Benylin Mucus Cough Plus Decongestant Syrup 100ml

SKU : OTCBENMUCDEC PIP-Code : 3565660 EAN : 3574660572971
Benylin Mucus Cough Plus Decongestant Syrup helps to relieve chesty coughs, clear the stuffy, blocked up feeling in the nose and sinuses and reduce catarrh in adults and children aged 12 years and over.
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Description

Benylin Mucus Cough Plus Decongestant Syrup

Benylin Mucus Cough Plus Decongestant Syrup helps to relieve chesty coughs, clear the stuffy, blocked up feeling in the nose and sinuses and reduce catarrh in adults and children aged 12 years and over. It contains pseudoephedrine hydrochloride, a decongestant that relieves nasal and sinus congestion and guaifenesin, an expectorant that helps to loosen the mucus in your throat and chest.

Benylin Mucus Cough Plus Decongestant Syrup is supplied with a double-ended spoon for quick, accurate dosing.  

Directions

For oral use only. Always shake the bottle thoroughly before use.

Adults and children aged 12 years and over:
  • 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.

Ingredients

  • Active Ingredients (per 5ml): Guaifenesin 100mg and pseudoephedrine hydrochloride 30mg.
  • Other Ingredients: Sucrose, glycerol, methyl hydroxybenzoate (E218), propyl hydroxybenzoate (E216), ethanol (alcohol), Ponceau 4R (E124), flavouring (wild cherry and menthol), Sunset Yellow (E110) and purified water. 

Cautions

  • Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Each 5ml of Benylin Mucus Cough Plus Decongestant Syrup contains 3g of sucrose. This may be harmful to your teeth. 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.
  • Benylin Mucus Cough Plus Decongestant Syrup contains 5% v/v ethanol (alcohol), which is up to 190mg per 5ml, equal to 5ml beer or 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.
  • Methyl hydroxybenzoate and propyl hydroxybenzoate may cause allergic reactions such as skin rash; this may happen after a few days.
  • The colourings Ponceau 4R (E124) and Sunset Yellow (E110) in this medicine may cause allergic reactions.
Do not use Benylin Mucus Cough Plus Decongestant Syrup:
  • If you have ever had a bad reaction (e.g. rash, swelling of face and throat, difficulty breathing) to any of the ingredients.
  • If you have very high blood pressure or severe heart disease.
  • If you are taking, or have taken in the last two weeks, drugs for depression known as Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs).
  • 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 emphysema.
  • If you have alcohol dependence.
  • If you are taking any other cough and cold medicine.
  • For a child under 12 years old.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Benylin Mucus Cough Plus Decongestant Syrup:
  • 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 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 taking any other medicines, including:
    • 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).

Patient Information

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