Benylin Children's 6+ Chesty Coughs – 125ml

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Buy Benylin Children’s 6+ Chesty Coughs - 125ml

Benylin Children’s 6+ Chesty Coughs - 125ml is a soothing syrup which is designed to relieve your child’s symptoms of a dry, tickly cough.

The syrup also works to help with congestion and can relieve a runny nose and sneezing. 

The product is suitable for children aged 6-12 years old. 

Benylin Children’s 6+ Chesty Coughs is sugar-free.

 

How Benylin Children’s 6+ Chesty Coughs works

Benylin Children’s 6+ Chesty Coughs contains the active ingredient guaifenesin. Guaifenesin is an expectorant. It works by reducing the amount of mucus and phlegm produced. It makes it easier to breathe and cough up remaining mucus. 

 

Directions

Always take Benylin Children’s 6+ Chesty Coughs exactly as described in the patient information leaflet or as your doctor / Chemist4U pharmacist has told you.

2 x 5ml spoonfuls should be given every 6 hours, up to 4 times a day. No more than 4 doses should be given in the space of 24 hours.

 

Side effects

Like all medicines, Benylin Children’s 6+ Chesty Coughs may cause side effects in some people, but these won’t affect everybody. Common side effects include: 

 

  • Abdominal pain 
  • Diarrhoea 
  • Nausea 
  • Vomiting

 

For more information on potential side effects, refer to the patient information leaflet. If your child experiences any side effects, including any not included in the patient information leaflet, you can report them using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme.

 

Serious side effects

Seek emergency medical attention if you notice any signs of a severe allergic reaction, symptoms of which include swelling of the face and throat, skin rash, breathing difficulties and/or loss of consciousness. 

 

Warnings

Benylin Children’s 6+ Chesty Coughs may be unsuitable for certain people. Do not give this product to your child if they are allergic to any of the ingredients.

Talk to your doctor or Chemist4U pharmacist before giving this medicine to your child if: 

 

  • They suffer from severe kidney or liver problems 
  • Have a persistent cough
  • Have asthma or are suffering from an asthma attack



Using/taking other medicines

You should talk to your GP or pharmacist if your child is taking or has recently taken any other medication, including medication obtained without a prescription. 

Do not give this medication to your child if they are already taking other cough and cold medicines.

 

Age restrictions 

Benylin Children’s 6+ Chesty Coughs is not suitable for children under 6 years old.

 

Storage information

Store below 30°C in a cool, dry place out of sight and reach of children. Do not use after the expiry date, referring to the last day of the month stated on the packaging. Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste.

 

Important information

This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist4U pharmacist before giving this product to your child if they have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If their symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk

If your child suffers from any allergies, ask your doctor or Chemist4U pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.

Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.

Please read the included leaflet carefully before giving this medicine to your child.

Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.

 

Benylin Children's 6+ Chesty Coughs – 125ml Reviews

By Margaret Chan,
March 30, 2021
Great cough medicine for children
By ccarlotte everettCustomer,
March 17, 2020
Work well.

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