Beechams Powders - 20 powders

Cookies on our site

We use cookies to provide you with the best experience on our site. If you continue shopping with us we'll assume that you're happy to receive cookies. Find out more about cookies x

WebMD Link

  Can't find country?

Please note that changing your country whilst shopping will remove all items from your basket.


Product description

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

Unfortunately, next day home delivery is unavailable for this product.

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

We need to ensure that this medicine is suitable for the person it is intended for. Therefore a Boots pharmacist may be required to contact you by phone to find out some additional information. If they are unable to speak to you when required your order may be delayed or the pharmacy medicine part of your order cancelled.

Please ensure your contact details are correct before ordering this medicine.

Beechams Powders are specially formulated for fast and effective relief from cold & flu symptoms. These symptoms include:

  • Headache
  • Feverishness
  • Aches and pains


The powder also provides relief from mild to moderate pain including:
  • Migraine
  • neuralgia
  • toothache
  • sore throat pain
  • period pain
  • rheumatic pain
  • muscular aches and pains

The powder contains two active ingrediants.Asprin belongs to a family of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).This group of medicine relieves pain, reduces inflammation and lowers temperature when you have a fever. Caffeine acts as a mild stimulant.

How to Use

How to take Beechams Powders:

Mix the powder with a little water and stir before drinking.

Adults and children 16 years and over:

  • One powder to be taken every three to four hours as needed
  • Do not take more than six powders in 24 hours

If your symptoms persist, see your doctor

Hazards and Cautions

Do not take Beechams Powders:

  • if you are allergic to aspirin, caffeine or any of the other ingredients
  • if you have ever had a stomach ulcer, perforation or bleeding of the stomach
  • if you have blood clotting disorders (haemophilia)
  • If you are under 16 years

Ask your doctor before you take this medicine:

  • if you are pregnant or breast feeding
  • if you suffer from asthma, allergic disease, kidney or liver problems
  • if you are taking any prescribed medicines, particularly methotrexate,blood thinning drugs (anticoagulants), oral hypoglycaemics (to lower the blood glucose) or medicines for treating gout
  • If you have been told by your doctor you have an intolerance to some sugars

Take special care with Beechams powders

There is a possible association between aspirin and Reys's syndrome when given to children under 16 years. Reye's syndrome is a very rare disease which affects the brain and liver and can be fatal

Possible side effects

Aspirin can cause asthma attacks, tightening of the chest or other allergic reactions. People with sensitive stomachs may suffer stomach irritation and may experience bleeding (you may pass blood in your stools or vomit blood or dark particles that look like coffee grounds)

If you do get any side effects, even those not mentioned, tell your doctor or pharmacist.

If you take more than the recommended dose contact your doctor

Keep out of the reach and sight of children

Do not use this medicine after the 'EXP' date shown on the pack

Store below 25°c in a dry place



Age Restriction

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


  • 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.

Suitable For

adults and children over 16 years of age.


Lactose, Maize Starch, Collodial Anyhydrous Silica, Sodium Lauryl Sulphate, Saccharin Sodium, Sodium Cyclamate and spice flavour.For further information about lactose please see the 'check before you take beechams powders' section.

(Each powder contains 0.1 g of carbohydrate.)

Patient information leaflet

Shopping with us

However you like to shop we've got you covered, from placing an order in-store or by phone to shopping online and through our app.

Discover No7's latest innovation

Discover our first serum clinically proven to reduce the look of wrinkles, firm skin and even skin tone

Save for later

Beechams Powders - 20 powders


5.0 out of 5 based on 2 user reviews Cold & flu pain relief

£3.99 or 399 points

20 SAC £2.00 per 10SAC


Collect in store

Home delivery

    Check store availability

Beechams Powders for cold and flu and rheumatic pain. Each powder sachet contains Aspirin 600mg and Caffeine 50mg.

When sold by Boots this product needs to be checked by our pharmacist. To ensure that it is appropriate for you to buy we will ask you to complete a questionnaire with a few simple questions.

Pharmacy Product

When sold by Boots this product needs to be checked by our pharmacist. To ensure that it is appropriate for you to buy we will ask you to complete a questionnaire with a few simple questions.

See details below, always read the label

Suitable For

adults and children over 16 years of age.

Active ingredients

Aspirin ,Caffeine

Collect 12 points with this purchase

  • Our partner sites

  • Boots WebMD Macmillan