GEES LINCTUS BP

Active substance: SQUILL OXYMEL

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Gee’s
Linctus
Opium Tincture, Squill Oxymel
For relief of the symptoms of coughs

This medicine contains opium tincture, which
reduces the desire to cough, and squill oxymel to
help remove phlegm.

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.
• Heart problems.
• Liver or kidney disease.
• Shallow breath or breathing difficulties.
• A head injury or persistent headache.
• An asthma attack.
• Taken MAOIs (monoamine oxidase inhibitors)
for depression within the last two weeks.
• Alcoholism.

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you
have….

For symptomatic relief of coughs.
Take the solution by mouth.
Adults, the elderly and children over 12
years: Take 1 x 5ml spoonful. Repeat after 4
hours if required, but not more than 4 doses
in 24 hours.
Do not give to children under 12 years old
unless your doctor tells you to.
DO NOT EXCEED THE STATED DOSE.
If symptoms persist for more than 7 days
consult a doctor.
Do not take if allergic to any of the
ingredients, have heart, liver or kidney
disease, or breathing difficulty or suffer from
alcoholism or raised pressure in the head.

Peel
Peel where shown for
further precautions.
Active ingredients per 5ml:
opium tincture 0.083 ml, squill
oxymel 1.667 ml.
Also contains amongst other ingredients:
ethanol, sucrose.
sucrose 1.4g per 5ml, alcohol 22 vol%.

Peel where shown for full list of
ingredients.
Do not store above 25°C.
Keep out of the reach and sight of
children.
Manufactured by the licence holder L.C.M.
Ltd., Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK for Thornton
and Ross Ltd., Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK.
PL 12965/0034
21492011

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IMPORTANT: Peel this label
at corner and read BEFORE
use. Do not tear off, re-fix for
future use.

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Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you are
taking….
• Metoclopramide or domperidone for nausea and sickness
• Mexiletine for irregular heartbeat • Tranquillisers,
antidepressants, sedatives or sleeping tablets
• Spironolactone or other water tablets for fluid retention
• Steroids • Amphotericin for fungal infections • Rifampicin for
tuberculosis • Antacids • Carbenoxolone for stomach ulcers
• Propantheline for stomach spasms and incontinence
• Sodium polystyrene sulphonate for excessive levels of
potassium in the blood • Phenobarbital for epilepsy.

Pregnant or breastfeeding….
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using this
medicine if you are pregnant, might be pregnant or are
breastfeeding. Gee’s Linctus should not be used in pregnancy
unless the doctor has told you to do so.

Driving and using machines….

This medicine may cause drowsiness. If you are affected do
• An under-active thyroid • An adrenal hormone
not drive or operate machinery.
imbalance • Bowel problems or blockage
• Prostate trouble • Muscle weakness • Shock
• Low blood pressure • General tiredness • Or you
are elderly, as elderly people can react differently to
21492011
the medicine.

Important ingredient information
• This product contains 1.4g of sucrose per 5ml. This
should be taken into account in people with diabetes. If
you have been told by your doctor that you have an
intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before
taking this medicine • It also contains 22 vol% ethanol
(alcohol), i.e. up to 869 mg 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 pregnant or
breastfeeding women, children and high-risk groups such
as people with liver disease or epilepsy.
The amount of alcohol in this medicinal product may alter
the effects of other medicines.

2. Possible side effects

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: opium tincture
0.083 ml, squill oxymel 1.667 ml.
The other ingredients are: benzoic acid (E210), anise oil,
camphor, ethanol, cinnamic acid, cinnamon oil,
ethyl cinnamate, vanillin, sucrose and purified water.
What the medicine looks like
Gee’s Linctus is a brown cloudy liquid.
It is supplied in 200ml bottles.
This label was revised in March 2010

Like all medicines, Gee’s Linctus can have side effects,
although these don’t affect everyone.
Possible side effects are:
• Nausea • Sickness • Constipation • Drowsiness • Confusion
• Loss of appetite • Diarrhoea • Stomach pain • Shortage of
breath • Difficulty in urinating • Skin itching and flushing
• Rash • Low blood pressure • Prolonged use may lead to
tolerance (the medicine loses its effect) and dependence.
If you notice these or any other side effects, stop use and
tell your doctor or pharmacist. They will tell you what to do. 21492011

Gee’s
Linctus
Opium Tincture, Squill Oxymel
For relief of the symptoms of coughs

This medicine contains opium tincture, which
reduces the desire to cough, and squill oxymel to
help remove phlegm.

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.
• Heart problems.
• Liver or kidney disease.
• Shallow breath or breathing difficulties.
• A head injury or persistent headache.
• An asthma attack.
• Taken MAOIs (monoamine oxidase inhibitors)
for depression within the last two weeks.
• Alcoholism.

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you
have….

For symptomatic relief of coughs.
Take the solution by mouth.
Adults, the elderly and children over 12
years: Take 1 x 5ml spoonful. Repeat after 4
hours if required, but not more than 4 doses
in 24 hours.
Do not give to children under 12 years old
unless your doctor tells you to.
DO NOT EXCEED THE STATED DOSE.
If symptoms persist for more than 7 days
consult a doctor.
Do not take if allergic to any of the
ingredients, have heart, liver or kidney
disease, or breathing difficulty or suffer from
alcoholism or raised pressure in the head.

Peel
Peel where shown for
further precautions.

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Active ingredients per 5ml:
opium tincture 0.083 ml, squill
oxymel 1.667 ml.
Also contains amongst other ingredients:
ethanol, sucrose.
sucrose 1.4g per 5ml, alcohol 22 vol%.

5 011309 022414

IMPORTANT: Peel this label
at corner and read BEFORE
use. Do not tear off, re-fix for
future use.

Peel where shown for full list of
ingredients.
Do not store above 25°C.
Keep out of the reach and sight of
children.
Manufactured by the licence holder L.C.M.
Ltd., Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK for Thornton
and Ross Ltd., Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK.
PL 12965/0034
21492011

P

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you are
taking….
• Metoclopramide or domperidone for nausea and sickness
• Mexiletine for irregular heartbeat • Tranquillisers,
antidepressants, sedatives or sleeping tablets
• Spironolactone or other water tablets for fluid retention
• Steroids • Amphotericin for fungal infections • Rifampicin for
tuberculosis • Antacids • Carbenoxolone for stomach ulcers
• Propantheline for stomach spasms and incontinence
• Sodium polystyrene sulphonate for excessive levels of
potassium in the blood • Phenobarbital for epilepsy.

Pregnant or breastfeeding….
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using this
medicine if you are pregnant, might be pregnant or are
breastfeeding. Gee’s Linctus should not be used in pregnancy
unless the doctor has told you to do so.

Driving and using machines….

This medicine may cause drowsiness. If you are affected do
• An under-active thyroid • An adrenal hormone
not drive or operate machinery.
imbalance • Bowel problems or blockage
• Prostate trouble • Muscle weakness • Shock
• Low blood pressure • General tiredness • Or you
are elderly, as elderly people can react differently to
21492011
the medicine.

Important ingredient information
• This product contains 1.4g of sucrose per 5ml. This
should be taken into account in people with diabetes. If
you have been told by your doctor that you have an
intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before
taking this medicine • It also contains 22 vol% ethanol
(alcohol), i.e. up to 869 mg 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 pregnant or
breastfeeding women, children and high-risk groups such
as people with liver disease or epilepsy.
The amount of alcohol in this medicinal product may alter
the effects of other medicines.

2. Possible side effects

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: opium tincture
0.083 ml, squill oxymel 1.667 ml.
The other ingredients are: benzoic acid (E210), anise oil,
camphor, ethanol, cinnamic acid, cinnamon oil,
ethyl cinnamate, vanillin, sucrose and purified water.
What the medicine looks like
Gee’s Linctus is a brown cloudy liquid.
It is supplied in 200ml bottles.
This label was revised in March 2010

Like all medicines, Gee’s Linctus can have side effects,
although these don’t affect everyone.
Possible side effects are:
• Nausea • Sickness • Constipation • Drowsiness • Confusion
• Loss of appetite • Diarrhoea • Stomach pain • Shortage of
breath • Difficulty in urinating • Skin itching and flushing
• Rash • Low blood pressure • Prolonged use may lead to
tolerance (the medicine loses its effect) and dependence.
If you notice these or any other side effects, stop use and
tell your doctor or pharmacist. They will tell you what to do. 21492011

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