Benylin 4 Flu Liquid 200ml
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Benylin 4 Flu Liquid 200ml

SKU : OTCBEN4FLULIQ|PIP-Code : 2069847|EAN : 5010123655662
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Benylin 4 Flu Liquid helps to relieve the symptoms of cold and flu in adults and children over 12 years.
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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 Liquid

Benylin 4 Flu Liquid helps to relieve the symptoms of cold and flu in adults and children over 12 years. It contains:
  • Paracetamol: an analgesic which helps to relieve aches and pains and fever (high temperature).
  • Diphenhydramine: an antihistamine which helps dry secretions and relieve coughing.
  • Pseudoephedrine: a decongestant which helps unblock stuffy noses.
Benylin 4 Flu Liquid comes with a measuring cup for easy and accurate dosing.
Adults and children aged 12 years and over: 
  • Take 20 ml (fill measuring cup to 20 ml mark) up to 4 times a day if necessary.
  • Leave at least 4 hours between doses.
  • Do not take more than 4 times a day.
  • If symptoms persist, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Active Ingredients: Paracetamol 1000mg/20ml, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride 45mg/20ml and Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 25mg/20ml.
  • Other Ingredients: Polyethylene Glycol, Glycerol, Propylene Glycol, Saccharin Sodium, Citric Acid Monohydrate, Sodium Benzoate, Eucalyptol, Menthol, Carmellose Sodium, Sodium Citrate, Ethanol, Quinoline Yellow (E104), Ponceau 4R (E124), Patent Blue V (E131), Flavourings (Honey, Lemon, Cream) and Water.
  • Ponceau 4R (E124) may cause allergic type reactions.
  • This medicine contains 10 vol % of ethanol (alcohol) i.e. up to 400mg per 20ml, which is the same as 40ml of beer or 17ml of wine per 20ml. This can be harmful for those suffering from alcoholism. The ethanol content should be taken into account for pregnant or breastfeeding women, children or high risk groups such as patients with liver disease or epilepsy.
  • This medicine contains sodium (26mg per 20ml). This should be taken into account by patients on a controlled sodium diet.
  • This medicine contains fructose. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars contact your doctor before taking this medicinal product.
  • Benylin 4 Flu Liquid contains soya oil. If you are allergic to peanut or soya, do not use this medicinal product.
Do not take Benylin 4 Flu Liquid:
  • If you are taking any other medicines containing paracetamol or sympathomimetic drugs (stimulants or appetite suppressants and drugs used to treat congestion and asthma) including those that are not taken orally.
  • 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 a 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.
  • Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Benylin 4 Flu Liquid:
  • If you want to give this medicine to a child under 12 years old.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you have kidney or liver problems, including alcoholic liver disease.
  • If you have difficulty passing water (urinary retention).
  • If you have prostate disease.
  • 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 taking any other medicines, including:
    • Antimuscarinic drugs e.g. tricyclic antidepressants (drugs to treat mood disorders) or atropine (used to treat some eye conditions and occasionally bowel conditions).
    • CNS depressants e.g.: hypnotics (sleeping tablets including barbiturates) or minor tranquillisers (drugs used to relax muscles or decrease anxiety) or opioid analgesics (drugs used to relieve
    • pain e.g. codeine, tramadol, morphine) or antipsychotics (drugs used to treat mood disorders).
    • Antihypertensives (drugs used to treat high blood pressure including alpha and beta blockers).
    • 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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