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If you need more advice
ask your pharmacist.

Chlorphenamine
Maleate 2mg/5ml
Oral Solution
Information about some of
the ingredients: This medicine contains
maltitol liquid which may have a mild laxative
effect. If you have been told by your doctor
that you have an intolerance to some sugars,
consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Each 5 ml spoonful contains 1 g maltitol.
This provides 2 kcal per spoonful.
This medicine contains small amounts of
alcohol (ethanol), less than 100 mg per 5 ml
spoonful.

CHLORPHENAMINE
MALEATE
#2 mg / #5 ml
ORAL SOLUTION

How to take this medicine
Check that the seal is not broken before
first use. If it is, do not take the medicine.
Age
How much How often to take
to take
Adults and Two 5 ml Every 4 to 6 hours, if
children spoonfuls you need to. Don't
of 12 years
take more than 12
and over
spoonfuls in 24 hours
Children of One 5 ml Every 4 to 6 hours, if
6 to 11
spoonful you need to. Don't
years
give more than 6
spoonfuls in 24 hours
Children of Half a
Every 4 to 6 hours, if
2 to 5
5 ml
you need to. Don't
years
spoonful give more than 6 half
spoonfuls in 24 hours
Children of Half a
Twice a day. Don't
12 to 23 5 ml
give more than 2 half
months
spoonful spoonfuls in 24 hours

Swallow the medicine.
Do not give to children under 1 year.
If symptoms do not go away within 5
days, talk to your pharmacist or doctor.
If you take or give too much: Talk to
your doctor or go to your nearest hospital
casualty department straight away. Take
the medicine with you.

Possible side effects

Most people will not have problems but
some may get some of these:
• Drowsiness (which may make you sleep),
dizziness, blurred vision, headaches, fits
• Dry mouth, difficulty passing urine, sweating
• Skin rash, sensitivity to sunlight, other
allergic reactions
• Indigestion, stomach pain, loss of appetite
• Tremors, muscle pain or weakness,
impaired movement or co-ordination, pins
and needles
• Change in heart rate, palpitations, low
blood pressure, ringing in the ears, hair loss
• Blood problems such as anaemia, weariness,
sleep disturbances, liver problems
• Chest pain, thickened bronchial secretions
(which may cause a cough or phlegm)
• Difficulty concentrating, irritability, depression
• Confusion in the elderly
• Hyperactivity in children
Very young children and elderly adults may be
more likely to have some of these side effects.
If any side effect becomes severe, or
you notice any side effect not listed
here, please tell your pharmacist or
doctor.
Keep all medicines out of the sight
and reach of children.
Use by the date on the end flap of the carton.

Read all of this carton for full instructions.

What this medicine is for

Chlorphenamine
Maleate 2mg/5ml
Oral Solution

This medicine contains an antihistamine
which relieves itching and redness of the
skin and swelling associated with allergies,
insect bites, hayfever and other allergic
conditions including reactions to food and
medicines, and year round sneezing and
runny nose.

Before you take this medicine
Warning: May cause drowsiness.
If affected do not drive or operate
machinery. Avoid alcoholic drink.

Do not take:

Hayfever
and Allergy
Relief

• If you are having an asthma attack
• If you are allergic to any of the
ingredients, or any other antihistamines
(you may have had a rash, difficulty breathing,
swollen lips or face after taking them)
• If you are taking monoamine oxidase
inhibitors (for depression) or have taken
them in the last 14 days
• If you are pregnant or breastfeeding

Talk to your pharmacist or doctor:

Active ingredient

Each 5 ml of oral solution contains
Chlorphenamine Maleate 2 mg.
Also contains: purified water, glycerol (E422),
maltitol liquid (E965), citric acid monohydrate,
sodium benzoate (E211), mint flavour
(containing ethanol 0.2 vol %).

150ml

PL 00014/0606
Text prepared 01/2010
MA Holder: BCM, Nottingham, NG2 3AA
Manufacturer: BCM Ltd., Nottingham, NG2 3AA
Almus® is a registered trademark

• If you have epilepsy, heart or circulatory
disease, liver problems
• If you have high blood pressure, or glaucoma
• If you have asthma, bronchitis
or bronchiectasis
• If you have an overactive thyroid
• If you have difficulty passing urine
• If you have an obstruction in your intestine
• If you have the rare blood disease porphyria
• If you take other medicines
- Other antihistamines, atropine
- Strong painkillers, sleeping tablets
- Tranquillisers, antidepressants, other
medicines for mental problems
- Phenytoin (for epilepsy)
• If you are a man with prostate problems

AL0031/2

5 060057 406083
PIP 113 1309

LOT:
USE BY:

NBSH7

CHLORPHENAMINE
MALEATE
#2 mg / #5 ml
ORAL SOLUTION

CHLORPHENAMINE
MALEATE
#2 mg / #5 ml
ORAL SOLUTION

If you need more advice
ask your pharmacist.

Chlorphenamine
Maleate 2mg/5ml
Oral Solution
Information about some of
the ingredients: This medicine contains
maltitol liquid which may have a mild laxative
effect. If you have been told by your doctor
that you have an intolerance to some sugars,
consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Each 5 ml spoonful contains 1 g maltitol.
This provides 2 kcal per spoonful.
This medicine contains small amounts of
alcohol (ethanol), less than 100 mg per 5 ml
spoonful.

How to take this medicine
Check that the seal is not broken before
first use. If it is, do not take the medicine.
Age
How much How often to take
to take
Adults and Two 5 ml Every 4 to 6 hours, if
children spoonfuls you need to. Don't
of 12 years
take more than 12
and over
spoonfuls in 24 hours
Children of One 5 ml Every 4 to 6 hours, if
6 to 11
spoonful you need to. Don't
years
give more than 6
spoonfuls in 24 hours
Children of Half a
Every 4 to 6 hours, if
2 to 5
5 ml
you need to. Don't
years
spoonful give more than 6 half
spoonfuls in 24 hours
Children of Half a
Twice a day. Don't
12 to 23 5 ml
give more than 2 half
months
spoonful spoonfuls in 24 hours

Swallow the medicine.
Do not give to children under 1 year.
If symptoms do not go away within 5
days, talk to your pharmacist or doctor.
If you take or give too much: Talk to
your doctor or go to your nearest hospital
casualty department straight away. Take
the medicine with you.

Possible side effects

Most people will not have problems but
some may get some of these:
• Drowsiness (which may make you sleep),
dizziness, blurred vision, headaches, fits
• Dry mouth, difficulty passing urine, sweating
• Skin rash, sensitivity to sunlight, other
allergic reactions
• Indigestion, stomach pain, loss of appetite
• Tremors, muscle pain or weakness,
impaired movement or co-ordination, pins
and needles
• Change in heart rate, palpitations, low
blood pressure, ringing in the ears, hair loss
• Blood problems such as anaemia, weariness,
sleep disturbances, liver problems
• Chest pain, thickened bronchial secretions
(which may cause a cough or phlegm)
• Difficulty concentrating, irritability, depression
• Confusion in the elderly
• Hyperactivity in children
Very young children and elderly adults may be
more likely to have some of these side effects.
If any side effect becomes severe, or
you notice any side effect not listed
here, please tell your pharmacist or
doctor.
Keep all medicines out of the sight
and reach of children.
Use by the date on the end flap of the carton.

Read all of this carton for full instructions.

What this medicine is for

Chlorphenamine
Maleate 2mg/5ml
Oral Solution

This medicine contains an antihistamine
which relieves itching and redness of the
skin and swelling associated with allergies,
insect bites, hayfever and other allergic
conditions including reactions to food and
medicines, and year round sneezing and
runny nose.

Before you take this medicine
Warning: May cause drowsiness.
If affected do not drive or operate
machinery. Avoid alcoholic drink.

Do not take:

Hayfever
and Allergy
Relief

• If you are having an asthma attack
• If you are allergic to any of the
ingredients, or any other antihistamines
(you may have had a rash, difficulty breathing,
swollen lips or face after taking them)
• If you are taking monoamine oxidase
inhibitors (for depression) or have taken
them in the last 14 days
• If you are pregnant or breastfeeding

Talk to your pharmacist or doctor:

Active ingredient

Each 5 ml of oral solution contains
Chlorphenamine Maleate 2 mg.
Also contains: purified water, glycerol (E422),
maltitol liquid (E965), citric acid monohydrate,
sodium benzoate (E211), mint flavour
(containing ethanol 0.2 vol %).

150ml

PL 00014/0606
Text prepared 01/2010
MA Holder: BCM, Nottingham, NG2 3AA
Manufacturer: BCM Ltd., Nottingham, NG2 3AA
Almus® is a registered trademark

AL0031/2

5 060057 406083
PIP 113 1309

LOT:
USE BY:

NBSH7

• If you have epilepsy, heart or circulatory
disease, liver problems
• If you have high blood pressure, or glaucoma
• If you have asthma, bronchitis
or bronchiectasis
• If you have an overactive thyroid
• If you have difficulty passing urine
• If you have an obstruction in your intestine
• If you have the rare blood disease porphyria
• If you take other medicines
- Other antihistamines, atropine
- Strong painkillers, sleeping tablets
- Tranquillisers, antidepressants, other
medicines for mental problems
- Phenytoin (for epilepsy)
• If you are a man with prostate problems

CHLORPHENAMINE
MALEATE
#2 mg / #5 ml
ORAL SOLUTION

DIMENSIONS 53 x 135 x 55mm

CHLORPHENAMINE
MALEATE
#2 mg / #5 ml
ORAL SOLUTION

CHLORPHENAMINE
MALEATE
#2 mg / #5 ml
ORAL SOLUTION

How to take this medicine

Check the seal is not broken before first use.
If it is, do not take the medicine.
How much How often to take
Age
to take
Every 4 to 6 hours, if you need
Adults and Two 5ml
Children of 12 spoonfuls to. Don’t take more than
12 spoonfuls in 24 hours
years and over
Every 4 to 6 hours, if you need
Children of One 5ml
to. Don’t give more than 6
6 to 11 years spoonful
spoonfuls in 24 hours
Children of Half a 5ml Every 4 to 6 hours, if you need
to. Don’t give more than 6
2 to 5 years spoonful
half spoonfuls in 24 hours
Children of Half a 5ml Every 4 to 6 hours, if you need
spoonful
to. Don’t give more than 2
12 to 23
half spoonfuls in 24 hours
months

Active ingredient

Each 5 ml of oral solution contains:
Chlorphenamine Maleate 2 mg.
Also contains: maltitol liquid (E965),
ethanol (0.2 vol %).

PL 00014/0606
MA Holder: BCM, Nottingham, NG2 3AA
Manufacturer: BCM Ltd., Nottingham, NG2 3AA
Almus® is a registered trademark

PIP 113 1309

LCBP6

Do not use more than the amount
recommended.
Do not give to children under 1 year.
Keep all medicines out of the
sight and reach of children.
Use by the date on the label edge.

Chlorphenamine
Maleate
2mg/5ml
Oral Solution
Hayfever and
Allergy Relief

150ml

Lot:
Use By:

Warning. May cause drowsiness.
If affected do not drive or operate
machinery. Avoid alcoholic drink.

AL0031/2

Read and keep carton for full instructions.

Before you take this medicine

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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