CalCough Children's Syrup Blackcurrant Flavour 1+ 125ml
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Calcough Children's Syrup is a non-drowsy cough syrup, which relieves dry, tickly coughs and sore throats.
Children 5 years and over
You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product
How to use
Please read the enclosed leaflet careflly before use.
Check the cap seal is broken before first use. If it is, do not take this medicine.
For oral use only. Do not give more medicine that the carton (and/or label) tells you to.
Do not overfill the spoon. There is a double-ended spoon in the pack.
Children under 1 year - Do not give to children under 1 year old.
Children 1 year and over and Adults:
Age: Children 1 - 5 years, Dose: One 5 ml spoonful
Age: Children 5 years and over and adults (including the elderly), Dose: Two 5 ml spoonfuls
- Give the dose 3 or 4 times within 24 hours, if needed.
- If your child does not feel better or starts to feel worse, tell your doctor or pharmacist.
You can take this medicine if you are pregnant and breastfeeding
If anyone has taken too much
If anyone has taken too much of this product, contact a doctor or your nearest Accident & Emergency Department (Casualty), taking this pack with you.
If you forget to give the medicine
If you forget a dose, give the next dose when needed. Do not give a double dose.
Hazards and Cautions
Before giving this medicine to your child
This product is suitable for most people, but a few people should not use it. If you are in any doubt you should contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not give your child this medicine:
- If s/he is under 1 year old.
- If s/he is allergic to any of the ingredients.
- If your child has an intolerance to some sugars.
This product contains 2.15 g glucose and 1.7 g sucrose in each 5 ml, which may be harmful to the teeth. If you have been told by your doctor that your child has an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before using this medicine. This should be taken into account in patients with diabetes.
Carbohydrate content of this medicine is 3.4 g per 5 ml.
This medicine is unlikely to cause side-effects unless your child is allergic to the ingredients. If your child experiences any of the following, stop giving the medicine and seek immediate medical help.
See a doctor at once.
Unexplained wheezing or difficulty in breathing, swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat (severe allergic reactions).
Reporting of sides effects:
If you get any side effect, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side-effects no listed on the carton. You can also report side-effects directly via the Yello Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side-effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
Keep the bottle tightly closed.
Do not give this medicine after the expiry date shown on the bottle.
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
- 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 if you suffer from allergies.
Glycerin and Sucrose
Active ingredients: Each 5 ml of medicine are: Glycerin 0.75 ml and Sucrose 1.7 g
Also contains: Citric Acid Monohydrate, Sodium Benzoate (E211), Anthocyanin, Blackcurrant Flavour, Blackcurrant Juice, Liquid Glucose and Purified Water