Product features

  • Helps to relieve coughs and allergies

Product description

Benylin Childrens Dry Cough Syrup helps to relieve coughs and allergies. The active ingredient diphenhydramine which is an antihistamine, helps coughs and dries the nose and chest. The levomenthol is a decongestant that helps you breathe easier. The medicine is for use in children aged 6-12 years. Always read the label.

  • Specifications

    125ml suspension

  • Suitable for

    Those aged 6-12 years old

  • Warnings and cautions

    Do not give your child this medicine

    • If s/he has ever had a bad reaction to this product or any of the ingredients.
    • If s/he is taking any other cough and cold medicine.
    • If your child is taking, or has taken in the last two weeks, drugs for depression known as Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
    • If s/he is under 6 years. If any of these apply, get advice from a doctor or pharmacist without using Benylin Children's Dry Coughs .

    Talk to your doctor or pharmacist

    • If your child suffers from liver or kidney problems
    • If your child has narrow-angle glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye).
    • If your child suffers from asthma, a persistent cough that may be caused by chronic bronchitis or emphysema, or a cough which brings up a lot of mucus (phlegm).
    • If you have been told by your doctor that your child has an intolerance to some sugars .
    • If your child has taken alcohol
    • If your child suffers from epilepsy
    • If your child is taking, or has taken in the last two weeks, drugs for depression known as Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
    • If your child is taking any other medicines, including: other products containing diphenhydramine,anticholinergic drugs e.g. antidepressants (drugs to treat mood disorders). atropine (used to treat some eye conditions and occasionally bowel conditions). CNS depressants e.g . sedatives (drugs used to relax muscles or decrease anxiety). opioid analgesics (painkillers) anticonvulsants antidepressants antihistamines (used to treat allergies) antiemetics (used to treat nausea and vomiting) antipsychotics hypnotics Consult a doctor or pharmacist before use in children aged 6 to 12 years. If you are not sure about any of the medicines your child is taking, show the bottle or pack to your pharmacist. If any of these bullet points apply now or in the past, talk to a doctor or pharmacist. If you are pregnant or breast-feeding The following advice is included in case an older child or adult is taking the medicine: Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • How to use

    Check the table below to see how much medicine to take. For oral use only. Do not use more than the stated dose shown below. There is a double-ended spoon in this pack. Children under 6 years Benylin Children's Dry Coughs is not recommended for children under 6 years old. Children 6 to 12 years Age Dose Children 6 ® 12 years Give two 5ml spoonfuls 3 to 4 times a day. Do not give more than 8 spoonfuls in one day. Maximum daily dose: 40ml. Do not give more than 4 doses in 24 hours. Use only when simple measures have failed to provide adequate relief. Do not give to a child under 12 years of age for more than 5 days without consulting your doctor. If symptoms persist, talk to your doctor or pharmacist

  • Ingredients

    The active ingredients in 5 ml of Benylin Children's Dry Coughs Syrup are: 7 mg Diphenhydramine hydrochloride and 0.55 mg Levomenthol. Other ingredients are: Sorbitol 70% (non-crystalline) (E420), glycerol, ethanol, carmellose sodium, sodium citrate, citric acid monohydrate, sodium benzoate (E211), saccharin sodium, concentrated raspberry essence (double strength) (containing propylene glycol (E1520) and ethanol) and purified water.