BENYLIN CHILDRENS APPLE FLAVOUR COUGH SYRUP

Active substance: GLYCEROL

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BENYLIN CHILDREN’S APPLE FLAVOUR COUGH SYRUP LABELLING TEXT
Bottle Label
Column One

Benylin
CHILDREN'S
Apple Flavour
Cough Syrup
Glycerol
3 MONTHS +
Soothes and relieves children's
tickly coughs.
Sugar and colour free.
Column Two
DOSE: For oral use only.
Use the larger 5 ml end of the measuring
spoon provided.
Children 3 months to 1 year:
One 5 ml spoonful.
Children 1 to 5 years: Two 5 ml spoonfuls.
Not suitable for children under
3 months.
Give the dose 3 or 4 times within 24 hours, if needed.
Please consult your pharmacist or doctor if
symptoms persist.
Read and retain carton for full instructions.
Keep the bottle tightly closed.
Do not store above 25°C.
KEEP ALL MEDICINES OUT OF THE
REACH AND SIGHT OF CHILDREN
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CONTENTS
Each 5 ml of syrup contains:
Glycerol 0.75 ml.
Also contains: E965.
PL 15513/0168
Marketing Authorisation holder:
McNeil Products Ltd, Maidenhead,
Berkshire, SL6 3UG, UK.
Manufacturer: McNeil Iberica S.L.U
28805 Madrid, Spain
Trademark ‘McNeil Products Ltd’.
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Benylin
CHILDREN'S
Apple Flavour
Cough Syrup
Glycerol
Soothes tickly coughs.
Sugar and colour free
3 + MONTHS
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Benylin
What this medicine is for
Benylin Children's Apple Flavour Cough Syrup is a soothing
syrup which relieves the symptoms of dry, tickly coughs.
Before giving the medicine to your child
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.
X Do not give your child this medicine…
■ If s/he is under 3 months old.
■ If s/he is allergic to any of the ingredients.
X Talk to your doctor or pharmacist…
■ If your child has an intolerance to some sugars.
! Some of the ingredients can cause problems
■ This product contains maltitol. If you have been told by your
doctor that your child has an intolerance to some sugars,
contact your doctor before using this medicine. This should be
taken into account in patients with diabetes.
■ Maltitol may have a mild laxative effect. Calorific value
2.3 kcal/g maltitol.
How to use this medicine
Check the information below to see how much medicine to give.
■ For oral use only.
■ Do not give more than the stated dose shown below.
i Babies under 3 months
Do not give to babies under 3 months.

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i Children from 3 months to 5 years
AGE
Children 3 months to 1 year
Children 1 to 5 years

DOSE
One 5 ml spoonful
Two 5 ml spoonfuls

• Give the dose 3 or 4 times within 24 hours, if needed.
• If symptoms persist for more than 3 days, consult your doctor.
• If symptoms persist for more than 3 days, consult your doctor.

! If anyone has taken too much
If anyone has taken too much of this product, contact a doctor
or your nearest Accident and Emergency Department (Casualty),
taking this pack with you.
! If you forget to give the medicine
If you forget a dose, give the next dose when needed. Do not give a
double dose.

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Possible side-effects
This medicine is unlikely to cause side-effects unless your child is
allergic to the ingredients.
If your child experiences any side-effects or you are not sure about
anything, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Reporting of side-effects
If you get any side-effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible sideeffects not listed on this Carton. 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.
Storing this medicine
Do not give this medicine after the expiry date shown on the bottle.
Do not store above 25°C. Keep the bottle tightly closed. Keep out of
the reach and sight of children. Medicines should not be disposed of
via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to
dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to
protect the environment. Retain carton for full instructions.
Further Information
What’s in this medicine?
The active ingredient is: Glycerol 0.75 ml.
Other ingredients are: Purified water, maltitol liquid (E965), citric
acid, hydroxyethylcellulose, sodium citrate and sodium benzoate. The
flavouring is apple.
What the medicine looks like
Benylin Children's Apple Flavour Cough Syrup is a colourless liquid
available in 125 ml bottles.
It contains 0.75 ml of the active ingredient, glycerol, in every 5 ml of
medicine.
Marketing Authorisation holder: McNeil Products Ltd,
Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 3UG, UK
Manufacturer: McNeil Iberica S.L.U., 28805 Madrid, Spain

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PL 15513/0168
This carton was revised June 2014.
Benylin is a registered trade mark.
Trademark ‘McNeil Products Ltd’.
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Benylin
CHILDREN'S
Apple Flavour
Cough Syrup
Glycerol
3 MONTHS +

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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