SIMPLE LINCTUS PAEDIATRIC
Active substance(s): CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE
65MM X 170MM MULTIPEEL WITH 50MM HINGE LEFT
For relief of dry, irritating coughs.
Take the oral solution by mouth.
Children 1- 5 years: Give 1 x 5ml spoonful.
Children 6 -12 years: Give 2 x 5ml
Repeat the dose up to four times a day if
If symptoms persist for more than 5 days
consult a doctor.
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Citric Acid Monohydrate
For relief of dry, irritating coughs
Active ingredient per 5ml: citric acid
monohydrate (E330) 31.25 mg.
Also contains amongst other
ingredients: glycerol (E422), maltitol
liquid, sodium benzoate (E211) and
aniseed flavour (contains propylene glycol).
Maltitol liquid 4.2g per 5ml.
LOT, MAN & EXP
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Do not store above 25°C.
Once opened, use within three months.
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Manufactured by the licence holder:
Thornton and Ross Ltd., Huddersfield,
HD7 5QH, UK.
5 011309 401516
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FRONT FACE REVERSE:
This medicine is a demulcent. It coats the throat
and relieves dry irritating coughs.
2. Possible side effects
There are no known side effects from using this medicine
when used as directed.
If taken excessively above the stated dose, glycerol present in
Do not use the medicine if your child
the medicine may cause headache, stomach upset and
• An allergy to any of the ingredients listed in
If you notice any side effects, stop use and tell your doctor or
pharmacist. They will tell you what to do.
Pregnant or breastfeeding….
Reporting of side effects
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or
using this medicine if you are pregnant, might be
nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this
pregnant or are breastfeeding. Simple Linctus
leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow
Paediatric Sugar Free should not be used in
pregnancy unless the doctor has told you to do so. Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard
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Important ingredient information
information on the safety of this medicine.
• This product contains 4.2g of maltitol liquid per
5ml dose. If you have been told by your doctor
that you have an intolerance to some sugars,
contact your doctor before taking this medicinal
product. Calorific value 2.3 kcal/g of maltitol
liquid. Maltitol may have a mild laxative effect.
1. Before you use this medicine
3. Further information
If you accidentally give too much see a doctor straight
away. Take the pack with you to show which medicine
your child has 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
The active ingredient per 5ml is: citric acid monohydrate
The other ingredients are: glycerol (E422), aniseed
flavour (contains propylene glycol), maltitol liquid, sodium
benzoate (E211) and purified water.
What the medicine looks like
Simple Linctus Paediatric Sugar Free is a colourless
It is supplied in a 200ml bottle.
This label was last revised in December 2014
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Simple Linctus Paediatric Sugar Free
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65 x 170mm
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