Advisory 1 YearsDosage Information
How to use this medicine
Check the information that follows to see how much medicine to take.
For oral use only.
Do not take more than the stated dose shown.
Children under 1 year
Do not give to children under 1 year old.
Adults and children 1 year and over
Age: Children 1 - 5 years; Dose: One 5 ml spoonful to be taken three to four times a day.
Age: Adults (including the elderly) and children over 5 years; Dose: Two 5 ml spoonfuls to be taken three to four times a day.
If symptoms persist, contact your doctor.
Retain carton for full instructions. Do not use your medicine after the date shown as an expiry date on the packaging.Features
Relief of irritating, dry coughs
The Active Ingredients in each 5 ml of Medicine are: Glycerin 0.75 ml and Liquid Sugar 1.93 ml, Other Ingredients are: Citric Acid Monohydrate, Sodium Benzoate (E211), Anthocyanin, Blackcurrant Flavour, Blackcurrant Juice, Liquid Glucose and Purified WaterNet Content
150ml eProduct Marketing
Glycerin & Liquid Sugar
What this medicine is for
Benylin Dry Coughs Blackcurrant is a non-drowsy cough liquid, which relieves irritating, dry, coughs
What the medicine looks like: Benylin Dry Coughs Blackcurrant is a clear, purple liquid available in 150 ml bottles.Safety Warning
Before taking this medicine
This product is suitable for most people, but a few people should not use it. If you are in any doubt you should contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not use this medicine...
If you are allergic to any of the ingredients.
Do not give this medicine to your child if s/he is under 1 year old.
If any of these bullet points apply, get advice from a doctor or pharmacist without using Benylin Dry Coughs Blackcurrant.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist
If you have been diagnosed with an intolerance to some sugars.
If this applies to you now or in the past, talk to a doctor or pharmacist.
Some of the ingredients can cause problems
This product contains 0.8 g glucose and 1.7 g sucrose in each 5 ml, which may be harmful to the teeth. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine. This should be taken into account in patients with diabetes.
Carbohydrate content of this medicine is 3.4 g per 5 ml.
If anyone has taken too much
If anyone has taken too much of this product, contact a doctor or your nearest Accident & Emergency department (Casualty), taking this pack with you.
If you forget to take a dose
If you forget a dose, take the next dose when needed. Do not take a double dose.
This medicine is unlikely to cause side-effects unless you are allergic to the ingredients. If you experience any of the following, stop taking the medicine and seek immediate medical help:
Unexplained wheezing or difficulty in breathing, swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat.
If you experience any other side-effects or are not sure about anything, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.Storage
There are no special storage instructions for this medicine.
Please Note: Whilst we (Doorstep Pharmacy) make every effort to ensure that all information is up to date, the information shown on this page should not replace the advice of a medical professional, and you should always refer to the patient information leaflet before taking any medication.