Active substance: GUAIACOL

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If you take more Pulmo Bailly
than you should. Contact your
doctor or go to your nearest hospital
immediately. Symptoms of overdose
include sleepiness, rash, pinpoint
pupils, vomiting, itching, coordination
problems, excitement, nettle rash, and
shallow breathing. If you have any further
questions on the use of this product,
ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Like all medicines, Pulmo Bailly can cause
side effects, although not everybody
gets them. All medicines can cause
allergic reactions, although serious
allergic reactions are very rare.  Speak
to your doctor straight away if you
get any sudden wheeziness, difficulty
in breathing, swelling of the eyelids,
face or lips, rash or itching (especially
affecting your whole body). Pulmo Bailly
may cause drowsiness or constipation.
Medicines containing codeine may cause
the following side effects:
feeling sick (nausea)
abdominal pains
feeling ‘high’ (euphoria)
seeing or hearing things that aren’t
there (hallucinations)
dizziness on standing
little or no urine production
visual disturbances
rapid, slow, or irregular heartbeat 

If you experience any side effects and
they worsen, or if you notice any side
effects not listed in this leaflet, please
speak to your pharmacist or doctor.
Pulmo Bailly should be kept out of the
reach and sight of children. Do not store
above 25 °C and protect from light.
Do not use Pulmo Bailly after the expiry
date as indicated on the label and box.
The expiry date refers to the last day of
the month.
Medicine should not be disposed of in
waste-water or with household garbage. 
Ask your pharmacist what you should
do with medications you no longer need. 
These measures will help to protect the
What Pulmo Bailly contains: The active
substances per 5 ml are Codeine 7.0 mg
and Guaiacol 75.0 mg.
The other ingredients are: phosphoric
acid, sucrose, chloroform, glycerol, burnt
sugar solution and purified water.
What Pulmo Bailly looks like and
contents of the pack: Pulmo Bailly is
available as an amber glass bottle with
plastic child resistant lid. Pack size: 90 ml.
Marketing Authorisation Holder
and Manufacturer: DDD Limited,
94 Rickmansworth Road, Watford,
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, WD18 7JJ.
This leaflet was last revised in October 2010

7 mg Codeine and 75 mg Guaiacol per 5 ml

Read all of this leaflet carefully before
you start using this medicine.
Keep this leaflet. You may need to
read it again.
Ask your pharmacist, or doctor if you
need more information or advice.
Contact your doctor if your symptoms
worsen or do not improve after 5 days.
If you experience any side effects and
they worsen, or if you notice any side
effects not listed in this leaflet, please
tell your pharmacist or doctor.
In this leaflet:
1. What Pulmo Bailly is and
what it is used for
2. Before you take Pulmo Bailly
3. How you take Pulmo Bailly
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Pulmo Bailly
6. Further information

Take special care with Pulmo Bailly
and tell your doctor if you have:
a history of alcoholism
breathing problems
a kidney disorder
a liver disorder
inflammation of the large intestine
(ulcerative colitis)
an enlarged prostate gland
chronic bronchitis (long-lasting
inflammation of the airways)  
bronchietasis (abnormal widening
of one or more airways) as the product
may cause build up of phlegm in
the lungs.
The long-term use of codeine-containing
products can lead to a dependence to
them. Also prolonged use in the elderly
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE PULMO BAILLY may cause severe constipation.
You should not take Pulmo Bailly if you: Tell your doctor if you still have
are allergic (hypersensitive) to codeine, a cough after 5 days.
guaiacol or any other ingredients of
Taking other medicines
Pulmo Bailly (see list of ingredients in
You should tell your doctor if you are
Section 6).
taking or have taken any medicines,
have a severe liver disease
including medicines obtained without a
have a severe breathing problem
prescription.This is especially important
or asthma
of the following medicines as they may
have a head injury or you have been
interact with Pulmo Bailly:
told you have high pressure in your
skull (intracranial pressure)
you have a disease or problem with
Drugs that affect the brain such as
your digestive tract
sleeping tablets
Metoclopramide (used for digestive
Pulmo Bailly is not recommended to
disorders or to prevent sickness)
children under 18 years old.
Pulmo Bailly is a pale amber oral liquid
that contains the active ingredients
codeine and guaiacol. Codeine is one of
a group of medicines called anti-tussives
(help to prevent coughing) and guaiacol
is an expectorant (loosens phlegm).
Pulmo Bailly is for the relief of
coughs caused by:
bronchial (lung) catarrh
upper airways infections such as
laryngitis (inflammation of the voicebox
causing hoarseness) and pharyngitis
(sore throat)

Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Do not take this medicine if you are
pregnant or breast-feeding.
Driving and using machines
Pulmo Bailly may cause sleepiness.
Ensure you are not affected before you
drive or operate machinery.
Important information about some of
the ingredients of Pulmo Bailly
Pulmo Bailly contains sucrose and
burnt sugar solution. If you have been
told by your doctor that you have an
intolerance to some sugars, contact
your doctor before taking Pulmo Bailly.
Dosage (Adults): Up to two 5 ml
teaspoonfuls should be taken in half a
small glass of water three times daily
before meals. A further two teaspoonfuls
should be taken at bedtime to help sleep.
Sugar or fruit squash may be added.
Dosage (Elderly): The elderly may need
a reduced dose if they have a liver or
kidney disorder.
Not recommended to children under
18 years old.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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