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Thornton & Ross
Effective relief of
troublesome dry coughs
and irritation in the
throat and chest
Troublesome Dry Coughs
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IMPORTANT: Peel top leaf and
read all text inside BEFORE use.
Do not peel off, re-fix for future use.
Thornton & Ross Bronchial Balsam Syrup is for relief of
the symptoms of dry coughs from colds and bronchitis.
SHAKE THE BOTTLE VIGOROUSLY.
Take the solution by mouth.
Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years:
Take 2 x 5ml spoonfuls every 4 hours if required.
Do not give to children under 12 years old unless your doctor tells you to.
DO NOT EXCEED THE STATED DOSE.
Talk to your doctor before use if you have a history of
Peel where shown for further precautions
If symptoms persist consult your doctor.
Do not store above 25°C.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Active ingredients per 5ml: dextromethorphan
hydrobromide 7.5mg, menthol 2.5mg.
Also contains: ethanol, glycerol (E422), sucrose,
Alcohol 0.18 vol%, Sucrose 3.07g per 5ml.
See reverse for full list.
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Thornton & Ross Bronchial Balsam Syrup contains
dextromethorphan which reduces the desire to cough
and menthol which relieves irritation, reduces
congestion and helps you breathe more easily.
1. Before you use this medicine
Do not use the medicine if you have…
An allergy to any of the ingredients listed in
section 3 Taken MAOIs (monoamine oxidase
inhibitors) for depression within the last two weeks
Shortage of breathLiver problems An asthma
attack A persistent cough or one which produces
phlegm Or are under 12 years.
Talk to your doctor if you have…
A history of asthma
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you are
Cimetidine for stomach ulcers.
Pregnant or breastfeeding….
Ask your doctor of pharmacist for advice before using if
you are pregnant, might be pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Driving and using machines….
This medicine normally works without causing
drowsiness, but care should be taken initially as in rare
cases drowsiness may occur. If you are affected do not
drive or operate machinery.
The medicine can affect your ability to drive 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
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.
Important Ingredient Information
Contains 3.07g of sucrose per 5ml dose. This should
be taken into account in people with diabetes. If you
have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your
doctor before taking this medicine.
It contains small amounts of ethanol (alcohol), less
than 100mg per 10ml dose.
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2. Possible Side Effects
Like all medicines, Thornton & Ross Bronchial Balsam
Syrup can have side effects, although these don’t affect
Possible side effects: drowsiness dizziness sickness
or feeling sick constipation stomach discomfort
If you notice these or other side effects not listed,
stop use and tell your doctor or pharmacist.
3. FURTHER INFORMATION
If you accidentally take too much 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
The active ingredients per 5ml are: dextromethorphan
hydrobromide 7.5mg, menthol 2.5mg.
The other ingredients are: ethanol, glycerol (E422),
capsicum tincture (capsicum oleoresin), peppermint oil,
anise oil, citric acid (E330), macrogol cetostearyl ether,
caramel (E150), diethyl ether, cineole, chloroform,
sucrose and purified water.
What the medicine looks like
Thornton & Ross Bronchial Balsam Syrup is a brown
It is supplied in 150ml bottles.
This label was revised in April 2014
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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