Pholcodine Linctus Cough Syrup 200ml
- Soothes Dry Or Irritating Coughs
- Active Ingredient: Pholcodine
- Blocks The Coughing Reflex
- Buy With Confidence From UK Registered Pharmacy
- Includes Free Prescription
Coughs and related bronchial congestion symptoms can be a sign of cold or flu that can leave you feeling under the weather. Pholcodine Linctus Cough Syrup medicine contains the active ingredient: pholcodine which is a cough suppressant that works by blocking the cough reflex that is activated by irritation of the airways. By blocking this reflex, coughing is reduced and the throat is allowed to relax. Pholcodine Linctus Cough Syrup an ideal remedy for dry or irritating coughs.
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 or liver disease or breathing problems, chronic bronchitis, COPD or an obstruction in your lungs.
How do I treat a cough myself?
Firstly you should try to rest. Secondly drink plenty of fluids. Finally, use Phocodine.
How do I 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.
See our other cough and cold treatments.
Read about cough symptoms on the NHS web site?
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