- hyoscine hydrobromide
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Boots Travel Calm Tablets
Information for the user
Boots Travel Calm Tablets
Read all of this leaflet carefully because it contains important information for you.
This medicine is available without prescription to treat minor conditions. However, you still need to take it carefully to get the best results from it.
What this medicine is for
This medicine contains Hyoscine Hydrobromide which belongs to a group of medicines called anticholinergics.
It can be used to prevent and relieve the unpleasant effects of travel sickness.
Before you take this medicine
This medicine can be taken by adults and children aged 3 years and over. However, some people should not take this medicine or should seek the advice of their pharmacist or doctor first.
Do not take:
Talk to your pharmacist or doctor:
Other important information
Driving and using machines: This medicine may cause drowsiness. If affected do not drive or operate machinery.
Do not drink alcohol (e.g. wine, beer, spirits) whilst taking this medicine.
If you take other medicines
Before you take these tablets, make sure that you tell your pharmacist about ANY other medicines you might be using at the same time, particularly the following:
If you are unsure about interactions with any other medicines, talk to your pharmacist. This includes medicines prescribed by your doctor and medicine you have bought for yourself, including herbal and homeopathic remedies.
How to take this medicine
Check the foil is not broken before first use. If it is, do not take that tablet.
Chew or swallow the first tablet (or part tablet) twenty minutes before your journey begins.
Adults and children of 12 years and over: Take one tablet every 6 to 8 hours, if you need to. Don’t take more than 3 tablets in 24 hours.
Children of 7 to 11 years: Give half a tablet every 6 to 8 hours, if you need to. Don’t give more than 3 half tablets in 24 hours.
Children of 3 to 6 years: Give a quarter of a tablet every 6 to 8 hours, if you need to. Don’t give more than 3 quarter tablets in 24 hours.
Do not give to children under 3 years.
Do not take more than the amount recommended above.
If you take too many tablets: Talk to your doctor or go to the nearest hospital casualty department. Take the medicine and this leaflet with you.
Possible side effects
Most people will not have problems, but some may get some of these:
Reporting of side effects
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. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
How to store this medicine
Keep this medicine in a safe place out of the sight and reach of children, preferably in a locked cupboard.
Use by the date on the end flap of the carton.
Do not store above 30°C.
What is in this medicine
Each tablet contains Hyoscine Hydrobromide 0.3 mg, which is the active ingredient.
As well as the active ingredient, the tablets also contain glucose, stearic acid, magnesium stearate.
The pack contains 12 round white tablets. The tablets are scored on one side into a cross shape so that it can be broken into quarters.
Who makes this medicine
Manufactured for the Marketing Authorisation holder
Leaflet prepared January 2015
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Product name: Boots Travel Calm Tablets
Reference number: 00014/5369
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