Product features

  • Relieves dry coughs and congestion symptoms

Product description

Benylin Dual Action Dry is a medicine which is used to help relieve dry coughs and related congestion symptoms. The liquid contains triprolidine hydrochloride which is an antihistamine that helps stop sneezing, runny nose and watery eyes, pseudoephedrine hydrochloride which is a decongestant that unblocks stuffy noses and dextromethorphan hydrobromide which is an antitussive to help stop coughing. The medicine is for use in adults and children aged 12 years and over. Always read the label. Ask your pharmacist for advice.

  • Specifications

    100ml suspension

  • Suitable for

    Those aged 12 years and older

  • Warnings and cautions

    Do not use this medicine

    • If you have ever had a bad reaction to pseudoephedrine, dextromethorphan, triprolidine, or any of the other ingredients
    • If you suffer from lung disease.
    • If you have high blood pressure or heart disease.
    • If you are taking beta blockers (used to treat high blood pressure)
    • If you are taking, or have taken in the last two weeks, drugs for depression known as Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs) or Reversible Inhibitors of Monoamine Oxidase (RIMAs)
    • If you are taking selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) (used to treat depression and anxiety such as fluoxetine, paroxetine and sertraline).
    • If you have diabetes.
    • If you have an overactive thyroid gland.
    • If you have glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye).
    • If you have a phaeochromocytoma (rare tumour which affects your heart rate and blood pressure).
    • If you have severe kidney problems.
    • For children under 12 years old.

    If any of these apply to you, get advice from a doctor or pharmacist without using Benylin Dual Action Dry.

  • How to use

    For oral use only. Always shake the bottle thoroughly before use. Do not take more medicine than the label tells you to. Do not use to sedate a child Do not overfill the spoon. There is a double-ended spoon in the pack. i Adults and Children over 12 years Age Dose Adults and children aged 12 years and over Take two large 5 ml spoonfuls every 4 - 6 hours, up to 4 times a day Do not take more than 4 doses in 24 hours. Leave at least 4 hours between doses. If symptoms persist or worsen talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

  • Ingredients

    The active ingredients in 5 ml of Benylin Dual Action Dry are: Triprolidine hydrochloride 1.25 mg, pseudoephedrine hydrochloride 30 mg and dextromethorphan hydrobromide 10 mg. Other ingredients are: Sorbitol, sucrose, sodium benzoate (E211), methyl hydroxybenzoate (E218), Ponceau 4R (E124), alcohol, blackberry flavour, levomenthol, vanillin and purified water.