Covonia chesty cough - 180ml
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How to use
Shake the bottle
Take the solution by mouth.
Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years: Take 1 - or 2 x 5ml spoonfuls every 4 hours in required.
Children 5 - 12 years: take 1 x 5ml spoonful every 4 hours as required.
Do not give to children under 5 years unless your doctor tells you to.
DO NOT EXCEED THE STATED DOSE.
Hazards and Cautions
Before you use these medicines
Do not use the medicine if you have
An allergy to any of the ingredients
Any type of heart complaint
Talk to your doctor if you are taking
Carbenoxolene for a stomach ulcer
Medicines which help remove fluids from the body (e.g. water tablets)
Pregnant or breastfeeding
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using this medicine if you are pregnant, might be pregnant or are breast feeding
Possible side effects
Like all medicines Covonia Chesty couch mixture mentholated can have side effects, although these don't affect everyone.
Possible side effects are:
Allergic reactions such as dermatitis, skin rash, flushing and itchy lumps
High sodium salt and water levels within the body.
Low blood potassium levels within the body
Unbalance potassium and sodium levels may produce side effects of muscle weakness, confusion, disorientation and irregular heartbeat.
If you accidently take too much see a doctor straight away. Take the pack with you to show what medicine you have swallowed.
Do not use after the expiry date
Return unused medicines to the pharmacy for disposal.
If symptoms persist or worsen consult your doctor
Do not store above 25°C
Keep out of the reach and sight of children
Ethanol, sucrose, glucose, glycerol(E422), sodium parahydroxybenzoates(E215,E219).
Important ingredient information
Contains 7.7 vol% ethanol (alcohol) i.e. up to 600mg per 10 ml dose, equivalent to 15ml beet or6ml wine per dose. Harmful for those suffering from alcoholism. To be taken in to account in children, pregnant women and high risk groups such as patients with liver disease or epilepsy.
It contains glucose and sucrose. Each 5ml contains 1.53mg sucrose. To be taken into account in patients with diabetes. If you have been told by your doctor that you have intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
It contains sodium methyl, sodium ethyl and sodium propyl parahydroxybenzoates (E215, E210) which may cause allergic reactions (possibly delayed).