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GALPSEUD PLUS LINCTUS

Active substance(s): CHLORPHENAMINE MALEATE / PSEUDOEPHEDRINE HYDROCHLORIDE / CHLORPHENAMINE MALEATE / PSEUDOEPHEDRINE HYDROCHLORIDE / CHLORPHENAMINE MALEATE / PSEUDOEPHEDRINE HYDROCHLORIDE

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Galpseud

plus

! Talk to your doctor if you are taking….

• Other decongestants • Medicines to reduce
your appetite • Medicines which stimulate the
nervous system (amphetamines) • Medicines
which lower your blood pressure • Beta
blockers for a heart condition • The antibiotic
Furazolidone • Cardiac glycosides for heart
problems • Any tranquillisers, antidepressants,
sedatives or sleeping tablets • Any medicine
for mental illness.

galpseud
Linctus
500ml
plus
linctus
Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride,
chlorphenamine maleate
Read all the label before use.
What the medicine is for

Galpseud Plus Linctus contains pseudoephedrine
to reduce congestion and chlorphenamine, an
antihistamine, to control the symptoms of
allergies. It is for relief of allergic rhinitis caused
by hay fever and other allergies.

Before you use the medicine….

 Do not use the medicine if you have….

• An allergy to any of the ingredients listed.
• Epilepsy • Taken MAOIs (monoamine oxidase
inhibitors) for depression within the last two
weeks • High blood pressure or are taking
medicine for high blood pressure • Or give to
children under 2 years old.

! Talk to your doctor if you have….

• Asthma • Kidney or liver problems • Heart
disease • Diabetes • An overactive thyroid gland
• Glaucoma (raised eyeball pressure) • Bladder
problems including difficulty passing water

! Pregnant or breastfeeding

Galpseud Plus Linctus should not be used in
pregnancy or breastfeeding unless the doctor
has told you to do so.

! Important information about some of
the ingredients

• Contains sodium parahydroxybenzoates
(E215, E219) and amaranth (E123). May cause
allergic reactions (possibly delayed).
• It contains 1.9vol% of ethanol (alcohol), i.e.
up to 154mg per dose, equivalent to 4ml of
beer or 2ml of wine per dose. Harmful for
those suffering from alcoholism. To be taken
into account in children and high risk groups
such as patients with liver disease or epilepsy.

 How to use the medicine

• Take the liquid by mouth • The normal dose
is given below but your doctor may prescribe a
different amount for you. Always follow the
instructions given by the doctor or pharmacist.
Adults, the elderly and children over
12 years:
• Take 2 x 5ml spoonfuls three times a day.

Children 6 - 12 years:
• Take 1 x 5ml spoonful three times a day.
Children 2 - 6 years:
• Take ½ x 5ml (2.5ml) spoonful three
times a day.
Do not give to children under 2 years old.
Warning: Do not exceed the stated
dose. May cause drowsiness, if
affected do not drive or operate
machinery. Avoid alcoholic drink.
If symptoms persist ask your doctor
for advice.

! If you accidentally take too much

effects stop use and tell your doctor
or pharmacist.
Reporting of side effects
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 medicine.

Storing the medicine

Do not store above 25°C.
Protect from light.
Keep out of the sight and reach
Important side effects:
of children.
If you think you have any of the
following side effects or symptoms, stop Use by the date shown on the label.
using this medicine immediately and see Active ingredients per 5ml:
pseudoephedrine hydrochloride
a doctor as soon as possible. • Severe
30mg, chlorphenamine maleate 2mg.
rash • Swelling of the mouth, lips or
Also contains: citric acid
tongue • Blistering of the skin • Fits.
monohydrate (E330), sodium
Other possible side effects are:
parahydroxybenzoates (E215, E219),
• Loss of appetite • Feeling or being
ethanol, amaranth (E123), carmellose
sick • Constipation • Headaches �
sodium (E466), levomenthol,
• Blurred vision • Anxiety • Tremor �
condensed milk flavour, orange
• Dry mouth • Drowsiness �
flavour, glycerol and purified water.
• Sleeplessness and other sleep
disorders • Dizziness • Irregular
What the medicine looks like
heartbeat • Tingling • High blood
Galpseud Plus Linctus is a red
pressure • Difficulty passing water in
syrupy liquid.
men • Hallucinations • Delusions.
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If you notice these or any other side
see a doctor straight away.

5 011309 872316

• Prostate problems.

Possible side effects

This label was
last revised in
November 2014
Manufactured by
the licence holder
Thornton and
Ross Ltd.,
Huddersfield,
HD7 5QH, UK.
PL 00240/0108

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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