Boots Pharmaceuticals Chesty Cough Relief 100mg/5ml Oral Solution - 240ml

£5.49
240 ML | £2.29 per 100ML
3007340

Soothes and relieves chesty coughs.See details below, always read the label.
Suitable for:
Adults and children of 12 years and over
Active ingredient:Guaifenesin

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This Medicine is sold by BOOTS UK LIMITED at the professional discretion of a Boots pharmacist.

Please note that you must be in to sign for this delivery.

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.

 

Age Restriction

You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.

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.

Adults and children of 12 years and over: Take two 5ml spoonfuls every four hours, up to 4 times a day.

The 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 you coughing

Talk to your doctor:
  • If you have a long term cough or asthma, (do not take this medicine if you are wheezing or if you are having an asthma attack)

Other important information: This medicine may intefere with the results of some urine tests. If you are having any urine tests - tell the doctor or hospital staff that you are taking this medicine.

Do not give to children under 12 years.

Do not exceed the stated dose.

If a cough lasts for 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 take this medicine

Do not take:

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

Talk to your doctor:

  • If you have a 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

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.

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 this medicine. See a doctor at once:

  • Difficulty in breathing, swelling of the face, neck, tongue or throat (severe allergic reactions)

If you get any of the following side effects see your pharmacist or doctor:

  • Other allergic reactions (e.g. skin rash, red itchy skin)