BOOTS NIROLEX NIGHT TIME COUGH RELIEF LINCTUS

Active substance: PHOLCODINE

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Carton for Night Cough Relief Oral Solution (Drug Driving 2014)
FRONT OF PACK (Refer to Brand Principles and readability guideline)

Night Cough Relief Oral Solution
Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride, Pholcodine
 Relieves dry tickly coughs
 Aids restful sleep
New advice for drivers - see leaflet
150 ml e
BACK OF PACK (follow readability guidelines)
Read all of this carton for full instructions.

What this medicine is for
This medicine contains Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride and Pholcodine, which act to relieve
coughs.
It can be used to relieve the symptoms of irritating dry, tickly unproductive coughs through
the night and so aiding restful sleep.

Before you take this medicine
X Do not take:






If you are allergic to any of the ingredients
If you have liver problems
If you have difficulty breathing
If you have porphyria (a rare blood disease)
If you are taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (for depression) or have taken them in
the last 14 days
 If you have an intolerance to some sugars, unless your doctor tells you to (this medicine
contains sucrose)
 If you are pregnant or breastfeeding

Other important information
Do not drink alcohol (wine, beer, spirits) whilst taking this medicine.
If you go into hospital for an operation tell the doctor that you are taking this medicine.
Driving and using machines: This medicine can make you feel sleepy. Do not drive or use
machines while taking this medicine until you are sure you are not affected. See the leaflet
inside for more information.
Information about some of the ingredients: This medicine contains 9 g of sucrose per
20 ml. This should be taken into account if you have diabetes mellitus.
This medicine may increase the effects of alcohol and other depressant medicines. Each
20 ml contains 0.8 g alcohol (ethanol), equivalent to 20 ml of beer or 8 ml of wine. May be
harmful if you suffer from alcoholism.

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Carton for Night Cough Relief Oral Solution (Drug Driving 2014)

 How to take this medicine
Check the seal is not broken before first use. If it is, do not take the medicine.
Age
How much to take
How often to take
Adults and children of 12
years and over

Four 5 ml spoonfuls

At bedtime only

This medicine should be swallowed.
Do not give to children under 12 years.
Warning: Do not exceed the stated dose

!

If symptoms do not go away within 5 days talk to your doctor.
If you take too much: Talk to your doctor straight away.

How to store this medicine
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 or on the label edge.
Active ingredients: Each 20 ml of oral solution contains Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride
50 mg, Pholcodine 15 mg.
Also contains: purified water, liquid sugar (sucrose), glycerol (E422), ethanol (4.8 vol %),
sodium citrate, citric acid, sodium benzoate (E211), hyetellose, quinoline yellow (E104),
patent blue V (E131), flavours (grenadine, containing propylene glycol).
PL 00014/0230
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Manufactured for Almus Pharmaceuticals Ltd, 43 Cox Lane, Chessington, KT9 1SN, UK by
the Marketing Authorisation holder The Boots Company PLC Nottingham
NG2 3AA
If you need more advice ask your pharmacist.
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BRAILLE NAME
Night Cough Relief Oral Solution
PACK MOCK UP BOX
Product Name: Night Cough Relief Oral Solution
Reason For Change: MHRA Drug Driving updates in line with Road Traffic Act

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Label for Night Cough Relief Oral Solution

Drug Driving vs 02 July 2014

FRONT OF PACK (Refer to Brand Principles and readability guideline)

Night Cough Relief Oral Solution
Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride, Pholcodine
 Relieves dry tickly coughs
 Aids restful sleep
BACK OF PACK (Refer to Brand Principles and readability guideline)
Read all of the leaflet for full instructions.

Before you take this medicine
This medicine can make you feel sleepy. Do not drive or use machines while taking this
medicine until you are sure you are not affected. See the leaflet for more information.
Avoid alcoholic drink.

 How to take this medicine
Check the seal is not broken before first use. If it is, do not take the medicine.
Age
How much to take How often to take
Adults and children
12 years and over

Four 5 ml spoonfuls

At bedtime only

This medicine should be swallowed.
Do not give to children under 12 years.
Warning: Do not exceed the stated dose
If symptoms do not go away within 5 days talk to your doctor.

How to store this medicine
Do not store above 25°C.
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
Use by the date on the label edge.

Active ingredients
Each 20 ml of oral solution contains Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 50 mg, Pholcodine 15
mg.
Also contains: purified water, liquid sugar (sucrose), glycerol (E422), ethanol (4.8 vol %),
sodium citrate, citric acid, sodium benzoate (E211).

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Label for Night Cough Relief Oral Solution

Drug Driving vs 02 July 2014

PL 00014/0230
[P]
PL Holder: The Boots Company PLC Nottingham NG2 3AA
150ml e
ALMUS ARTWORK STATUS BOX
Product Name: Night Cough Relief Oral Solution
Reason For Change: MHRA Drug Driving updates in line with Road Traffic Act

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