Active substance: EUCALYPTUS OIL

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eucalyptus and ammonia

Read all of this leaflet carefully
before you start taking this
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read
it again.
• If you have any further questions, ask
your doctor or pharmacist.
• Do not pass it on to others. It may
harm them, even if their symptoms are
the same as yours.

5. How to store

1. What Mackenzies Smelling
Salts are and what they are
used for
2. Before you use
3. How to use
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store
6. Further information

6. Further information

1. What Mackenzies Smelling
Salts are and what they are
used for

Mackenzies Smelling Salts may be used for the
relief of the symptoms of inflamed mucous
membranes of the head and throat where
thick phlegm is produced (catarrh) and head

Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Store in a cool place.
Do not use Mackenzies Smelling Salts after the
expiry date stated on the bottle. The expiry
date refers to the last day of that month.
Medicines should not be disposed of via
wastewater or household waste. Ask your
pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no
longer required. These measures will help to
protect the environment.

What Mackenzies Smelling Salts contain

• The active substances (the ingredients that
make the smelling salts work) are 0.5g
eucalyptus oil BP and at least 8.698g
ammonia liquor 880/890 per bottle.
• The other ingredients are glycerol, soft
soap, tapioca and water.
What Mackenzies Smelling Salts
look like and contents of the pack
Mackenzies Smelling Salts are white granules
soaked in a liquid.
Pack size is 17ml.
Marketing Authorisation Holder and
Actavis, Barnstaple, EX32 8NS, UK.
This leaflet was last revised in February 2010

2. Before you use

Do not use Mackenzies Smelling Salts in
children under 3 months old.

3. How to use

Inhale only.
Inhale vapour through nostrils as required.
If symptoms persist, consult your doctor.

4. Possible side effects

Mackenzies Smelling Salts should not cause
any unwanted effects.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist
immediately if you do notice any unusual


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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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