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Olbas Max Strength All-in-One Cold & Flu Capsules 16s

SKU : OTCOLBASAIO|PIP-Code : 3963717|EAN : 5000477174148
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Olbas Max Strength All-in-One Cold & Flu Capsules relieve the symptoms of colds and flu and the pain and congestion of sinusitis.
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Olbas Max Strength All-in-One Cold & Flu Capsules

Olbas Max Strength All-in-One Cold & Flu Capsules relieve the symptoms of colds and flu and the pain and congestion of sinusitis, including aches and pains, headache, blocked nose and sore throat, chills and feverishness (high temperature). They can also loosen stubborn mucus (phlegm) and provide relief from chesty coughs. They contain 3 active ingredients:
  • Paracetamol: a pain reliever that also helps 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.
Adults, the elderly and children 12 years and over:
  • Take 2 capsules every 4 hours as required.
  • Do not take more than 8 capsules in any 24 hour period.
  • Swallow the capsules whole with water. Do not chew.
  • Active Ingredients: Paracetamol 500mg, guaifenesin 100mg and phenylephrine hydrochloride 6.1mg.
  • Other Ingredients: Maize starch, croscarmellose sodium, sodium laurilsulfate, magnesium stearate and talc. The capsule shell is made of gelatin and contains the colours quinoline yellow (E104), indigo carmine (E132), erythrosine (E127) and titanium dioxide (E171).
  • Do not give to children under 12 years.
  • Contains paracetamol. Do not take anything else containing paracetamol while taking this medicine.
  • Do not drink alcohol (beer, wine, spirits etc) while taking this product.
  • If you are taking medication, or are under medical care, consult your doctor before using this medicine. Long term use of this product is not recommended.
Do not take Olbas Max Strength All-in-One Cold & Flu Capsules if you:
  • Are allergic to paracetamol, guaifenesin, phenylephrine or any of the other ingredients.
  • Have a serious heart condition or cardiovascular disorder(s).
  • Have high blood pressure (hypertension).
  • 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).
Please see your doctor or pharmacist before taking Olbas Max Strength All-in-One Cold & Flu Capsules if you:
  • Are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Suffer from kidney or liver problems, including alcoholic liver disease.
  • Have diabetes.
  • 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 of the following medicines please see your doctor:
  • 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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