Pholcodine Linctus 200ml

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Pholcodine Linctus 200ml is used to soothe dry or irritating coughs

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Product Description

What is Pholcodine Linctus and what is it used for

Pholcodine Linctus 200ml 5 mg/5 ml is a medicine which helps you to stop coughing, especially if you have a dry non-productive cough.

Before you Take Pholcodine Linctus

Do not take Pholcodine Linctus if you have:
• an allergy to pholcodine
• liver disease.
• breathing problems, chronic bronchitis, COPD or an obstruction in your lungs.

 

 How to take Pholcodine

Always take the product exactly as advised and only by mouth.Do not exceed the stated dose.

The usual dose is:

Adults: 10 ml up to 6 times daily.

Children aged 6 – 12 years: 5 ml up to 4 times daily. Not to be given for more than 5 days without
the advice of a doctor.

Elderly or weak patients: Give a reduced dose; your doctor or pharmacist can advise you

Children under 6 years should not be given this medicine.

 

Like all medicines, Pholcodine Linctus can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

STOP using Pholcodine Linctus and seek advice from your doctor if you experience a rare allergic reaction, including skin rashes, swollen face, lips, tongue, difficulty breathing, increased sensitivity to light, inflammation of the blood vessels, fever or shock.

You may also notice the following more common side effects:
• nausea, vomiting, constipation
• drowsiness, dizziness
• skin reactions including rashes
• slow or shallow breathing
• difficulty in coughing up mucous or saliva
• excitation, confusion

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