BOOTS COUGH SYRUP 3 MONTHS PLUS

Active substance: GLYCEROL

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Children’s 3 Months Plus Infant Simple Cough Linctus
(Glycerol)
Apple flavour
Soothes and relieves dry, tickly coughs
Colour free
Sugar free

Read all of this carton for full instructions.

What this medicine is for
This medicine contains Glycerol, which has soothing properties.
It can be used to soothe and relieve the irritation caused by dry, tickly coughs.

Before you give this medicine
X Do not give:
• If your child is under 3 months
• If your child is allergic to any of the ingredients in the medicine
• If your child has an intolerance to some sugars, unless your doctor tells you to (this
medicine contains maltitol liquid which may have a mild laxative effect)
Information for people with diabetes:
This medicine contains 1.9 g maltitol liquid per 5 ml spoonful. This provides 4 kcal per
spoonful.

Information for adults intending to take this medicine
All of the information on this carton will apply to you as well.
You can take this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

How to give this medicine
Check the seal is not broken before first use.
If it is, do not give the medicine.
Use the measuring spoon provided (the small end measures 2.5 ml and the big end
measures 5 ml).
Age

How much to give

How often to give

Children of 3 to 11
months

5 ml

Three to four times
a day

Children of 1 to 5
years

10 ml

Three to four times
a day

Give this medicine to your child to swallow.
Do not give to children under 3 months.
Do not give more than the amount recommended above.
If symptoms do not go away within 3 days talk to your doctor.
If you give too much: Talk to a pharmacist or doctor.

Possible side effects
Most people will not have problems

! If your child gets any of these serious side effects, stop giving the medicine.
See a doctor at once


Difficulty in breathing, swelling of the face, neck, tongue or throat (severe allergic reactions)

If you notice any side effect not listed here, please tell your pharmacist or doctor.

How to store this medicine
Keep tightly closed.
Do not store above 25°C.
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
Use by the date on the end flap of the carton.

Active ingredient
Each 5 ml of linctus contains Glycerol 0.75 ml.
Also contains: purified water, maltitol liquid (E965), citric acid, hyetellose, sodium citrate,
sodium benzoate (E211), apple flavour.
PL 00014/0500
Text prepared 4/11
Manufactured by the Marketing Authorisation holder The Boots Company PLC Nottingham
NG2 3AA
If you need more advice ask your pharmacist.

Other formats
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0800 198 5000 (UK only)
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Product name: Children's 3 Months Plus Simple Cough Linctus
Reference number: 00014/0500
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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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