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Boots Chesty Cough Relief 100mg/5ml Oral Solution
Chesty Cough Relief 100 mg/5 ml Oral Solution
Deep penetrating relief
Non – Drowsy
150 ml, 240 ml
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This medicine contains Guaifenesin, which belongs to a group of medicines called expectorants, which act to loosen and relieve phlegm on the chest.
It can be used to relieve chesty coughs without causing drowsiness.
Other important information: This medicine may interfere with the results of some urine tests. If you are having any urine tests, tell the doctor or hospital staff that you are taking this medicine.
This medicine contains less than 1 mmol sodium (23 mg) per 5 ml, that is to say essentially 'sodium-free'. This medicine contains 1.8 g of liquid sugar (sucrose) per 5ml. This should be taken into account if you have diabetes. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
This medicine contains glycerol which may cause headache, stomach upset anddiarrhoea.
Check the seal is not broken before first use. If it is, do not take the medicine.
Adults and children of 12 years and over: Take two 5 ml spoonfuls every four hours, up to 4 times a day
This medicine should be swallowed.
Do not give to children under 12 years.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
If a cough lasts for more than 5 days, or comes back, stop taking this medicine and talk to a pharmacist or doctor.
If symptoms do not go away talk to your doctor.
If you take too much: Talk to a pharmacist or doctor.
Most people will not have problems, but some may get some.
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed on this carton. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard or search for MHRA Yellow Card in the google Play or Apple App Store. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
Do not store above 25°C.
Do not refrigerate or freeze.
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
Use by the date on the end flap of the carton or on the label edge.
Each 5 ml of oral solution contains Guaifenesin 100 mg.
Also contains: purified water, liquid sugar (sucrose), glycerol (E422), citric acid, sodium citrate, hyetellose, potassium sorbate (E202), acesulfame potassium, flavours (cream, blackcurrant, menthol).
Text prepared 05/2023
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