Boots Pharmaceuticals Cold & Flu Relief Powders Lemon Flavour - 10 Sachets
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Suitable for: Adults and children of 12 years and over Active ingredients: Paracetamol 650mg
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This medicine contains Paracetamol, an analgesic and antipyretic, to relieve pain and reduce fever. It can be used to relieve the symptoms of colds and flu such as aches and pains and to reduce a fever.
Adults and children of 12 years and over
You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.
How to use
Always read the enclosed leaflet before taking this medicine.
- Check the sachet is not broken before use. If it is, do not take that sachet.
- Empty the contents of one sachet into a beaker or tumbler. Fill with freshly boiled water and stir until dissolved. Allow to cool and then drink the solution.
Adults and children of 12 years and over:
One sachet dissolved in water every 4 hours if you need to. Don't take more than 4 sachets in any 24 hours.
Hazards and Cautions
Contains Paracetamol - Do not take anything else containing paracetamol while taking this medicine.
Talk to a doctor at once if you take too much of this medicine, even if you feel well. This is because too much paracetamol can cause delayed serious liver damage.
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)
- If you have severe kidney or liver problems (including a disease caused by drinking alcohol)
- If you take other medicines - metoclopramide or domperidone (for feeling sick or being sick), colestyramine (for reducing blood fat levels), warfarin or other blood thinners.
- If you are on a low salt (sodium) diet (each sachet contains 140mg of sodium)
- If you are pregnant
Each sachet contains 2.7g sucrose. This should be taken into account if you have diabetes.
Do not give to children under 12 years
Do not take more medicine than the label tells you to
Do not take this medicine for more than 3 days unless your doctor tells you to. If you do not get better, talk to your doctor.
Store in th original pack.
Do not store above 25° C
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
Use by the date on the sachet edge or on the end flap of the carton
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 once:
- Difficulty in breathing, swelling of the face, neck, tongue or throat (severe allergic reactions)
- Very rare cases of serious skin reactions have been reported.
- Other allergic reactions (e.g. skin rash)
- Unusual bruising or infections such as sore throat - this may be a sign of very rare changes in the blood.
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed here. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
- 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.
Active Ingredient: Each 5g sachet of powder for oral solution contains: Paracetamol 650mg
Also contains: sucrose, sodium citrate, citric acid, tartaric acid, sodium cyclamate, ascorbic acid, starch, natural colour (E100), spray dried lemon juice, lemon aroma