoonfuls at bedtime followed by two 5 ml spoonfuls every 6 hours or two 5 ml spoonfuls four times a day.
- Do not take more than 4 doses in 24 hours.
- If symptoms persist, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
The active ingredients in 5 ml of Benylin Dry Coughs NIGHT Syrup are: 14 mg Diphenhydramine hydrochloride, 6.5 mg Dextromethorphan hydrobromide and 2 mg Levomenthol. Other ingredients are: Liquid glucose, sucrose, ethanol, glycerol, sodium citrate, saccharin sodium, citric acid monohydrate, sodium benzoate (E211), caramel (E150), raspberry flavour, carbomer, Ponceau 4R (E124) and water
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.
Mild effects which may occur include:
– Drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision.
– Dry mouth, nose and throat.
– Upset stomach.
– Problems with passing water.
If you experience any side-effects talk to your doctor,
pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side-effects
not listed in this leaflet