VICKS COUGH SYRUP WITH HONEY FOR DRY AND IRRITATING COUGHS

Active substance: LEVOMENTHOL

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Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey for Dry and Irritating Coughs
Levomenthol 1.25% w/v
Patient information leaflet

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.
If any side effects you experience become
serious, please tell your doctor or
pharmacist.

Do not take more than 6 doses in 24 hours.

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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.

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Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice if you are
pregnant or breast-feeding before taking this
syrup.
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2. Before you take Vicks Cough Syrup with Honey
for Dry and Irritating Coughs

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.

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.

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 0129/0110

Text Revised: 03/2009

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.

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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.

– Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
– Ask your pharmacist if you need more information
or advice.
– You must contact a doctor if your symptoms worsen
or do not improve after 7 days.
– If any of the side effects become serious, or if
you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet,
please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

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

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.

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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

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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