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CARE DECONGESTANT TABLETS

Active substance(s): PSEUDOEPHEDRINE HYDROCHLORIDE

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• Bladder problems.
• Prostate problems.
• Mild kidney problems.
• Severe liver disease.

Care Decongestant Tablets are for the relief of
nose, sinus and upper chest congestion. The
tablets contain pseudoephedrine which works
to restrict blood vessels, reduces swelling
and production of mucous and so relieves
congestion.

Important
IG Code side effects:
23868403
If you think you have any of the following side
210 x 148mm
Dimensions
effects or symptoms,
stop using this medicine
immediately
and2see a doctorDate
as soon21.06.2016
as
Proof No.
possible.

Care Decongestant Tablets are curved white
tablets embossed with “60” on one side.
They are supplied in blister packs of 12.

Marketing authorisation holder and
manufacturer
Thornton and Ross Ltd., Huddersfield,
HD7 5QH, UK.

This leaflet was revised in June 2016­

• Allergic reactions which may cause difficulty in
breathing, fever, swelling of the mouth, lips or
skin, severe rashes, itching or stomach pain.
23868403
PM/20/485

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Operator

Approved by
Date

gill.kennedy

Artwork No. 666441
CRN

13085

Reason for
Change

Replace Customer with T&R as
batch release site

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A

Issued by
Date
MHRA/IMB
submission
required

Yes

21.06.2016

What the medicine looks like

Date

Like all medicines, Care Decongestant Tablets
Component
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can
have side effects,
affect
everyone. 12's
Pack Size

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Reporting
of side effects
If youProcess
get any
side effects, talk to your
doctor,
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pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible
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not print)
side effects
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.

The active ingredient per tablet is:
pseudoephedrine hydrochloride 60mg.
The other ingredients are: lactose,
microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate.

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Product
Title
4.
Possible
side effects

If you notice these or any other side effect not
included above, stop use and tell your doctor or
pharmacist. They will tell you what to do.

What is in this medicine

Proof No.

If you accidentally take too many, see a doctor
straight away. Take the pack with you to show
MHRA medicine
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which
you have swallowed.

6. Further information

210 x 148mm

If you take too many

• Keep it out of the sight and reach of children.
• Store in a cool dry place.
• Protect from light.
• Do not use after the expiry date shown on the
carton. The expiry date refers to the last day
of that month.
• Medicine should not be disposed of via
wastewater or household waste. Ask your
pharmacist how to dispose of any unused
medicine. These measures will help to protect
the environment.

Dimensions

If you forget a dose:
Take the next dose as soon as you remember.
Do not take a double dose to make up for the
one you missed.

5. Storing this medicine

23868403

Do not give to children under 12 years.

Other possible side effects are:
• Hallucinations.
• Restlessness.
• Unable to sleep or disturbed sleep.
• Feeling sick or being sick.
• Headache.
• Skin rashes, lumps and red skin patches.
• Feeling anxious, irritable or excited.
• Glaucoma (raised pressure in the eyeball).
• Difficulty passing urine.
• Abnormal or rapid heartbeat.
• Palpitations.
• High blood pressure.
• Poor circulation e.g. cold feet or hands.
• Trembling.
• Dry mouth.
• Rarely, mental disorders.

12's

Children under 12 years

23868403
PM/20/485

IG Code

• Take one tablet four times a day.

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Pack Size


Adults, the elderly and children
over 12 years

• This medicine contains lactose. If you have
been told by your doctor that you have an
intolerance to some sugars, contact your
doctor before taking this medicinal product.

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Take this medicine by mouth.
Do not exceed the stated dose.


Important information about some
of the ingredients

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3. How to use this medicine

Care Decongestant Tablets should not be used
in pregnancy or when breastfeeding. Ask your
doctor or pharmacist for further advice.

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1. What the medicine is for

Talk to your doctor if you have….

Pregnant or breastfeeding….

Leaflet

Now read all of the leaflet before you use this
medicine. It includes other information which
might be especially important for you.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it
again.
• Ask your pharmacist if you need any more
information or advice.
• If any of the side effects gets serious, or if
you notice any side effects not listed in this
leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

Component

• To children under 12 years old.
• To anyone who is allergic to the ingredients
listed. See section 6.
• With other nasal decongestants including
sprays.

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Do not give....

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• This medicine relieves congestion in the nose,
sinus and upper chest.
• It can be used by adults, the elderly and
children over 12 years.

• An allergy to any of the ingredients listed in
section 6.
• Taken medicine for depression (monoamine
oxidase inhibitors/MAOIs) within the last two
weeks.
• Taken other nasal decongestants including
sprays.
• Taken beta-blockers.
• Severe kidney problems.
• Heart disease.
• Circulation problems.
• High blood pressure.
• Diabetes.
• An overactive thyroid gland.
• Glaucoma (raised pressure inside the eyeball).
• Phaeochromocytoma (a rare tumour of the
adrenal glands).
• Or you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
• Do not give to children under 12 years.

• Medicines to reduce your appetite.
• Medicines which stimulate the nervous system,
eg. amphetamines (used to treat Narcolepsy
and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder).
• Medicines which lower your blood pressure.
• Medicines for mental illness.
• Antidepressants including moclobemide.
• Beta-blockers for a heart condition.
• Cardiac glycosides (eg. digoxin, digitoxin).
• Rasagiline or Selegiline for Parkinson’s disease.
• Ergotamine or methysergide for migraine relief.
• Aproclonidine for glaucoma.
• Quinidine for irregular heartbeat.
• Kaolin and aluminium hydroxide (antacids).
• The antibiotic Furazolidone.
• If you go into hospital, tell the doctor you
are using Care Decongestant Tablets as they
may affect some hospital medicines and
anaesthetics.

Care Decongestant Tablets Custom

Important information about Care
Decongestant Tablets

Do not use the medicine if you
have….

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if
you are taking….

Product Title

(pseudoephedrine hydrochloride)

2. Before you use this
medicine

MHRA Header Box

Care Decongestant
Tablets

Care Decongestant
Tablets
(pseudoephedrine hydrochloride)
Important information about Care
Decongestant Tablets

• This medicine relieves congestion in the nose,
sinus and upper chest.
• It can be used by adults, the elderly and
children over 12 years.

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Do not give....

• To children under 12 years old.
• To anyone who is allergic to the ingredients
listed. See section 6.
• With other nasal decongestants including
sprays.
Now read all of the leaflet before you use this
medicine. It includes other information which
might be especially important for you.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
• Ask your pharmacist if you need any more
information or advice.
• If any of the side effects gets serious, or if
you notice any side effects not listed in this
leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

1. What the medicine is for
Care Decongestant Tablets are for the relief of
nose, sinus and upper chest congestion. The
tablets contain pseudoephedrine which works
to restrict blood vessels, reduces swelling and
production of mucous and so relieves congestion.

2. B
 efore you use this
medicine
Do not use the medicine if you
have….

• An allergy to any of the ingredients listed in
section 6.
• Taken medicine for depression (monoamine
oxidase inhibitors/MAOIs) within the last two
weeks.
• Taken other nasal decongestants including
sprays.
• Taken beta-blockers.
• Severe kidney problems.
• Heart disease.
• Circulation problems.
• High blood pressure.
• Diabetes.
• An overactive thyroid gland.
• Glaucoma (raised pressure inside the
eyeball).
• Phaeochromocytoma (a rare tumour of the
adrenal glands).
• Or you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
• Do not give to children under 12 years.

Talk to your doctor if you have….
• Bladder problems.
• Prostate problems.
• Mild kidney problems.
• Severe liver disease.

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if
you are taking….

• Medicines to reduce your appetite.
• Medicines which stimulate the nervous system,
eg. amphetamines (used to treat Narcolepsy
and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder).
• Medicines which lower your blood pressure.
• Medicines for mental illness.
• Antidepressants including moclobemide.
• Beta-blockers for a heart condition.
• Cardiac glycosides (eg. digoxin, digitoxin).
• Rasagiline or Selegiline for Parkinson’s disease.
• Ergotamine or methysergide for migraine relief.
• Aproclonidine for glaucoma.
• Quinidine for irregular heartbeat.
• Kaolin and aluminium hydroxide (antacids).
• The antibiotic Furazolidone.
• If you go into hospital, tell the doctor you
are using Care Decongestant Tablets as they
may affect some hospital medicines and
anaesthetics.

Pregnant or breastfeeding….

Care Decongestant Tablets should not be used
in pregnancy or when breastfeeding. Ask your
doctor or pharmacist for further advice.


Important information about some
of the ingredients
• This medicine contains lactose. If you have
been told by your doctor that you have an
intolerance to some sugars, contact your
doctor before taking this medicinal product.

Turn over
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Operator

Approved by
Date

gill.kennedy

Artwork No 450572-463424
Suf fix

CRN

9586

Reason for
Change

Type II safety updates

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Issued by
Date

MHRA/IMB
submission Yes
required

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02.10.2013
Date

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Proof No.

• Allergic reactions which may cause difficulty
Proof
No.
02.10.2013
7 swelling ofDate
in breathing,
fever,
the mouth,
lips
or skin, severe rashes, itching or stomach pain.

210 x 148mm

This leaflet was revised in October 2013

Dimensions

Thornton and Ross Ltd., Huddersfield,
HD7 5QH, UK.

210 x 148mm

Dimensions

Fonts Used

Marketing authorisation holder and
manufacturer

23871402

Important
side effects:
Component
Leaflet
If you think you have any of the following side
Pack Size
12's
effects
or symptoms,
stop using this medicine
immediately
and 23871402
see a doctor as soon as
IG Code
possible.

What the medicine looks like

Care Decongestant Tablets are curved white
tablets embossed with “60” on one side.
They are supplied in blister packs of 12.

IG Code

Like all medicines, Care Decongestant Tablets
Care Decongestant
Tablets
Product
can
have side effects,
although these
don’tStrides
Title
affect everyone.

If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor,
pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible
sideCeffects
not listed in this leaflet.
You can
olours Used
Fonts Used
also report side effects directly via the Yellow
Helvetica
Card Scheme
at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.
Process Black
By reporting side effects you can help provide
Keyline (Does not print)
more information on the safety of this
medicine.

12's

4.
Possible
MHRA
Header Box side effects

Reporting of side effects

The active ingredient per tablet is:
pseudoephedrine hydrochloride 60mg.
The other ingredients are: lactose,
microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate.

Pack Size

If you accidentally take too many, see a doctor
straight away. Take the pack with you to show
which medicine you have swallowed.

What is in this medicine

Keyline (Does not print)

If you take too many

6. Further information

Process Black

If you forget a dose:
Take the next dose as soon as you remember.
Do not take a doubl­­e dose to make up for the
one you missed.

Leaflet

REVERSE FACE TOP

Do not give to children under 12 years.

Component

Children under 12 years

Colours Used

• Take one tablet four times a day.

• Keep it out of the sight and reach of children.
• Store in a cool dry place.
• Protect from light.
• Do not use after the expiry date shown on the
carton. The expiry date refers to the last day
of that month.
• Medicine should not be disposed of via
wastewater or household waste. Ask your
pharmacist how to dispose of any unused
medicine. These measures will help to protect
the environment.

Care Decongestant Tablets Strides


Adults, the elderly and children
over 12 years

5. Storing this medicine

Product
Title

Take this medicine by mouth.
Do not exceed the stated dose.

Other possible side effects are:
• Hallucinations.
• Restlessness.
• Unable to sleep or disturbed sleep.
• Feeling sick or being sick.
• Headache.
• Skin rashes, lumps and red skin patches.
• Feeling anxious, irritable or excited.
• Glaucoma (raised pressure in the eyeball).
• Difficulty passing urine.
• Abnormal or rapid heartbeat.
• Palpitations.
• High blood pressure.
• Poor circulation e.g. cold feet or hands.
• Trembling.
• Dry mouth.
• Rarely, mental disorders.
If you notice these or any other side effect not
included above, stop use and tell your doctor or
pharmacist. They will tell you what to do.

MHRA Header Box

3. How to use this medicine

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