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LEMOCALM DRY COUGH 10MG/5ML ORAL SOLUTION

Active substance(s): DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE / DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE / DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE

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LemoCalm Dry Cough 10 mg/5 ml Oral
Solution
Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this
medicine because it contains important information for you.
- Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again
- Ask your pharmacist if you need more information or advice
- If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This
includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.
- You must talk to a doctor if you do not feel better or if you feel
worse.
What is in this leaflet:
1. What LemoCalm® Dry Cough is and what it is used for
2. What you need to know before you take LemoCalm®
Dry Coughs
3. How to take LemoCalm® Dry Cough
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store LemoCalm® Dry Cough
6. Contents of the pack and other information
The name of your medicine is LemoCalm® Dry Cough 10 mg/5 ml
Oral Solution, but is referred as ‘LemoCalm® Dry Cough’ throughout
the leaflet.

1. What LemoCalm® Dry Cough is and
what it is used for
LemoCalm® Dry Cough acts as a cough suppressant which acts to
reduce coughing.
It can be used to relieve of persistent dry irritant coughs. Dry coughs
do not produce phlegm or mucus on the chest.

The medicine is for use in adults and children aged 12 years and
over.

2. What you need to know before you take
LemoCalm® Dry Cough
Do not take this medicine
• If you are allergic to this medicine or any of the other ingredients
of this medicine (listed in Section 6);
• If you are currently taking a prescription monoamine oxidase
inhibitor (MAOI), used to treat depression or have taken this
medicine in the last 14 days;
• If you are currently taking a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor
(SSRI), used to treat depression and anxiety or have taken this
medicine in the last 14 days;
• If you are currently taking any other medication for depression,
psychiatric, or emotional conditions, or Parkinson’s disease;
• If you suffer from lung disease (including asthma or any other
lung or breathing problems);
If any of these apply to you, get advice from a doctor or pharmacist
without using LemoCalm® Dry Cough.
Warnings and Precautions
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking LemoCalm® Dry
Cough:
• If you suffer from liver or kidney problems;
• If you have a persistent cough (if your cough lasts more than
7 days) such as occurs with smoking, asthma or produces a lot
of mucus (phlegm);
• If you have had problems with drugs or alcohol in the past.
Other medicines and LemoCalm® Dry Cough
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken
or might take any other medicines.

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• Antipsychotics (haloperidol, thioridazine drugs used to treat
mood disorders);
• Amiodarone, propafenone and quinidine (used to treat an
irregular heart beat).
Pregnancy, Breast-feeding and Fertility
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or
are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice
before taking this medicine.
LemoCalm® Dry Cough with food drink and alcohol
You should not drink alcohol whilst you are on this medicine.
Driving and using machines
LemoCalm® Dry Cough can affect your ability to drive or operate
machinery as it may make you sleepy or dizzy.
• Do not drive while taking this medicine until you know how it
affects you.
• It is an offence to drive if this medicine affects your ability to drive.
• However, you would not be committing an offence if:
- The medicine has been prescribed to treat a medical or dental
problem and
- You have taken it according to the instructions given by the
prescriber or in the information provided with the medicine
and
- It was not affecting your ability to drive safely
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure whether it is safe
for you to drive while taking this medicine.
This medicine contains Maltitol and Naphthol red
If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to
some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicinal
product.
Naphthol red may cause allergic reactions.

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PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR USER

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For oral use only.
Do not take more than the stated dose shown below.
The recommended dose is:
Age

Dose

Adults and children aged
12 years and over:

Take one or two 5 ml spoonfuls
every 4 – 6 hours.

• Do not exceed a maximum of eight 5 ml spoonfuls per day.
If symptoms persist, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Children under 12 years
Do not give to children under 12 years of age.
If you take more LemoCalm® Dry Cough than you should
If anyone has too much, contact your nearest Hospital Casualty/
Accident and Emergency Department take this medication in its
original packaging with you.
If you forget to take this medicine
You should only take this medicine as required following the dosage
instructions above carefully.
If you forget to take a dose, take the next dose when needed.
Do not take a double dose to make up for the forgotten dose.

4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although
not everybody gets them.
Mild effects that may occur include:
• Dizziness.

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.

5. How to store LemoCalm® Dry Cough
• Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
• Do not store above 25°C. Store in the original container. Keep
the container tightly closed.
• Do not use this medicine after the expiry date printed on the
pack. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
• Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household
waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no
longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.

6. Contents of the pack and other information
What LemoCalm® Dry Cough contains
• The active substance in LemoCalm ® Dry Cough is
Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide.
• Each 5 ml of LemoCalm ® Dry Cough contains 10 mg of
Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide. The other ingredients are:
Sodium Benzoate, Anhydrous citric acid, Liquid maltitol, Saccharin
sodium, Propylene glycol, Strawberry flavour (containing
propylene glycol and alphatocopherol), Contramarum flavouring
(containing propylene glycol and benzyl alcohol), Naphthol red.

Marketing Authorisation Holder and Manufacturer
Name and Address:
Bristol Laboratories Ltd.,
Unit 3, Canalside, Northbridge Road,
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire,
United Kingdom, HP4 1EG
Telephone: 0044 (0)1442 200922
Fax:
0044 (0)1442 873717
Email:
info@bristol-labs.co.uk
LemoCalm® Dry Cough 10 mg/5 ml Oral Solution:
PL 17907/0314
This leaflet was last revised in October 2016
To request a copy of this leaflet in Braille, large print or audio
format, please contact the licence holder at the address (or
telephone, fax, email) above.

What LemoCalm® Dry Cough looks like and contents of the pack
• LemoCalm ® Dry Cough is a limpid red solution for oral
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administration, packed into amber coloured polyethylene
terephthalate (PET) bottle, closed by a high density
polyethylene (HDPE) white coloured closure. 1.25, 2.5 and
5 ml polypropylene doubled spoon with EC mark are provided
as administration device.
• LemoCalm® Dry Cough is available in bottles of 150 ml.

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Always take this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as
your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or
pharmacist if you are not sure.

• Nausea or vomiting.
• Upset stomach.

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3. How to take LemoCalm® Dry Cough

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. This information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. If you have questions about the substances you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

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