TERPIN AND CODEINE LINCTUS

Active substance: TERPIN HYDRATE

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Terpin &
Codeine Linctus

For symptomatic relief of troublesome coughs.
Take the solution by mouth.
SHAKE THE BOTTLE.
Adults, including the elderly:
Take 1 x 5ml spoonful, diluted with water, after
food. Repeat after 6 hours if required, but not
more than 3 doses in 24 hours.
Do not give to children under 18 years old
unless your doctor tells you to.
WARNING: DO NOT EXCEED THE STATED
DOSE.

Terpin Hydrate, Codeine Phosphate,
If symptoms persist for more than 7 days
Menthol
consult your doctor.
Relieves the symptoms of
troublesome coughs

1. Before you use this medicine
Do not use the medicine if you have….

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• An allergy to any of the ingredients listed in
section 3.
• Liver disease.
• Inflammation of the bowel.
• 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.
• Or are under 18 years old.

Peel where shown for further
precautions.

Here

Active ingredients per 5ml: terpin
hydrate 32.5mg, codeine phosphate
16mg, menthol 10mg.
Also contains amongst other ingredients:
ethanol and sucrose.
Sucrose 1g per 5ml, alcohol 30 vol%.

Peel where shown for full list of
ingredients.
Do not store above 25°C. Protect from light.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Manufactured by the licence holder Thornton
and Ross Ltd., Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK.
PL 00240/5026R
21523410

200ml

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1.5MM
170MM

FRONT FACE REVERSE:
This medicine contains codeine phosphate, which
reduces the desire to cough, and menthol which
helps you breathe more easily.

Peel

5 011309 024616

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

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you
have….
• Kidney problems.
• A history of asthma.
• Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or other bowel
problems.
• Or you are elderly, as elderly people can react
differently to the medicine. See section 2.

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you are
taking….
• Alcohol (avoid alcoholic drinks while taking this
medicine).
• Metoclopramide or domperidone for nausea and
vomiting.
• Flecainide or mexiletine for irregular heartbeat.
• Any tranquillisers, antidepressants, sedatives or
sleeping tablets.
• Any medicine for mental illness.

Pregnant or breastfeeding….
Terpin and Codeine Linctus should not be used in
pregnancy unless the doctor has told you to do so.
Usually it is safe to take this medicine while
breastfeeding as the levels of the active
ingredients of this medicine in breast milk are too
low to cause your baby any problems. However,
some women who are at increased risk of
developing side effects at any dose may have
higher levels in their breast milk. If any of the
following side effects develop in you or your baby,
stop taking this medicine and seek immediate
medical advice: feeling sick, vomiting, constipation,
decreased or lack of appetite, feeling tired, sleeping
longer than normal, shallow or slow breathing.

Driving and using machines….
This medicine may cause drowsiness. If you are
affected do not drive or operate machinery.

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CARRIER:
Important ingredient information
• This product 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.
• It contains 30 vol% ethanol (alcohol), i.e. up to 1180mg
per dose, equivalent to 30ml beer or 13ml 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 patients with liver
disease or epilepsy.

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(5MM HINGE)

2. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Terpin and Codeine Linctus can have
side effects, although these don’t affect everyone.
Possible side effects are:
• Allergic reactions such as itching and a rash • Feeling
sick • Constipation • Stomach ache • Drowsiness
• Dizziness • Tolerance (the medicine loses its effect).
• Dependence.
• Elderly people may experience incontinence, diarrhoea,
stomach pain and rarely, a blocked bowel.
• Prolonged use may worsen irritable bowel syndrome.
• If you notice these or any other side effects, stop use and
tell your doctor or pharmacist. They will tell you what to do.

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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: terpin hydrate
32.5mg, codeine phosphate 16mg, menthol 10mg.
The other ingredients are: cineole, ethanol, glycerol
(E422), pumilio pine oil, sucrose and purified water.
What the medicine looks like
Terpin and Codeine Linctus is a clear, colourless syrupy
liquid.
It is supplied in 200ml bottles.
This label was revised in November 2010.

21523410

1.5MM
Data Matrix: 21523410 VERIFIED

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PRINT LAYOUT DIAGRAM
65MM X 170MM MULTIPEEL WITH 50MM HINGE LEFT
FRONT FACE:

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terpin ∂√
codeine
Terpin &
linctus
Codeine Linctus

For symptomatic relief of troublesome coughs.
Take the solution by mouth.
SHAKE THE BOTTLE.
Adults, including the elderly:
Take 1 x 5ml spoonful, diluted with water, after
food. Repeat after 6 hours if required, but not
more than 3 doses in 24 hours.
Do not give to children under 18 years old
unless your doctor tells you to.

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WARNING: DO NOT EXCEED THE STATED
DOSE.

Terpin Hydrate, Codeine Phosphate,
If symptoms persist for more than 7 days
Menthol
consult your doctor.
Relieves the symptoms of
troublesome coughs

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.
• Liver disease.
• Inflammation of the bowel.
• 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.
• Or are under 18 years old.

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Peel where shown for further
precautions.

Here

Active ingredients per 5ml: terpin
hydrate 32.5mg, codeine phosphate
16mg, menthol 10mg.
Also contains amongst other ingredients:
ethanol and sucrose.
Sucrose 1g per 5ml, alcohol 30 vol%.

Peel where shown for full list of
ingredients.
Do not store above 25°C. Protect from light.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Manufactured by the licence holder Thornton
and Ross Ltd., Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK.
PL 00240/5026R
21523410

200ml

P

1.5MM
170MM

FRONT FACE REVERSE:
This medicine contains codeine phosphate, which
reduces the desire to cough, and menthol which
helps you breathe more easily.

Peel

5 011309 024616

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

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you
have….
• Kidney problems.
• A history of asthma.
• Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or other bowel
problems.
• Or you are elderly, as elderly people can react
differently to the medicine. See section 2.

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you are
taking….
• Alcohol (avoid alcoholic drinks while taking this
medicine).
• Metoclopramide or domperidone for nausea and
vomiting.
• Flecainide or mexiletine for irregular heartbeat.
• Any tranquillisers, antidepressants, sedatives or
sleeping tablets.
• Any medicine for mental illness.

Pregnant or breastfeeding….
Terpin and Codeine Linctus should not be used in
pregnancy unless the doctor has told you to do so.
Usually it is safe to take this medicine while
breastfeeding as the levels of the active
ingredients of this medicine in breast milk are too
low to cause your baby any problems. However,
some women who are at increased risk of
developing side effects at any dose may have
higher levels in their breast milk. If any of the
following side effects develop in you or your baby,
stop taking this medicine and seek immediate
medical advice: feeling sick, vomiting, constipation,
decreased or lack of appetite, feeling tired, sleeping
longer than normal, shallow or slow breathing.

Driving and using machines….
This medicine may cause drowsiness. If you are
affected do not drive or operate machinery.

6.5MM
21523410

1.5MM
CARRIER:

170MM

Important ingredient information
• This product 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.
• It contains 30 vol% ethanol (alcohol), i.e. up to 1180mg
per dose, equivalent to 30ml beer or 13ml 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 patients with liver
disease or epilepsy.

2. Possible side effects

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Like all medicines, Terpin and Codeine Linctus can have
side effects, although these don’t affect everyone.
Possible side effects are:
• Allergic reactions such as itching and a rash • Feeling
sick • Constipation • Stomach ache • Drowsiness
• Dizziness • Tolerance (the medicine loses its effect).
• Dependence.
• Elderly people may experience incontinence, diarrhoea,
stomach pain and rarely, a blocked bowel.
• Prolonged use may worsen irritable bowel syndrome.
• If you notice these or any other side effects, stop use and
tell your doctor or pharmacist. They will tell you what to do.

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(5MM HINGE)

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: terpin hydrate
32.5mg, codeine phosphate 16mg, menthol 10mg.
The other ingredients are: cineole, ethanol, glycerol
(E422), pumilio pine oil, sucrose and purified water.
What the medicine looks like
Terpin and Codeine Linctus is a clear, colourless syrupy
liquid.
It is supplied in 200ml bottles.
This label was revised in November 2010.

21523410

1.5MM
Data Matrix: 21523410 VERIFIED

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