Codeine Linctus is a cough syrup that helps to ease dry, tickly coughs. It reduces the urge to cough, leaving you feeling free from irritation caused by a persistent cough. Ideal for those suffering with a dry cough and looking for an effective solution. Codeine Linctus is also available in a sugar free syrup.
A dry or tickly cough is a cough that doesn’t have any mucous in it. Irritation in your airways creates the tickly feeling that makes you want to cough, and this will usually pass within a couple of weeks. Some of the most common causes of coughs include:
Codeine Linctus contains 15mg of the active ingredient codeine phosphate in each dose. Codeine is a painkiller which can also be used to ease dry, tickly coughs by soothing your throat. It works by changing the way your body responds to irritation or itching, reducing the urge to cough and stopping the cough at its source. Stopping the cough gives your throat the time to repair itself, helping you to lose that cough more quickly.
Take 1 x 5ml spoonful up to 4 times a day. Leave at least 4 hours between each dose and do not take more than 4 doses within any 24-hour period. Do not take more than the recommended dose.
You do not need a prescription for Codeine Linctus, however you will be asked to complete a short medical questionnaire by your Chemist-4-U pharmacist before we can take your order. This includes some simple questions that all pharmacies legally are required to ask before supplying this kind of product. This helps our pharmacy team to be sure that this product is the best choice for you.
A maximum of one bottle will be supplied with each purchase, multiple purchases made within a short space of time will be rejected. This is because codeine linctus should only be used for a short period of time, as taking codeine over a prolonged period of time can be habit forming. If you find that you need to use Codeine Linctus for a prolonged period, speak to your doctor for advice.
Codeine Linctus is not suitable for use by children under the age of 18. Do not use this product if you are allergic to codeine, morphine, or any of the other listed ingredients. This medicine can cause drowsiness or dizziness, do not attempt to drive or use tools or machinery until you are sure that you are not affected by this medicine in this way. Do not use Codeine Linctus if you:
Speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacies before using this product if you:
Codeine Linctus should not be taken at the same time as some other medicines, as they may interact. For a list of which medicines you should not use with this product, please read the patient information leaflet carefully.
Like all medicines, Codeine Linctus can have side effects, although not everyone will experience them. These side effects include:
If you experience these or any other side effects while using this product, stop use and speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist right away.
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.
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Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
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