Benylin 4 Flu Tablets 24s
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Benylin 4 Flu Tablets 24s

SKU : OTCBEN4FLUTAB|PIP-Code : 2069813|EAN : 5037015103308
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Benylin 4 Flu Tablets provide effective relief from the major symptoms of cold and flu.
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Caution : This product contains pseudoephedrine. Due to legal restrictions, we can only sell one pack of this product per customer.
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Benylin 4 Flu Tablets

Benylin 4 Flu Tablets provide effective relief from the major symptoms of cold and flu. They contain three active ingredients to fight symptoms:
  • Paracetamol: relieves aches and pains and fever (high temperature).
  • Diphenhydramine: an antihistamine that helps relieve coughing, sneezing and runny nose.
  • Pseudoephedrine: a decongestant that helps unblock stuffy noses.
Benylin 4 Flu Tablets are suitable for adults and children aged 6 years and over. 
  • Children 6 to 12 years: Take one tablet, up to 4 times a day.
  • Adults and children aged 12 years and over: Take two tablets, up to 4 times a day.
Leave at least 4 hours between doses. Do not take more than 4 times a day. If symptoms persist or worsen, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. Do not give to a child under 12 years of age for more than 5 days without consulting your doctor.
  • Active Ingredients: Paracetamol 500mg, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride 22.5mg and Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 12.5mg.
  • Other Ingredients: Microcrystalline Cellulose, Pregelatinised Maize Starch, Povidone, Crospovidone, Macrogol 6000, Croscarmellose Sodium, Stearic Acid, Magnesium Stearate, Hypromellose, Titanium Dioxide (E171), Quinoline Yellow (E104), Sunset Yellow (E110) and Talc.
  • This medicine may cause drowsiness. If affected, do not drive or operate machinery.
  • Avoid alcoholic drink.
  • You can use this medicine while you are taking oral contraceptives ("the pill") or anticonvulsants (drugs used to treat epilepsy), but the medicine may not work so well on your pain or fever.
  • This product may cause drowsiness. It should not be used to sedate a child.
  • This medicine contains Sunset yellow (E110). This may cause allergic reactions. 
  • This medicine contains 1.2mg sodium per tablet. To be taken into consideration by patients on a controlled sodium diet.
Do not use Benylin 4 Flu Tablets:
  • If you are taking any other medicines containing paracetamol.
  • If you are taking any other cough and cold medicine.
  • If you have ever had a bad reaction to any of the ingredients.
  • If you have heart disease or high blood pressure.
  • If you have diabetes.
  • If you have an overactive thyroid.
  • If you have phaeochromocytoma (rare tumour which affects your heart rate and blood pressure).
  • If you are taking, or have taken in the last two weeks, drugs for depression known as Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs) or Reversible Inhibitors of Monoamine Oxidase (RIMAs).
  • If you  suffer from or have had closed angle glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye).
  • If you are taking beta blockers (used to treat high blood pressure).
  • If you have severe kidney problems.
  • For a child under 6 years of age.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Benylin 4 Flu Tablets:
  • If you have kidney or liver problems, including alcoholic liver disease.
  • If you have difficulty passing water (urinary retention).
  • If you have blocked arteries or veins (occlusive vascular disease).
  • If you have a persistent cough such as occurs with asthma, have asthma, are suffering from an asthma attack or a cough that produces a lot of mucus (phlegm).
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicines, including:
    • Tricyclic antidepressants (drugs to treat mood disorders).
    • Atropine (used to treat some eye conditions and occasionally bowel conditions).
    • Hypnotics (sleeping tablets including barbiturates).
    • Minor tranquillisers (drugs used to relax muscles or decrease anxiety).
    • Opioid analgesics (drugs used to relieve pain e.g. codeine, tramadol, morphine).
    • Antipsychotics (drugs used to treat mood disorders).
    • Antihypertensives (drugs used to treat high blood pressure including alpha and beta blockers).
    • Sympathomimetic drugs (stimulants or appetite suppressants and drugs used to treat congestion and asthma).
    • Moclobemide (used to treat mood disorders).
    • Cardiac glycosides (drugs used to control heart rhythms or contractions) e.g. digoxin.
    • Ergot alkaloids (drugs used to treat migraine such as ergotamine and methysergide).
    • Oxytocin (drug used to help contractions during childbirth).
    • Oral contraceptives ("the pill").
    • Metoclopramide or domperidone (used to treat nausea and vomiting).
    • Colestyramine (used to treat high cholesterol).
    • Anticoagulants (drugs that thin the blood, such as warfarin).
    • Anticonvulsants (drugs to treat epilepsy).
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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