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Active substance(s): AMMONIA LIQUOR 880/890 / EUCALYPTUS OIL

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eucalyptus and ammonia

Read all of this leaflet carefully
before you start taking this
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it
• If you have any further questions, ask your
doctor or pharmacist.
• Do not pass it on to others. It may harm
them, even if their symptoms are the same
as yours.

5. How to store

1. What Mackenzies Smelling Salts
are and what they are used for
2. Before you use
3. How to use
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store
6. Further information

What Mackenzies Smelling Salts contain
• The active substances (the ingredients that make
the smelling salts work) are 0.539g eucalyptus oil
and at least 8.82g
ammonia liquor 880/890 per bottle.
• The other ingredients are glycerol, soft soap,
tapioca and water.

1. What Mackenzies Smelling Salts
are and what they are used for

Mackenzies Smelling Salts may be used for the relief
of the symptoms of inflamed mucous membranes
of the head and throat where thick phlegm is
produced (catarrh) and head colds.

Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Store in a cool place.
Do not use Mackenzies Smelling Salts after the
expiry date stated on the bottle. The expiry date
refers to the last day of that month.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater
or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to
dispose of medicines no longer required. These
measures will help to protect the environment.

6. Further information

What Mackenzies Smelling Salts look
like and contents of the pack
Mackenzies Smelling Salts are white granules soaked
in a liquid.
Pack size is 17ml.
Marketing Authorisation Holder and Manufacturer
Actavis, Barnstaple, EX32 8NS, UK.
This leaflet was last revised in May 2015

2. Before you use

Do not use Mackenzies Smelling Salts in children
under 3 months old.

3. How to use

Inhale only.
Inhale vapour through nostrils as required.
If symptoms persist, consult your doctor.

4. Possible side effects

Mackenzies Smelling Salts should not cause any
unwanted effects.
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.


MacKenzies Smelling Salts PIL UK
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