BEECHAMS BREATHE CLEAR HOT HONEY & LEMON MENTHOL FLAVOUR POWDER FOR ORAL SOLUTION

Active substance: PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE

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Pharma code Ref. No. 1113

HOT HONEY & LEMON MENTHOL FLAVOUR
Powder For Oral Solution
Paracetamol, Phenylephrine
Please read right through this leaflet before you start using this
medicine. This medicine is available without prescription, but you still
need to use this medicine carefully to get the best results from it.
understand, ask your pharmacist.

if you have ever had an allergic reaction to paracetamol,
phenylephrine hydrochloride, ascorbic acid or to any of the other
ingredients (listed in Section 6)
kidney or liver problems, overactive thyroid, diabetes,
high blood pressure or heart or circulation disease
phaeochromocytoma or glaucoma
tricyclic antidepressants (e.g. imipramine or
amitriptyline) or if you are taking or have taken within the last two
weeks monoamine oxidase inhibitors
prescribed for depression
beta blockers.
Do not take anything else containing paracetamol while taking this
medicine.
Do not take with any other flu, cold or decongestant product.

Take special care with this medicine

In this leaflet:
1. What this medicine does
2. Check before you take this medicine
3. How to take this medicine
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store this medicine
6. Further information

1. What this medicine does
This medicine is used for the short term relief of the symptoms of flu,
colds and chills. These symptoms include headache, shivers, aches and
pains, blocked nose and painful sinuses, catarrh and sore throat.
This medicine contains two active ingredients. Paracetamol is a
painkiller and reduces your temperature when you have a fever.
Phenylephrine hydrochloride is a decongestant which unblocks your nose
and sinuses helping you breathe more easily. This product contains 40 mg
of Vitamin C.

machinery.

Ask your doctor before you take
this medicine:
blood vessel disease such as Raynaud’s Phenomenon
an enlarged prostate
diabetes mellitus. Each dose contains 3.8 g of sucrose.
aspartame (E 951), a source of phenylalanine.
May be harmful to those with phenylketonuria.
controlled-sodium diet. Each dose contains 0.12 g of
sodium.

If you are taking other medicines
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine if you
are taking any prescribed medicines; particularly metoclopramide or

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Do not take this medicine:

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2. Check before you take this medicine

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3. How to take this medicine

Adults and children aged 12 years and over:
Empty the contents of one sachet into a mug.
Half fill with very hot water. Stir well.
Add cold water as necessary and sugar if desired.
Take one sachet every 4 hours as needed.

nervousness, anxiety, diarrhoea or sickness.
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.
This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You
can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at:
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side effects you can help
provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

5. How to store this medicine

Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not use this medicine after the ‘EXP’ date shown on the pack.
Store below 25°C.

6. Further information
If you take too many sachets
Talk to a doctor at once if you take too much of this medicine, even if
you feel well. This is because too much paracetamol can cause delayed,
serious liver damage.
see your doctor.

4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can have side effects, but not everybody
gets them. A small number of people have had side effects.
Stop taking this medicine and tell your doctor immediately if you experience:
Allergic reactions which may be severe such as skin rash and itching
sometimes with swelling of the mouth or face or shortness of breath.
Skin rash or peeling, or mouth ulcers.
Breathing problems. These are more likely if you have experienced them
before when taking other painkillers such as ibuprofen or aspirin.
bruising or bleeding.

Active ingredients Each dose contains Paracetamol 600 mg and
Phenylephrine Hydrochloride 10 mg.
Other ingredients Vitamin C (ascorbic acid), sucrose, sodium citrate, citric
flavour, caramel (E 150), aspartame (E 951), saccharin sodium.
Packs of this medicine contain 5 or 10 sachets.
The marketing authorisation holder
to this address.
The manufacturer
28806 Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain.
This leaflet was last revised March 2014.
Beechams
companies.

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Pregnancy and breast feeding
Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant or breast feeding unless
advised by a doctor.

fevers or infections.
eyes and skin.
Visual disturbances. This is rare but is more likely in those with glaucoma.
fast pulse rate or a sensation of an unusually fast or
irregular heartbeat.
Difficulty passing water. This is more likely to occur in men with an
enlarged prostate gland.
The following side effects may occur. Tell your doctor if you get them:

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domperidone (for nausea [feeling sick] or vomiting [being sick]) or
ergotamine or methylsergide (for migraine) or colestyramine (to lower
blood cholesterol) or drugs to lower blood pressure; appetite
supressants or stimulants; drugs to treat depression such as tricyclic
antidepressants (e.g. amitriptyline) or heart disease (e.g. digoxin) or if
you take blood thinning drugs (anticoagulants e.g. warfarin).

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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