Benylin Children's Night Coughs - 125ml - (6 Years +)

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Buy Benylin Children’s Night Coughs - 125ml - (6 Years +)

Benylin Children’s Night Coughs - 125ml - (6 Years +) 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. 

It is suitable for children aged 6-12 years old. This product is sugar-free.

 

How Benylin Children’s Night Coughs works

Benylin Children’s Night Cough contains two active ingredients: diphenhydramine and levomenthol. The active ingredients work together to help relieve a cough and dry a runny nose.

 

Directions

Always take Benylin Children’s Night 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. No more than 4 doses should be given in a 24-hour period.

 

Side effects

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

 

  • Drowsiness
  • Difficulty performing tasks
  • Headaches
  • Upset stomach 
  • Dry mouth 
  • Blurred vision 
  • Thickened mucus
  • Difficulty passing urine

 

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 Night Coughs may be unsuitable for certain people. Do not give this product to your child if they are allergic to any of the ingredients or if:

 

  • They suffer from prostate problems
  • They suffer from or have had closed-angle glaucoma  

 

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

 

  • Suffer from liver or kidney problems 
  • Have difficulty passing water 
  • Have asthma 
  • Have an intolerance to some sugars 



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. 

It is important to speak to a healthcare professional if your child is taking the following medication:

 

  • Tricyclic antidepressants to treat mood disorders 
  • Atropine to treat some eye conditions and occasionally bowel conditions 
  • Barbiturates to help with sleeping 
  • Minor tranquillisers used to relax muscles or decrease anxiety

 

Age restrictions 

This product is suitable for children aged 6-12 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 using this product.

Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.

 

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