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Boots Children’s Allergy Relief Antihistamine 2 mg/5 ml Syrup (Chlorphenamine Maleate)
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.
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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.
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Boots Children’s Allergy Relief Antihistamine 2mg/5ml Syrup contains an antihistamine which relieves itching and redness of the skin and swelling associated with allergies, insect bites, hayfever and other allergic conditions including reactions to food and medicines and year round sneezing and runny nose.
Children of 1 year and over and adults.
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 give the medicine.
Always use the syringe supplied with the pack. The syringe can be used to measure 2.5ml or 5ml by drawing the liquid to the correct mark on the syringe.
Give this medicine to your child to swallow.
Children of 12 to 23 months: 2.5ml up to 2 times in 24 hours, if you need to.
Children of 2 to 5 years: 2.5ml up to 6 times in 24 hours, if you need to.
Children of 6 to 11 years: 5ml up to 6 times in 24 hours, if you need to.
Children of 12 years and over, and adults: 10ml up to 6 times in 24 hours, if you need to.
Don't give more often than every 4 to 6 hours
Do not give to children under 1 year.
Do not give more than the amount recommended above.
Directions for using the syringe
Push the syringe firmly into the plug (hole) in the neck of the bottle.
To fill the syringe, turn the bottle upside down. Whilst holding the syringe in place, gently pull the plunger down drawing the medicine to the correct mark (2.5 ml or 5 ml) on the syringe.
Turn the bottle the right way up, and then gently twist the syringe to remove from the bottle plug.
Place the end of the syringe into the child's mouth, normally to the side of the mouth between the gums and cheek. Press the plunger down to slowly and gently release the medicine.
If the above instructions advise you to give more than 5 ml of the medicine, repeat steps 1-4 to give your child the correct amount of medicine.
After use replace the cap on the top of the bottle tightly. Wash the syringe in warm water and allow to dry.
Hazards and Cautions
Before you give this medicine:
Information for people with diabetes:
- This medicine contains 1g maltitol per 5ml. This provides 2 kcal.
- Warning: May cause drowsiness. If affected do not drive or operate machinery. Avoid alcoholic drink.
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
Use by the date on the end flap of the carton.
- 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 Ingredients: Each 5ml or oral solution contains Chlorphenamine Maleate 2 mg
Other ingredients: Purified water, Glycerol (E422), Malitol liquid (E965), Citric acid monohydrate, Sodium benzoate (E211), Mint flavour (containing Ethanol 0.2 vol %).