Benylin Children's Night Coughs 125ml

SKU : OTCBENNIGHTCOUGH PIP-Code : 2416246 EAN : 5010123667740
Benylin Children's Night Coughs relieves the symptoms of cough and congestion in children aged 6 to 12 years.
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Benylin Children's Night Coughs

Benylin Children's Night Coughs relieves the symptoms of cough and congestion in children aged 6 to 12 years. It can also be used to help relieve runny noses and sneezing associated with hayfever and other allergies. It contains:
  • Diphenhydramine hydrochloride: An antihistamine that helps relieve coughing and dry secretions in the nose and chest.
  • Levomenthol which helps you breathe more easily by relieving congestion.
Benylin Children's Night Cough is raspberry flavoured and is sugar and colour free. 


  • Children 6 to 12 years: Two 5ml spoonfuls every 6 hours. Do not give more than 4 doses in 24 hours.
Do not use for more than 5 days without the advice of a doctor. If symptoms persist or worsen, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.


  • Active Ingredients: Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 7mG per 5ml and Levomenthol 0.55mg per 5ml.
  • Other Ingredients: Sorbitol Solution, Glycerol, Ethanol, Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose, Sodium Citrate, Citric Acid Monohydrate, Sodium Benzoate (E211), Sodium Saccharin, Raspberry Essence and Purified Water.


  • Do not use to sedate a child.
  • This product can make some people feel drowsy, dizzy or have blurred vision. Make sure that your child is not affected if he or she is going to do anything where they need to be alert. Be especially careful if the child is taking another medicine which may also cause drowsiness.
  • If an older child or adult is taking the medicine remember that this product may cause drowsiness, dizziness or blurred vision. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are affected. Avoid alcoholic drink.
  • This medicine contains sorbitol 70% (non crystalline). If you have been told by your doctor that your child has an intolerance to some sugars contact your doctor before taking this medicinal product.
  • This medicinal product contains 5 vol % ethanol (alcohol), i.e. up to 200 mg per 5ml, equivalent to 5ml beer, 2ml wine per 5ml. This can be harmful for those suffering from alcoholism. To be taken into account in pregnant or breastfeeding women, children and high-risk groups such as patients with liver disease or epilepsy.
  • This medicinal product contains 16.47mg sodium per 5ml. To be taken in consideration by patients on a controlled sodium diet.
Do not give Benylin Children's Night Coughs to your child:
  • If s/he has ever had a bad reaction to this product or any of the ingredients.
  • If he suffers from prostate problems (difficulty with passing water or needing to pass water often).
  • If s/he suffers from or has had closed angle glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye).
  • If s/he is taking, or has taken in the last two weeks, drugs for depression known as Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs).
  • If s/he is taking any other cough and cold medicine.
  • If s/he is aged under 6 years old.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before giving Benylin Children's Night Coughs:
  • If your child suffers from liver or kidney problems.
  • If your child has difficulty passing water (urinary retention).
  • If your child has a persistent cough such as occurs with asthma, has asthma, is suffering from an asthma attack or a cough that produces a lot of mucus (phlegm).
  • If your child is taking any other medicines containing codeine (sometimes used as a pain killer).
  • If you have been told by your doctor that your child has an intolerance to some sugars.
  • If your child is taking any other medicines, including:
  • Antimuscarinic / anticholinergic drugs e.g. tricyclic antidepressants (drugs to treat mood disorders) and atropine (used to treat some eye conditions and occasionally bowel conditions).
  • CNS depressants e.g. barbiturates (a kind of sleeping tablet), minor tranquillisers (drugs used to relax muscles or decrease anxiety), opioid analgesics (drugs used to relieve pain e.g. codeine, tramadol, morphine) and antipsychotics (drugs used to treat mood disorders).
The following advice is included in case an older child or adult is taking Benylin Children's Night Coughs:
  • Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

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