The day-time capsules contain three active ingredients. Paracetamol is a painkiller and reduces your temperature when you have a fever. Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride unblocks your nose and sinuses helping you to breathe more easily. Pholcodine is a cough suppressant that helps relieve dry or tickly coughs.
The night-time capsules also contain three active ingredients, Paracetamol is a painkiller which reduces your temperature when you have a fever. Promethazine hydrochloride is an antihistamine which dries up a runny nose and aids restful sleep. Dextromethorphan hydrobromide is a cough suppressant that helps relieve dry or tickly coughs.
18 yellow/orange (day time) capsules each containing: paracetamol 5mg, pseudoephedrine hydrochloride 3mg and pholcodine 5mg. Also includes colour E129. 6 green/white (night time) capsule each containing: paracetamol 5mg, promethazine hydrochloride 1mg, dextromethorphan hydrobromide 7.5mg.
Adults and children aged 12 years and over: day time dosage - 2 yellow/orange capsules, to be taken with a drink of water, every 4 hours, up to a maximum of 3 doses throughout the day, if needed. Night time dosage - 2 green/white capsules to be taken with a drink of water at bedtime.
This medicine is used to relieve the symptoms of colds, flu and allergies including runny nose, watery eyes, nasal congestion and blocked sinuses. Take this medicine to fight against symptoms of flu and cold.
Do not take this medicine if you have very high blood pressure or severe heart disease. If you have ever had a bad reaction to any of the ingredients, if you are taking, or have taken in the last two weeks, drugs for depression known as Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs). Do not take this medicine if you are taking furazolidone (an antibacterial agent). If any of these apply to you, get advice from a doctor or pharmacist without taking Multi-Action Actifed Tablets.
If you are not sure about any of the medicines you are taking, show the bottle or pack to your doctor.
You do not require a prescription to purchase Day and Night Nurse. However, you will be asked a number of medical questions to allow our pharmacist to check that the product is suitable for your needs.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
This medicine may cause drowsiness. If affected, do not drive or operate machinery. Avoid alcoholic drink. Some of the ingredients can cause problems.
This medicine contains lactose. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
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