What is Benylin Mucus Cough & Cold All In One Relief?
This Benylin treatment is a solution for a mucus cough that will reduce a cough and relieve nose problems and clear mucus in the throat, chest, and nose. It works thanks to the active ingredients contained in the tablets, which are:
Paracetamol is a painkiller that is found is a wide range of treatments that also serve as a treatment for a fever. Guaifenesin is an expectorant, which loosens the mucus that is trapped in the airway, helping to clear it. Phenylephrine is a decongestant that will thin the blood vessels affected by the illness.
What causes a mucus cough?
A mucus cough is often caused by an illness, such as a cold or the flu. A cough is a symptom of the condition and is caused by mucus getting caught in the throat and chest. Other common symptoms include a headache, a blocked or a runny nose, and sneezing.
Who are these tablets suitable for?
These Benylin tablets are suitable to be used by adults and children aged 12 and over. Anyone who is allergic to any of the ingredients contained in the tablets should not use them. These tablets should also not be used if you have or have had any of the following:
- A serious heart condition
- High blood pressure
- An overactive thyroid
- Difficulty passing urine
- Taking antidepressants Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs), or take them in the last 14 days
- Taking beta-blocking drugs
- Taking any other decongestant drugs
- Using cough suppressants
If you are taking medication for any other condition, speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using these Benylin tablets.
Can someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding use these tablets?
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, then do not use these tablets.
How should Benylin Mucus Cough & Cold All In One Relief be used?
Take two tablets every four hours. Do not take more than eight tablets in a day. If symptoms do not improve, then speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist.
Are there any side effects?
Because it is a medicine, there is a chance of side effects. Potential side effects include:
- A skin rash
- An upset stomach
- A change in a heartbeat
- A rise in body temperature
- A rise in blood pressure with a headache
If you notice any side effect, then speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist as soon as possible. You can also record any side effect that you discover using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your 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 you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our 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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