MENTHOL AND EUCALYPTUS INHALATION BP 1980
Active substance(s): EUCALYPTUS OIL / MENTHOL
IMPORTANT: Peel this label at
corner and read BEFORE use. Do
not tear off, re-fix for future use.
For symptomatic relief of coughs, colds and
blocked noses. Inhale the steamy vapour
through the mouth and nose. SHAKE WELL
BEFORE USE. Adults, the elderly and
children over 3 months: Add 1 x 5ml
spoonful to 568ml (1 pint) of hot (not boiling)
water. Inhale the vapour. Repeat after 4 hours
if required. Do not give to children under 3
months old unless your doctor tells you to.
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY.
Relieves coughs, colds
& blocked noses
Peel where shown for further
menthol 2% w/v,
eucalyptus oil 10% v/v.
magnesium carbonate, benzalkonium chloride
and purified water. Do not store above 25°C.
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Manufactured by the licence holder L.C.M.
Ltd., Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK for
Thornton and Ross Ltd., Huddersfield,
HD7 5QH, UK.
PL 12965/0027 21511009
5 011309 034912
FRONT FACE REVERSE
This medicine contains menthol and eucalyptus oil which
Important ingredient information
are decongestants and help ease breathing difficulties.
• This product contains benzalkonium chloride which
may cause difficulty in breathing or wheezing.
1. Before you use this medicine
Do not use the medicine if you or your
2. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Menthol & Eucalyptus Inhalation can
have side effects, although these don’t affect everyone.
Important side effects in infants:
If you think your child has any of the following side
Pregnant or breastfeeding….
Using Menthol & Eucalyptus Inhalation during pregnancy effects or symptoms, stop using this medicine
and breastfeeding is unlikely to have any ill effects when immediately and see a doctor as soon as possible.
• Difficulty in breathing or collapse.
used as directed. If unsure, talk to your doctor or
• An allergy to any of the ingredients listed on the front.
• Or your child is under 3 months old.
Other possible side effects are:
• Allergic reactions such as itching, swelling and
blistering, including contact dermatitis.
If you notice these or any other side effects, stop use and
tell your doctor or pharmacist. They will tell you what to
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.
3. Further information
If you accidentally swallow some see a doctor
straight away. Take the pack with you to show which
medicine you have swallowed.
• Do not use after the expiry date. The expiry date refers
to the last day of that month.
• Return any unused medicine to the pharmacy for
What the medicine looks like
Menthol & Eucalyptus Inhalation is a cloudy white liquid
which separates on standing.
It is supplied in 100ml bottles.
This label was last revised in February 2015
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Menthol & Eucalyptus Inhalation
Landscape peelable label
42 x 150mm
Text free area (non-printing)
Data Matrix: 21511009 VERIFIED
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Artwork No 557448
Addition of reporting of side
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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