Benylin Dry Coughs Original 150ml
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Benylin Dry Coughs Original 150ml

SKU : OTCBENDRY150|PIP-Code : 3276680|EAN : 5010123731458
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Benylin Dry Coughs Original helps to relieve dry, irritating coughs.
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Benylin Dry Coughs Original 

Benylin Dry Coughs Original helps to relieve dry, irritating coughs. The liquid contains three active ingredients:
  • Diphenhydramine hydrochloride: an antihistamine that helps relieve coughing and dry secretions in the nose and chest.
  • Dextromethorphan hydrobromide: helps you stop coughing.
  • Levomenthol: helps you breathe more easily by relieving congestion.
Benylin Dry Coughs Original is suitable for adults and children aged 12 years and over.
  • Adults and children aged 12 years and over: Take two 5ml spoonfuls four times a day
  • Children under 12 years: Do not give.
Do not take more than 4 doses in 24 hours. If symptoms persist, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Active Ingredients (per 5ml): Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 14mg, Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 6.5mg and Levomenthol 2mg.
  • Other Ingredients: Liquid Glucose, Sucrose, Ethanol, Glycerol, Sodium Citrate, Saccharin Sodium, Citric Acid Monohydrate, Sodium Benzoate (E211), Caramel (E150), Raspberry flavour, carbomer, Ponceau 4R (E124) and Water.
  • This medicine may cause drowsiness. If affected, do not drive or operate machinery.
  • Avoid alcoholic drink.
  • This medicine contains sodium benzoate, which can irritate the skin, eyes and mucous membranes.
  • This medicine contains sucrose and liquid glucose. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars contact your doctor before taking this medicinal product. Contains 3.5 g glucose per 5ml. Contains 1g sucrose per 5ml. This should be taken into account in patients with diabetes mellitus.
  • This medicinal product contains 5 vol % ethanol (alcohol), i.e. up to 200mg per 5ml, equivalent to 5ml beer, 2ml wine per 5ml. This can be harmful for those suffering from alcoholism. The ethanol content should be taken into account in pregnant or breastfeeding women, children and high-risk groups such as patients with liver disease or epilepsy.
  • Ponceau 4R (E124) may cause allergic reactions.
  • This medicinal product contains 16.7mg sodium per 5ml. To be taken in consideration by patients on a controlled sodium diet.
Do not use Benylin Dry Coughs Original:
  • If you have ever had a bad reaction to any of the ingredients.
  • If you suffer from lung disease.
  • If you have prostate problems. (Difficulty with passing water or needing to pass water often).
  • If you have narrow-angle glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye).
  • If you are taking, or have taken in the last two weeks, drugs for depression known as Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs).
  • For children under 12 years old.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Benylin Dry Coughs Original:
  • If you suffer from liver or kidney problems.
  • If you are taking alcohol.
  • If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicines, including:
    • Anticholinergic drugs e.g. 
      • antihistamines (drugs used to treat allergies).
      • antidepressants (drugs to treat mood disorders).
      • atropine (used to treat some eye conditions and occasionally bowel conditions).
  • Minor tranquillisers (drugs used to relax muscles or decrease anxiety).
  • Barbiturates (a kind of sleeping tablet).
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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