Boots Chesty Cough Relief 100mg/5ml Oral Solution (150ml)

£3.79
100 MG
3007332

Boots Chesty Cough Relief soothes and relieves chesty coughs. Non drowsy. Each 5ml of oral solution contains Guaifenesin 100mg.
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This Medicine is sold by BOOTS UK LIMITED at the professional discretion of a Boots pharmacist.

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What this medicine is for.

This medicine contains Guaifenesin, which belongs to a group of medicines called expectorants, which act to loosen and relieve phlegm on the chest. It can be used to relieve chesty coughs without causing drowsiness.

Suitable for

Adults and children of 12 years and over.

How to use

Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.

Check the seal is not broken before first use. If it is, do not take the medicine.

Age: Adults and children of 12 years and over.
How much to take: Two 5ml spoonfuls.
How often to take: Every four hours, up to 4 times a day.

This medicine should be swallowed.
Do not take:

  • If you are allergic to any of the ingredients in this medicine
  • If you are taking any other medicines to stop coughing
  • If you have an intolerance to some sugars, unless your doctor tells you to (this medicine contains Sucrose
Talk to your doctor

  • If you have long term cough or asthma, (do not take this medicine if you are wheezing or if you are having an asthma attack)
Talk to your pharmacist or doctor
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding
Other important information: This medicine may intefere with the results of some urine tests, tell the doctor or hospital staff that you are taking this medicine.
Do not give to children under 12 years.
Do not take more than the amount recommended above.

If your cough lasts more than 5 days, or comes back, stop taking this medicine and talk to a pharmacist or doctor.

If symptoms do not go away talk to your doctor.

If you take too much: Talk to a pharmacist or doctor.

Hazards and Cautions

Before you use this medicine
Do not take:

  • If you are allergic to any of the ingredients in this medicine
  • If you have an intolerance to some sugars, unless your doctor tells you to (this medicine contains sucrose).
Talk to your pharmacist or doctor:

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Information about some of the ingredients: This medicines contains 1.8g of sucrose per 5ml spoonful. This should be taken into account if you have diabetes. Glycerol may cause headache, stomach upset and diarrhoea.

Possible side effects

Most people will not have problems but some may get some.

If you get any of these serious side effects, stop taking the medicine. See a doctor at one:

  • Difficulty in breathing, swelling of the face, neck, tongue or throat (severe allergic reactions).
These other effects are less serious. If they bother you talk to a pharmacist:
  • Other allergic reactions (e.g. skin rash, red itchy skin).
  • Feeling sick, being sick, stomach discomfort.
If any side effect becomes severe, or you notice any side effect not listed here, please tell your pharmacist or doctor.
How to store this medicine

Do not store above 25 °C.
Do not refrigerate or freeze.
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
Use by the date on the end flap of the carton or on the label edge.

Precautions

  • This is a medicine; Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist.

  • Seek advice before using if you are breast feeding, pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or suffer from allergies.

  • Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.

Ingredients

Also contains: purified water, liquid sugar (sucrose), glycerol (E422), citric acid, sodium citrate, hyetellose, potassium sorbate (E201), acesulfame potassium, flavours (cream, blackcurrant, menthol).

Information about some of the ingredients: This medicine contains 1.8g of sucrose per 5ml spoonful. This should be taken into account if you have diabetes.

Glycerol may cause headache, stomach upset and diarrhoea.

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