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2. Check before you take Beechams Max Strength
All in One Capsules


Paracetamol, Guaifenesin, 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 Beechams Max Strength All in One Capsules
carefully to get the best results from them.

not understand ask your pharmacist.

In this leaflet:
1. What Beechams Max Strength All in One Capsules do
2. Check before you take Beechams Max Strength All in One
3. How to take Beechams Max Strength All in One Capsules
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Beechams Max Strength All in One Capsules
6. Further information

Do not take Beechams Max Strength All in One
paracetamol, guaifenesin, phenylephrine
hydrochloride or to any of the other ingredients
(listed in section 6).
if you have kidney or
(including alcoholic
pressure or heart disease
phaeochromocytoma or glaucoma
if you are taking tricyclic antidepressants or if you are
taking or if you have taken in the last two weeks
monoamine oxidase inhibitors
moclobemide) prescribed for depression
beta-blockers (e.g. atenolol).
Do not take anything else containing paracetamol while
taking this medicine.
cough suppressants.

Take special care with Beechams Max Strength
All in One Capsules
or operate machinery.

1. What Beechams Max Strength All in One
Capsules do
Beechams Max Strength All in One Capsules are used
for the relief of the symptoms of colds and flu and the pain
and congestion of sinusitis, including aches and pains,
headache, blocked nose and sore throat, chills and
feverishness. They can also loosen stubborn mucus (phlegm)
and provide relief from chesty coughs.
This medicine contains three active ingredients. Paracetamol
is a painkiller and reduces your temperature when you have
a fever. Guaifenesin is an expectorant which loosens
phlegm and relieves a chesty cough. Phenylephrine
hydrochloride is a decongestant which unblocks your nose
and sinuses helping you breathe more easily.

Ask your doctor before you take this
intolerance to some sugars
such as Raynaud’s
enlarged prostate
asthma or chronic cough.

If you are taking other medicines
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Beechams
Max Strength All in One Capsules if you are taking any

prescribed medicines; particularly metoclopramide or
domperidone (for nausea [feeling sick] or
sick]), or ergotamine or methylsergide (for migraine), or
colestyramine (to lower blood cholesterol) or drugs to
lower blood pressure; appetite suppressants 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).

Pregnancy and breast feeding
Talk to your doctor before taking this product if you are
pregnant or breast feeding.

3. How to take Beechams Max Strength All in One
Adults and children aged 12 years and over:
as needed

Do not take more than the recommended dose.
Do not take for more than 5 days without
asking your doctor.
If you take too many capsules
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.

or infections.
yellowing of the eyes and skin.
This is rare but is more likely in
those with glaucoma.
fast pulse rate or sensation of an unusually
fast or irregular heartbeat.
This is more likely to occur in
men with an enlarged prostate gland.
The following side effects may also occur. Tell your doctor if
you get them:
sleeping, nervousness, anxiety, diarrhoea or sickness.
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:
By reporting side effects you can help provide more
information on the safety of this medicine.

5. How to store Beechams Max Strength All in One
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not use this medicine after the ‘EXP’ date shown on the
pack. Do not store above 25°C.

6. Further information
Each capsule contains Paracetamol 500 mg,
Guaifenesin 100 mg and Phenylephrine Hydrochloride 6.1 mg.
Other ingredients
sodium laurilsulfate, magnesium stearate and talc. The
capsule shell is made of gelatin and contains the colours

4. Possible 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.
or peeling, or mouth ulcers.
These are more likely if you have
experienced them before when taking other painkillers
such as ibuprofen or aspirin.
bruising or bleeding.


(E 127) and titanium dioxide (E 171).

The marketing authorisation holder

The manufacturer is
This leaflet was revised in March 2014.



Like all medicines, Beechams Max Strength All in One
Capsules can have side effects, but not everybody gets them.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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