Covonia Original Bronchial Balsam Syrup (150ml)

£4.30

  • Active Ingredients: Dextromethorphan & Menthol
  • Relieves a Dry Cough
  • Buy With Confidence From UK Registered Pharmacy
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Covonia Original Bronchial Balsam Syrup is used to provide symptomatic relief from coughing, irritation and congestion in adults and children over the age of 12

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Covonia Original Bronchial Balsam Syrup

What is Covonia Original Bronchial Balsam Syrup

Covonia Original Bronchial Balsam Syrup relieves a non-productive coughs such as those associated with the common cold and bronchitis. Covonia Original Bronchial Balsam Syrup gives a fast-acting syrup for suppressing coughs, relieving irritation in the chest or sore throat.

Covonia original bronchial balsam syrup contains two active ingredients; dextromethorphan and menthol.

Dextromethorphan is a type of medicine called a cough suppressant. It works by blocking the cough reflex.

Dextromethorphan reduces the nerve signals that are sent from a part of the brain called the coughing centre to the muscles that produce coughing. This reduces the urge to cough.

Menthol has mild cooling and decongestant properties that help soothe a cough and ease congestion in the nasal passages and lungs.

See more on coughs at nhs.co.uk

Before you use Covonia Original Bronchial Balsam Syrup

Do not use if:

•The patient is under the age of 12 years.
•This medicine can make you feel drowsy or sleepy, if this happens to you, do not drive or operate machinery.
•This medication contains ethanol (alcohol).
•Do not take with other cold and flu products including decongestants.

•Please consult your pharmacist or doctor before using this medicine if you are currently pregnant, likely to get pregnant or breastfeeding.
•Please consult your pharmacist or doctor if you are currently taking any other medicines as this may cause an interaction.
•If you think you may be allergic to any of the ingredients contained in this medicine, please seek medical advice before taking.
•If you have any questions after you have bought this medication, please speak to your pharmacist.

How to use Covonia Original Bronchial Balsam Syrup

Recommended doses

Adults and children over 12 years: 10ml.

Elderly: as adults dose with caution.

Dosage schedule

The dose may be repeated after 4 hours if required.

Always read the patient information leaflet before use

Covonia Original Bronchial Balsam Syrup Ingredients

Active ingredients: dextromethorphan hydrobromide 7.5mg/ 5ml and menthol 2.5mg/5ml.

Other ingredients: ethanol, glycerol (E422), sucrose. Alcohol 0.18 vol%. Sucrose 3.07g per 5ml.
Per 5ml: Menthol 2.5mg.

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Side Effects

Medicines and their possible side effects can affect individual people in different ways. The following are some of the side effects that may be associated with dextromethorphan. Just because a side effect is stated here does not mean that all people using Covonia original bronchial balsam syrup will experience that or any side effect.

Dizziness.
Sleepiness.
Feeling restless.
Difficulty sleeping.
Confusion.
Disturbances of the gut such as diarrhoea, constipation, nausea, vomiting or abdominal pain.
Slow, shallow breathing.
Allergic reactions such as a rash or itching. Stop using the cough syrup and get medical advice if you think you’ve had an allergic reaction to it.

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