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Multi-Action Actifed Chesty Coughs 100ml

SKU : OTCACTEXP|PIP-Code : 0074815|EAN : 5010123708283
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Multi-Action Actifed Chesty Coughs relieves the symptoms of colds and flu including runny nose, watery eyes, nasal congestion, blocked sinuses and a chesty cough.
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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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Multi-Action Actifed Chesty Coughs

Multi-Action Actifed Chesty Coughs relieves the symptoms of colds and flu including runny nose, watery eyes, nasal congestion, blocked sinuses and a chesty cough in adults and children aged 12 years and over. It contains three active ingredients:
  • Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride: a decongestant that relieves nasal and sinus congestion.
  • Triprolidine hydrochloride: an antihistamine that helps stop sneezing, runny nose and watery eyes.
  • Guaifenesin: an expectorant that helps to loosen the mucus in your throat and chest. 
Adults and children aged 12 years and over:
  • Take two large 5ml spoonfuls every 4-6 hours, up to 4 times a day.
  • Leave at least 4 hours between doses.
  • Do not give more than 4 doses in 24 hours.
  • If symptoms persist talk to your doctor.
  • Active Ingredients: Each 5ml contains Guaifenesin 100mg, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride 30mg and Triprolidine Hydrochloride 1.25mg.
  • Other Ingredients: Sorbitol Solution, Sucrose, Sodium Benzoate (E211), Methyl Hydroxybenzoate (E218), Sunset Yellow (E110), Alcohol, Flavouring FC 900853, Menthol and Purified Water.
  • This medicine may cause drowsiness. If affected, do not drive or operate machinery. Avoid alcoholic drink
  • Each 5ml of this medicine contains 2.5g of sucrose. This should be taken into account in patients with diabetes mellitus. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • This medicine contains 7% v/v ethanol (alcohol), which is up to 270mg per 5ml, equal to 7ml beer or 3ml 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 and epilepsy.
  • Methyl hydroxybenzoate (E218) may cause allergic reactions such as skin rash; this may happen after a few days.
  • The colouring in this medicine may cause allergic reactions.
Do not use this Multi-Action Actifed Chesty Coughs:
  • If you have very high blood pressure or severe heart disease.
  • If you have ever had a bad reaction to any of the ingredients or acrivastine (used to treat allergies and hayfever).
  • If you are taking, or have taken in the last two weeks, drugs for depression known as Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs).
  • If you are taking any other cough and cold medicine.
  • For children under 12 years old.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Multi-Action Actifed Chesty Coughs:
  • If you have liver or kidney problems.
  • If you have high blood pressure or heart disease.
  • If you have diabetes or have been diagnosed with an intolerance to some sugars.
  • If you have had a cough for a few weeks, or a cough which brings up any blood or a lot of mucus that may be caused by asthma or other serious breathing difficulties.
  • If you are taking alcohol.
  • If you have an overactive thyroid gland.
  • If you have glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye).
  • If you have prostate problems (difficulty with passing water or needing to pass water often).
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicines, including:
    • Sedatives (drugs used to treat anxiety and tension).
    • Antihypertensives (drugs used to treat high blood pressure such as guanethidine, methyldopa, alpha and beta blockers, debrisoquine, bretylium and betanidine).
    • Sympathomimetic drugs (stimulants or appetite suppressants and drugs used to treat congestion and asthma).
    • Tricyclic antidepressants (used to treat mood disorders).
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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