What is Bronchostop Cough Syrup?
Bronchostop Cough Syrup is a herbal remedy for dry or chesty coughs, based on traditional use. It’s perfect for adults and children over 12 who are looking for a natural way to ease their cough, especially if you’re unsure what type of cough you have. Whether you have a dry, tickly cough or a chesty, mucus cough, Bronchostop could be the ideal herbal remedy for you and your family.
Why do I have a cough?
There are lots of reasons why you may have a cough, it’s a symptom of many common illnesses such as colds, acid reflux, bronchitis, and hay fever or other allergies. A cough usually isn’t anything to worry about and will clear up by itself within a couple of weeks. Cough syrups can help to ease your cough by soothing your throat, helping you to cough less until it’s cleared up altogether.
How will Bronchostop Syrup help to ease my cough?
Bronchostop Syrup contains two herbal ingredients which work together to ease coughs, based on traditional use. The first of these natural ingredients is marshmallow root, which is thought to soothe a cough by coating your throat, which may ease irritation in the area. The second of these herbal ingredients is thyme, which may help to reduce inflammation in your throat, helping to reduce your cough.
Is Bronchostop Cough Syrup suitable for kids?
Bronchostop Cough Syrup should not be taken by kids under the age of 12. If you’re looking for a natural way to ease your child’s cough, why not try Bronchostop Junior? This cough medicine can be taken by children aged 1 - 12 and has a delicious strawberry flavour that’s perfect for even the fussiest kids.
Can I take this product if I’m pregnant or breastfeeding?
You should not take Bronchostop Cough Syrup if you’re pregnant or breastfeeding. If you’re suffering from an annoying cough during these times ask your doctor or pharmacist to recommend a more suitable treatment for you.
How to take this cough mixture
Use the measuring cup provided to measure out a 15ml dose of Bronchostop Syrup. Take one 15ml dose every 4 hours, 4 times a day. If necessary, you can take a maximum of 6 doses a day, but you should begin by taking 4 doses a day and only increase to 6 if needed. Do not ever take more than 90ml of this product a day. You can swallow this cough mixture on its own or dilute it in water or warm (not hot) tea and drink the solution.
When should this product not be used?
Bronchostop Cough Syrup is not suitable for use in children under the age of 12. Do not take this product if you are allergic to marshmallow root, thyme or other plants from the Lamiaceae family, such as basil, rosemary, or sage, or any of the other listed ingredients. Speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product if you are taking any other medications, including herbal remedies and medicines obtained without a prescription.
Does Bronchostop Cough Syrup have any side effects?
Like all medications, Bronchostop Cough Syrup can have side effects, although not everyone will experience them. If you experience any of the following side effects you may be experiencing a severe allergic reaction and should seek immediate medical assistance:
- Swelling of the lips, tongue, face, or throat
- Difficulty swallowing or breathing
- Skin rash
Other side effects you may experience while taking this product include stomach disorders. If you experience these or any other side effects while taking this product, stop taking this product and speak to your doctor or pharmacist right away. For more information about reporting the side effects of medication, please see the MHRA’s Yellow Card Scheme.
How to store this product
Store in a cool, dry place which is below 25 degrees C. Store in original packaging to protect the contents from light. Do not use if the expiry date printed on the original packaging has passed. Once opened use within 4 weeks. Keep out of sight and reach of children.
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
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- Marshmallow Root, Thyme Extract
What Buttercup Bronchostop Cough Syrup contains: 15 ml of oral syrup (16.7 g) contains the active substances: 120 mg of extract (as dry extract) from Thyme herb (Thymus vulgaris L. and Thymus zygis L.,herb) (DER 7-13:1) Extraction solvent: water. 830 mg of extract (as liquid extract) from Marshmallow root (Althaea ocinalis L.) (DER 12-14:1) Extraction solvent: water.
The other ingredients are: Maltodextrin, Acacia (E414), Xylitol (E967), Methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218), Raspberry juice concentrate, Xanthan gum, Citric acid monohydrate, Propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216), Raspberry aroma flavouring (synthetic and natural flavourings, propylene glycol (E1520)), Purified water.
Best medicines for dry, chesty, tickly or mucus coughs
Is this syrup suitable for vegetarians?
BronchoStop Cough Syrup is suitable for vegetarians, but not vegans, as it contains beeswax
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