COVONIA VAPOUR DROPS
Active substance(s): MENTHOL / PEPPERMINT OIL
Covonia Vapour Drops
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(menthol, peppermint oil)
Do not use the medicine if you or
Important information about Covonia Vapour
• This medicine relieves nasal congestion,
catarrh and hay fever in adults and children
over 2 years old.
your child have….
• An allergy to any of the ingredients listed in
• Or is under 2 years old.
Do not use….
• For anyone under 2 years old.
Pregnant or breastfeeding….
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before
using this medicine if you are pregnant, might
be pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Covonia Vapour Drops should not be used in
pregnancy unless the doctor has told you to do
Now read the rest 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
• 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.
3. How to use this medicine
Covonia Vapour Drops contain menthol and
peppermint oil which relieve nasal congestion.
The drops relieve the symptoms of catarrh, hay
fever and nasal congestion.
• Sprinkle a few drops onto a handkerchief and
inhale the vapour as required.
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor,
pharmacist or nurse. 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
Like all medicines, Covonia Vapour Drops can
have side effects, although these don’t affect
• Allergic reactions may occur, such as contact
dermatitis and local skin irritation.
If you notice this or any other side effect not
included above, stop use and tell your doctor or
pharmacist. They will tell you what to do.
Covonia Vapour Drops is a clear yellow liquid.
It is supplied in 7.5ml, 15ml and 30ml bottles.
Marketing authorisation holder and
Thornton and Ross Ltd., Huddersfield,
HD7 5QH, UK.
Covonia is a trade mark of Thornton & Ross Ltd
menthol 17.5% w/v, peppermint oil 0.2% v/v.
The other ingredients are:
oil, cajuput oil,
flat (27 x 123mm folded)
fragrance oil, industrial methylated spirit.
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What is in this medicine
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Addition of reporting of side
4. Possible side effects
What the medicine looks like
• Keep it out of the sight and reach of children.
• Do not store above 25°C.
• 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
of any unused
medicine. These measures will help to protect
Covonia Vapour Drops
If you accidentally swallow some, see a doctor
straight away. Take the pack with you to show
which medicine you have swallowed.
This leaflet was last revised in February 2015
5. Storing this medicine
If you swallow some
Reporting of side effects
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Avoid contact with the eyes.
Avoid direct contact with the skin.
Do not place directly into the nostrils.
Do not swallow.
If your symptoms persist you should ask your
doctor for advice.
Adults and children over 2 years
1. What the medicine is for
Do not give to children under 2 years
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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