Benylin Chesty Cough & Cold Tablets 16s
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Benylin Chesty Cough & Cold Tablets 16s

SKU : CHN3884830|PIP-Code : 3884830|EAN : 3574661161945
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Benylin Chesty Cough & Cold Tablets relieve the symptoms of colds and flu, including aches and pains, headache, blocked nose, sore throat, chills and chesty coughs.
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Benylin Chesty Cough & Cold Tablets

Benylin Chesty Cough & Cold Tablets relieve the symptoms of colds and flu, including aches and pains, headache, blocked nose, sore throat, chills and chesty coughs. They contain three active ingredients:
  • Paracetamol: a pain reliever (analgesic) that also helps to reduce your temperature when you have a fever.
  • Guaifenesin: an expectorant to help loosen phlegm.
  • Phenylephrine: a decongestant to reduce swelling in the passages of the nose to help you breathe more easily. 
Benylin Chesty Cough & Cold Tablets are suitable for adults and children over 12 years.
  • Adults, the elderly and children 12 years and over: Take 2 tablets every 4 hours, as required. Do not take more than 8 tablets (4 doses) in any 24 hour period.
Do not exceed the stated dose. If your symptoms persist or worsen, you must see a doctor or pharmacist.
  • Active Ingredients: Paracetamol 250mg, Guaifenesin 100mg and Phenylephrine Hydrochloride 5mg.
  • Other Ingredients: Microcrystalline Cellulose, Stearic Acid, Povidone, Hypromellose and Polyethylene Glycol.
  • Contains paracetamol. Do not take with any other paracetamol-containing products.
  • Do not drink alcohol (beer, wine, spirits etc) while taking this product.
Do not take Benylin Chesty Cough & Cold Tablets if you:
  • Are allergic to paracetamol, guaifenesin, phenylephrine or any of the other ingredients.
  • Have a serious heart condition.
  • Have high blood pressure (hypertension).
  • Have diabetes.
  • Have an overactive thyroid.
  • Have glaucoma.
  • Have difficulty passing urine.
  • Are taking antidepressant drugs called monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI’s), or have taken them within the last 14 days - these are medicines such as phenelzine and isocarboxazid
  • Are currently taking other decongestant drugs or stimulants (e.g. ephedrine, amfetamines and xylometazoline).
  • Are under 12 years old.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Benylin Chesty Cough & Cold Tablets if you:
  • Are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Suffer from kidney or liver problems, including alcoholic liver disease.
  • Have circulatory disorders such as a condition called Raynaud's Phenomenon, which results from poor circulation in the fingers and toes.
  • Have angina.
  • Have an enlarged prostate gland, as this may cause more difficulty in passing urine.
  • If you are taking any other medicines, particularly:
    • Medicines to treat high cholesterol levels which reduce the amount of fat in the blood such as colestyramine.
    • Medicines to control feeling sick or being sick such as metoclopramide or domperidone.
    • Medicines called anti-coagulants, which are used to thin the blood such as warfarin or other coumarins - you may take occasional doses of paracetamol but should consult your doctor if you need to take it on a regular basis.
    • Barbiturates (for epilepsy or to help you sleep), such as phenobarbitones.
    • Tricyclic antidepressants such as imipramine, amitriptyline.
    • Medicines to treat heart or circulatory problems, or to lower blood pressure, (e.g. digoxin, guanethidine, reserpine, methyldopa).
    • Beta blockers (e.g. atenolol) or vasodilators (e.g. hydralazine).
    • Phenothiazines used as sedatives (e.g. chlorpromazine, pericyazine and fluphenazine).
    • If you are going to have a general anaesthetic as this may cause changes in heart rhythm.
Always read the product information. Click on the link below to view the Patient Information Leaflet. Requires Adobe Reader – if you cannot open the file, please click here to download.

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