J COLLIS BROWNES TABLETS

Active substance: MORPHINE HYDROCHLORIDE

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PM/20/474

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4970

Amends required for renewal

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Important information about some of the ingredients
This medicine contains sucrose. If you have been told by your doctor
that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor
before taking this medicine.

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Driving and using machines....
This medicine may cause drowsiness or other side effects which
could affect your ability to drive or use machinery (see section 4 for
a full list of side effects). If you are affected do not drive or operate
machinery.

Gill Kennedy

Pregnant or breastfeeding….

J.Collis Browne’s Tablets should not be used in pregnancy or
breastfeeding unless the doctor has told you to do so.

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 not use the medicine if you or your child have….
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•  n allergy to any of the ingredients listed in section 6.
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•  hallow breath or breathing difficulties.
•  head injury or persistent headache.
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•  n asthma attack.
•  aken MAOIs (monoamine oxidase inhibitors) for depression within
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the last two weeks.
•  blocked intestine or inflammation of your colon or rectum.
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•  n addiction to alcohol.
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•  iver or kidney disease.
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•  eart failure.
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• Fits or seizures.

•  ny tranquillisers/sedatives (e.g. diazepam, lorazepam).
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•  ny antidepressants (e.g. MAOIs, SSRIs amitriptyline, tricyclics,
moclobemide).
•  ny sleeping tablets (e.g. temazepam, promethazine).
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•  ny medicine for mental illness (e.g. chlorpromazine, haloperidol,
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phenothiazines, sulpiride).
•  ny medicine to treat epilepsy (e.g. carbamazepine, phenytoin,
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gabapentin).
•  ny medicine for a heart problem (e.g. mexiletine, cardiac
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glycosides such as digoxin, dipyridamole).
• Medicines for high blood pressure (e.g. esmolol, ACE inhibitors
such as captopril, enalapril, fosinopril).
•  edicines to thin the blood (e.g. warfarin).
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•  lcohol.
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•  spirin.
•  imetidine or lansoprazole for a stomach ulcer.
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•  etoclopramide or domperidone for nausea and vomiting.
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•  isapride for gastric reflux.
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• Antibiotics (e.g. rifampicin, ciprofloxacin, isoniazid and other
quinolones, cefaclor, cefpodoxime, tetracyclines, azithromycin).

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2.  efore you use this medicine
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Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you or your child
are taking….

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J. Collis Browne’s Tablets relieve the symptoms of occasional
diarrhoea. The medicine contains morphine which helps calm and
reduce the effects of diarrhoea. They also contain kaolin which helps
remove toxic and other substances from the digestive system, and
calcium carbonate which helps increase the bulk of solid waste and
neutralizes excess stomach acid.

• Antifungals (e.g. itraconazole, ketoconazole).
• Antivirals (e.g. ritonavir, atazanavir, tipranavir, fosamprenavir).
• Antihistamines (e.g. sedating: promethazine, and non-sedating:
fexofenadine).
• Medicines to treat malaria (e.g. chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine).
• Sodium oxybate for chronic daytime sleepiness.
• Baclofen a muscle relaxant.
• Bisphosphonates for osteoporosis.
• Mycophenolate used to suppress the immune system.
• Levothyroxine for thyroid problems.
• Penicillamine for arthritis.
• Rosuvastatin to lower cholesterol.
• Medicines to get rid of excess water (e.g. thiazides).
• Deflazacort, a corticosteroid.
• Ulipristal, used for emergency contraception.
• Mineral supplements (e.g. fluoride, iron, zinc).

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1. What the medicine is for

•  idney or liver problems.
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• High or low blood pressure.
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•  rostate problems.
•  n under active thyroid gland.
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•  n addiction to drugs such as painkillers or morphine.
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• Heart problems.
• A history of asthma.
• A low sodium diet.
• Problems associated with high calcium levels in the blood.
•  r you are elderly or weakened, as these people can react differently
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to the medicine and may need a lower dose.

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Now read the rest of the leaflet before you use this medicine. It
includes other information which might be especially important for
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•  eep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
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•  sk your pharmacist if you need any more information or advice.
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• f you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet please tell your
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doctor or pharmacist.


Talk to your doctor if you or your child have….

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Do not take….
• f you have breathing problems.
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•  void drinking alcohol while taking this medicine. See section 2.
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Important information about J. Collis Browne’s Tablets
•  his medicine relieves the symptoms of diarrhoea in adults and
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children over 12 years.

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(morphine hydrochloride, light kaolin, calcium carbonate)

• A coma.
• High levels of alkali in the blood.
• High levels of calcium in the blood.
• Reduced stomach acid.
• Phaeochromocytoma (a rare tumour of the adrenal glands).
• Severe abdominal pain.
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•  r your child is under 12 years old.

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J. Collis Browne’s Tablets

10mm

57mm

This leaflet was revised in January 2013
J. Collis Browne’s is a trade mark of Thornton & Ross Ltd.

If you notice these or any other side effect not included above, stop
use and tell your doctor or pharmacist. They will tell you what to do.

23688604
PM/20/474

Date
Issued by

Amends required for renewal

Thornton and Ross Ltd., Huddersfield,
HD7 5QH, UK.

Reason for
Change

Marketing authorisation holder and manufacturer

4970

Take the next dose as soon as you remember.
Do not take a double dose. You can then carry on with the normal
dose at the correct time.

J. Collis Browne’s Tablets are flat mottled pink tablets with ‘J. Collis
Browne’ embossed on one face. They are available in blister packs of
18 or 36 tablets.

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If you forget a dose

What the medicine looks like

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If you accidentally take too many tablets, see a doctor straight away.
Take the pack with you to show which medicine you have swallowed.

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If you take too many

The active ingredients per tablet are:
morphine hydrochloride 0.35mg,
light kaolin 750mg, calcium carbonate 200mg.
The other ingredients are:
magnesium stearate, sodium polymetaphosphate, sucrose, talc, pink
dye (E127), liquorice powder, peppermint flavour.

Gill Kennedy

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If your symptoms persist for longer than 2 days you should ask your
doctor for advice.

What is in this medicine

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As well as taking these tablets you must also make sure that you
replace fluids lost during diarrhoea.

6. Further information

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DO NOT EXCEED THE STATED DOSE.

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Children under 12 years

Do not give to children under 12 unless your doctor tells you to.

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Possible side effects are:
• Allergic reactions (rash, itching, wheezing).
• Feeling sick.
• Being sick.
• Constipation, stomach cramps or wind.
• Drowsiness.
• Sleep disturbances.
• Confusion, dizziness or fainting.
•  ifficulty in passing urine or reduced amounts of urine when you do
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urinate.
• Spasms.
• Dry mouth.
• Sweating.
• Headache.
• A flushed face.
• Vertigo.
• Changes in heart rate.
• High blood pressure.
• Fluid retention.
• Palpitations (awareness of your heartbeat).
• Low blood pressure or body temperature.
• Hallucinations (seeing or hearing things).
• Restlessness or mood changes.
• Addiction.
• Pinpoint pupils.
• Visual disturbances.
• Absence of periods.
• Loss of sex drive.

• Keep out of sight and reach of children.
•  here are no special storage conditions for storing this medicine.
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•  o not use after the expiry date shown on the carton. The expiry
date refers to the last day of that month.
•  edicine should not be disposed of via wastewater or household
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waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of any unused
medicine. These measures will help to protect the environment.

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Adults and children over 12 years
•  ake two or three tablets every 4 hours, but not more than 6 doses
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in 24 hours.

5. Storing this medicine

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Take this medicine by mouth.

Like all medicines J. Collis Browne’s Tablets can have side effects,
although these don’t affect everyone.

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4. Possible side effects

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3. How to use this medicine

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. This information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. If you have questions about the substances you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

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