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Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey for Dry and Irritating Coughs
Levomenthol 0.125% w/v
Patient information leaflet
In this leaflet:
1. What Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey for Dry
and Irritating Coughs is and what it is used for
2. Before you take Vicks Cough Syrup with
Honey for Dry and Irritating Coughs
3. How to take Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey
for Dry and Irritating Coughs
4. Possible side effects

5. How to store Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey
for Dry and Irritating Coughs
6. Further information
Read all of this leaflet carefully because
it contains important information for you.
This medicine is available without prescription.
However, you still need to take Vicks Cough Syrup
with Honey for Dry and Irritating Coughs carefully
to get the best results from it.

1. What Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey for Dry and
Irritating Coughs is and what it is used for.

2. Before you take Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey
for Dry and Irritating Coughs

Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey for Dry and
Irritating Coughs contains the active ingredient
menthol which suppresses a cough. The syrup
works by soothing and calming your throat and
relieving the symptoms of a dry and irritating
cough.

Vicks Dry Cough Syrup with Honey
100ml/120ml (P) UK

323
25-2-15

YA
Leaflet

205 x 145mm

IPMS:
MPMS:
Tech Drw No: 60007538.004
Region: Europe
Manf. Plant: GG
Substrate:
Printing Process:
Printer:
Laetus:
File Reference: 100430CICv3_12

Cutter guide
Black

Futura bold,
Univers Cond All
Body copy: 9-8pts
Min font size (codes):
7pts

Indesign CS6

2
11-5-15
CP

initial: YA

Do not take Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey
for Dry and Irritating Coughs if you:
• are allergic to menthol or other ingredients (see
section 6)
Do not give Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey
for Dry and Irritating Coughs to children
under 6 years of age
Taking other medicines
Please inform your doctor or pharmacist before
you take Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey for Dry
and Irritating Coughs if you are taking any other
medicines, including those obtained without a
prescription.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice if you
are pregnant or breast-feeding before taking
this syrup.

– Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
– Ask your pharmacist if you need more information
or advice.
– If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or
pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects
not listed in this leaflet. See section 4.
– You must contact a doctor if your symptoms worsen
or do not improve after 7 days.

Important information about some of the
ingredients of Vicks Cough Syrup with
Honey for Dry and Irritating Coughs
Each 10 ml adult dose contains 9g of sugar
(sucrose and glucose). This should be taken into
consideration by patients with diabetes. If you
have been told by your doctor that you have
an intolerance to some sugars, consult your
doctor before taking this medicinal product.

3. How to take Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey
for Dry and Irritating Coughs

Always take Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey for
Dry and Irritating Coughs exactly as your doctor
or pharmacist has told you; check with them if
you are not sure about anything.
Dosage:
This syrup is to be taken by mouth. Shake well
before use.
Adults and children over 12 years:
2 x 5ml teaspoons of syrup.
Children 6-12 years:
1 x 5ml teaspoons of syrup.
Repeat the dose every 3-4 hours if required.
Do not take more than 6 doses in 24 hours.
Do not give this medicine to children under
6 years of age.
Do not exceed the recommended dose.
If symptoms persist, speak to your pharmacist
or doctor.
If you take more Vicks Cough Syrup with
Honey for Dry and Irritating Coughs than
you should.
Seek medical advice immediately if you
accidentally take more syrup than you should or
give a child more syrup than is recommended.

If you forget to take Vicks Cough Syrup
with Honey for Dry and Irritating Coughs
If you accidentally miss a dose, do not take a
double dose; just take the next dose as normal.
If you have any further questions on the use of
this product, ask your pharmacist.
4. Possible side effects

Like all medicines, Vicks Cough Syrup with
Honey for Dry and Irritating Coughs can cause
side effects, although not everyone gets them.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor
or pharmacist. This includes any possible side
effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also
report side effects directly via the Yellow Card
Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard
By reporting side effects you can help provide
more information on the safety of this medicine.
5. How to store Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey
for Dry and Irritating Coughs

Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Store below 25ºC. Do not refrigerate.
Do not take Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey for
Dry and Irritating Coughs after the expiry date
which is printed on the bottle or carton.
The expiry date refers to the last day of the
month stated.
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.

6. Further information

What Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey for
Dry and Irritating Coughs contains
Each 5ml dose contains the active
ingredient:
levomenthol 6.25mg
The other ingredients are: sucrose, liquid
glucose, honey, propylene glycol, and water
(see also section ‘Important information about
some of the ingredients in Vicks Cough Syrup
with Honey for Dry and Irritating Coughs’ in
section 2).
This pack contains 100 or 120mls of syrup
in a brown glass bottle.
Marketing Authorisation Holder
Procter & Gamble (Health & Beauty Care)
Limited, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 0XP, UK
(send all enquiries to this address).
Manufacturer: Procter & Gamble
Manufacturing GmbH,
Procter & Gamble Strasse 1, 64521,
Gross Gerau, Germany.
PL 00129/0110

Text Revised: 05/2015

PGT323
00000000

Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey for Dry and Irritating Coughs
Levomenthol 0.125% w/v
Patient information leaflet
In this leaflet:
1. What Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey for Dry
and Irritating Coughs is and what it is used for
2. Before you take Vicks Cough Syrup with
Honey for Dry and Irritating Coughs
3. How to take Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey
for Dry and Irritating Coughs
4. Possible side effects

5. How to store Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey
for Dry and Irritating Coughs
6. Further information
Read all of this leaflet carefully because
it contains important information for you.
This medicine is available without prescription.
However, you still need to take Vicks Cough Syrup
with Honey for Dry and Irritating Coughs carefully
to get the best results from it.

1. What Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey for Dry and
Irritating Coughs is and what it is used for.

2. Before you take Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey
for Dry and Irritating Coughs

Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey for Dry and
Irritating Coughs contains the active ingredient
menthol which suppresses a cough. The syrup
works by soothing and calming your throat and
relieving the symptoms of a dry and irritating
cough.

Vicks Dry Cough Syrup with Honey
100ml/120ml (P) UK

323
25-2-15

YA
Leaflet

205 x 145mm

IPMS:
MPMS:
Tech Drw No: 60007538.004
Region: Europe
Manf. Plant: GG
Substrate:
Printing Process:
Printer:
Laetus:
File Reference: 100430CICv3_12

Cutter guide
Black

Futura bold,
Univers Cond All
Body copy: 9-8pts
Min font size (codes):
7pts

Indesign CS6

2
11-5-15
CP

initial: YA

Do not take Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey
for Dry and Irritating Coughs if you:
• are allergic to menthol or other ingredients (see
section 6)
Do not give Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey
for Dry and Irritating Coughs to children
under 6 years of age
Taking other medicines
Please inform your doctor or pharmacist before
you take Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey for Dry
and Irritating Coughs if you are taking any other
medicines, including those obtained without a
prescription.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice if you
are pregnant or breast-feeding before taking
this syrup.

– Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
– Ask your pharmacist if you need more information
or advice.
– If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or
pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects
not listed in this leaflet. See section 4.
– You must contact a doctor if your symptoms worsen
or do not improve after 7 days.

Important information about some of the
ingredients of Vicks Cough Syrup with
Honey for Dry and Irritating Coughs
Each 10 ml adult dose contains 9g of sugar
(sucrose and glucose). This should be taken into
consideration by patients with diabetes. If you
have been told by your doctor that you have
an intolerance to some sugars, consult your
doctor before taking this medicinal product.

3. How to take Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey
for Dry and Irritating Coughs

Always take Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey for
Dry and Irritating Coughs exactly as your doctor
or pharmacist has told you; check with them if
you are not sure about anything.
Dosage:
This syrup is to be taken by mouth. Shake well
before use.
Adults and children over 12 years:
2 x 5ml teaspoons of syrup.
Children 6-12 years:
1 x 5ml teaspoons of syrup.
Repeat the dose every 3-4 hours if required.
Do not take more than 6 doses in 24 hours.
Do not give this medicine to children under
6 years of age.
Do not exceed the recommended dose.
If symptoms persist, speak to your pharmacist
or doctor.
If you take more Vicks Cough Syrup with
Honey for Dry and Irritating Coughs than
you should.
Seek medical advice immediately if you
accidentally take more syrup than you should or
give a child more syrup than is recommended.

If you forget to take Vicks Cough Syrup
with Honey for Dry and Irritating Coughs
If you accidentally miss a dose, do not take a
double dose; just take the next dose as normal.
If you have any further questions on the use of
this product, ask your pharmacist.
4. Possible side effects

Like all medicines, Vicks Cough Syrup with
Honey for Dry and Irritating Coughs can cause
side effects, although not everyone gets them.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor
or pharmacist. This includes any possible side
effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also
report side effects directly via the Yellow Card
Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard
By reporting side effects you can help provide
more information on the safety of this medicine.
5. How to store Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey
for Dry and Irritating Coughs

Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Store below 25ºC. Do not refrigerate.
Do not take Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey for
Dry and Irritating Coughs after the expiry date
which is printed on the bottle or carton.
The expiry date refers to the last day of the
month stated.
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.

6. Further information

What Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey for
Dry and Irritating Coughs contains
Each 5ml dose contains the active
ingredient:
levomenthol 6.25mg
The other ingredients are: sucrose, liquid
glucose, honey, propylene glycol, and water
(see also section ‘Important information about
some of the ingredients in Vicks Cough Syrup
with Honey for Dry and Irritating Coughs’ in
section 2).
This pack contains 100 or 120mls of syrup
in a brown glass bottle.
Marketing Authorisation Holder
Procter & Gamble (Health & Beauty Care)
Limited, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 0XP, UK
(send all enquiries to this address).
Manufacturer: Procter & Gamble
Manufacturing GmbH,
Procter & Gamble Strasse 1, 64521,
Gross Gerau, Germany.
PL 00129/0110

Text Revised: 05/2015

PGT323
00000000

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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