What is Covonia Night Time Formula?
Covonia Night Time Formula is a form of treatment that works to reduce the symptoms of cough at night time, to help restore normal sleeping patterns. The active ingredients that help to relieve the effects of a cough are:
Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine that can treat the symptoms of an allergic reaction, as well as cold symptoms and also help with sleeping difficulties. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant that also helps to relieve irritation in the throat.
What are the symptoms of a cold?
When someone gets a cold, the effects don’t appear straight away and take some time before becoming their worst. The symptoms that are caused by a cold include:
- A headache
- A blocked, stuffy nose, or a runny nose
- Aches in the muscles
- A Fever
Many treatments will be able to work on relieving several symptoms. Also, not all symptoms will be visible when having a cold. Therefore, finding the right treatment for you is important or getting relief as soon as possible.
Who is this Covonia medicine suitable for?
This Convonia syrup is suitable for adults and children aged 12 and over. Anyone who is allergic to the ingredients contained in the syrup should not use it. It should also not be used if you have or have had any of the following:
- Taken Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
- Taken other antidepressant drugs
- Shortness of breath
- Liver Problems
- A cough that produces phlegm
If you are using medication for any other type of medication, then you should speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist. You should also speak to a doctor if you have:
- Difficulty passing urine
- Prostate trouble
- A blocked intestine
- Heart problems
- A long-term cough
- Prone to allergic reactions
Can someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding use this medicine?
Anyone who is pregnant or breastfeeding should not use this medicine unless they have spoken to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist beforehand.
How should Covonia Night Time Formula be used?
Take 15ml (three 5ml spoonfuls) at bedtime and then repeat after 6 hours if it is needed. Do not exceed the recommended dosage or take with any other cold and flu medication. Avoid any alcoholic drinks when using this medicine.
Are there any side effects?
Like with many types of medication, there is a chance of side effects. Potential side effects include:
- Swelling in the face
- Difficulty breathing
- Sleeping problems
- A headache
- Blurred vision
- Upset stomach
- A rash
If you notice any of these side effects or a side effect that is not listed, then speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist as soon as possible. You can also record any side effect that you notice using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme.
Why do I need to answer questions to buy this product?
You do not need a prescription for Covonia Night Time Formula, 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 Covonia is the best choice for you.
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.
Helpful Advice on Medication Restrictions & Addiction
For further information on our medication restrictions policy, please click here.
If you are concerned about addiction to 'over the counter' medication, we urge you to visit the below links for professional help and advice:
- Dextromethorphan, Diphenhydramine
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