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GALPSEUD PLUS LINCTUS
Active substance(s): CHLORPHENAMINE MALEATE / PSEUDOEPHEDRINE HYDROCHLORIDE
! 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.
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
• 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
• 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
! If you accidentally take too much
effects stop use and tell your doctor
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:
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:
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:
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
men • Hallucinations • Delusions.
If you notice these or any other side
see a doctor straight away.
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• Prostate problems.
Possible side effects
This label was
last revised in
the licence holder
HD7 5QH, UK.
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