Care Pholcodine is a cough medicine that can ease dry, tickly coughs. It helps to reduce the need to cough, helping to ease stubborn coughs that don’t have any phlegm. Ideal for those suffering with a dry cough and looking for fast relief.
A dry cough is a cough that doesn’t contain phlegm and is usually caused by irritation in your airways. A dry cough is often referred to as a tickly cough, as you cough to try to clear the tickly sensation in the back of your throat. Coughs usually clear up within 3 weeks and can be caused by conditions such as:
Care Pholcodine contains the active ingredient pholcodine, which is used to ease dry and irritating coughs. It works on coughs that don’t have phlegm by reducing your desire to cough, reducing irritation and coughs in the process.
Take 1 – 2 x 5ml spoonfuls of Care Pholcodine 3 – 4 times a day. Do not take more than 4 doses in any 24-hour period.
You do not need a prescription for Care Pholcodine, 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.
Care Pholcodine is not suitable for use by children under the age of 12. Do not use this product if you are allergic to pholcodine or any of the other listed ingredients. This medicine can cause drowsiness, do not attempt to drive, or operate tools or machinery unless you are absolutely sure that you are not affected by this product in this way. Do not use Care Pholcodine if you:
Speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using Care Pholcodine if you:
Care Pholcodine should not be taken at the same time as some other medicines, as they could interact. For a list of which medicines should not be taken with this product, please read the patient information leaflet carefully.
Like all medicines, Care Pholcodine 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.
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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