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Protect from light.
MA holder and manufacturer
Thornton and Ross Ltd.,
Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK
PL 00240/0042 22576011
COVONIA is a registered Trade Mark.


IMPORTANT: Peel here & read all text inside BEFORE use.

Covonia Night Time Formula is for night
time relief of the symptoms of dry coughs
and congestion from colds.
SHAKE THE BOTTLE. Take the solution
by mouth.
Adults, the elderly and children over
12 years: Take 3 x 5ml spoonfuls at
bedtime. Repeat after 6 hours if required.
Do not give to children under 12 years old.
Do not take with any other cough and
cold medicine.

Covonia Night Time Formula contains dextromethorphan
which reduces the desire to cough and diphenhydramine (an
antihistamine) which dries up your runny nose and relieves

If symptoms persist consult your doctor.
Warning: causes drowsiness
which may continue the next day.
If affected do not drive or operate
machinery. Avoid alcoholic drink.
Keep out of the reach and sight
of children.
Active ingredients per 5ml:
dextromethorphan hydrobromide 6.65mg,
diphenhydramine hydrochloride 10mg.
Also contains: ethanol, glycerol (E422),
sorbitol (E420), sodium benzoate, maltitol
liquid, propylene glycol. Alcohol 7.3 vol%.
See reverse for full list.

• Glaucoma • Difficulty passing urine • Prostate trouble
• A blocked intestine • Epilepsy • Heart problems
• A cough which lasts a long time • Or you are prone to allergies

1. Before you use this medicine

Do not use the medicine if you have….

• An allergy to any of the ingredients listed in section 3 • Taken
MAOIs (monoamine oxidase inhibitors) for depression within
the last two weeks or are taking SSRIs for depression
• Shortage of breath • Liver problems • Porphyria • Asthma or
a cough which produces phlegm.

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Talk to your doctor if you have….

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you are

• Alcohol • Cimetidine for stomach ulcers • Medicines for
depression or Parkinson’s disease (e.g. rasagiline, moclobenide,
venlafaxine) • Medicines for mental illness (e.g. haloperidol,
thioridazine) • Medicines for anxiety or to help you sleep (e.g.
diazepam) • Memantine for Alzheimer’s disease • Medicines for
irregular heartbeat (e.g. amiodarone, propafenone, quinidine,
beta blockers) • Antihistamines • Betahistine for vertigo or
histamine for some types of cancer • Strong pain killers (e.g.
codeine) • Medicine for a runny nose or to control the bladder,
or atropine used to treat eye problems.
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Driving and using machines….

This medicine causes drowsiness and you should not drive or
operate machinery until the effects have worn off.


Pregnant or breastfeeding….

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using if you are
pregnant, might be pregnant or are breastfeeding. This medicine
should not be used unless the doctor has told you to do so.

Important ingredient information

• Contains maltitol liquid and sorbitol. If you have been told by
your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars,
contact your doctor before taking this medicine • It contains
7.3 vol% of ethanol (alcohol), i.e. up to 870mg per dose,
equivalent to 22ml of beer or 9ml of wine per dose. Harmful for
those suffering from alcoholism. To be taken into account in
children and high risk groups such as patients with liver disease
or epilepsy.

2. Possible side effects

Like all medicines, Covonia Night Time Formula can have side
effects, although these don’t affect everyone.
Important side effects. If you get any of these side effects
stop use immediately and see a doctor as soon as possible:
• Swelling of the lips, mouth, eyes or tongue • Difficulty
breathing • Fits.
Other possible side effects: Drowsiness and lack of
concentration • Dizziness • Feeling excited or confused • Feeling
depressed • Sleeping problems • Headache • Muscle twitching
• Trembling • Blurred vision • Stomach upsets (e.g. feeling sick,
being sick, diarrhoea) • Rash • Skin blisters • Pins and needles

• Dry mouth • Thick saliva • Low blood pressure, palpitations or irregular
heartbeat • Difficulty passing urine • Blood or liver problems • Eye problems
(glaucoma) • Sweating • Muscle pain • Ringing in the ears • Hair loss. If you notice
these or any other side effects not listed, stop use and tell your doctor or

3. Further information

If you accidentally take too much see a doctor straight away. Take the
pack with you to show which medicine you have swallowed. • Do not use after the
expiry date. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. • Return any
unused medicine to the pharmacy for disposal.
The active ingredients per 5ml are: dextromethorphan hydrobromide 6.65mg,
diphenhydramine hydrochloride 10mg.
The other ingredients are: ethanol, glycerol (E422), sorbitol (E420), sodium
benzoate, maltitol liquid, hydroxyethylcellulose, povidone (E1202), saccharin
sodium, capsicum tincture (capsicum oleoresin), menthol, peppermint oil, anise
oil, citric acid (E330), macrogol cetostearyl ether, caramel (E150), blackcurrant
flavour (containing propylene glycol) and purified water.
What the medicine looks like

Covonia Night Time Formula is a brown syrupy liquid. It is supplied in 150ml

This label was revised in January 2012


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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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