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THORNTON & ROSS NIGHT TIME ORAL COUGH SYRUP 150ml FRONT LABEL
PL 00240/0364
Thornton & Ross NIGHT TIME Oral Cough Syrup
Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide
Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride
Calms and controls troublesome coughs and so aids restful sleep
DRY NIGHT TIME COUGHS
ONLY FOR USE AT NIGHT TIME

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THORNTON & ROSS NIGHT TIME ORAL COUGH SYRUP 150ml
BACK LABEL LEAFLET
PL 00240/0364
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Do not store above 25°C.
Protect from light.
MA holder and manufacturer Thornton and Ross Ltd., Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK
PL 00240/0364
150ml e
Thornton & Ross Night Time Oral Cough Syrup is for night time relief of the symptoms of dry coughs
and congestion from colds.
SHAKE THE BOTTLE. Take the solution by mouth.
Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years: Take 3 x 5ml spoonfuls at bedtime. Repeat after 6 hours if
required.
Do not give to children under 12 years old.
DO NOT EXCEED THE STATED DOSE.
Do not take with any other cough and cold medicine.
Peel where shown for further precautions.
If symptoms persist consult your doctor.
Warning: causes drowsiness which may continue the next day. If affected do not drive or operate
machinery. Avoid alcoholic drink.
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Active ingredients per 5ml: dextromethorphan hydrobromide 6.65mg, diphenhydramine hydrochloride
10mg.
Also contains: ethanol, glycerol (E422), sorbitol (E420), sodium benzoate, maltitol liquid, propylene glycol.
Alcohol 7.3 vol%.
See reverse for full list.
Thornton & Ross Night Time Oral Cough Syrup contains dextromethorphan which reduces the desire to
cough and diphenhydramine (an antihistamine) which dries up your runny nose and relieves congestion.
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 or are taking SSRIs for depression • Shortage of breath • Liver
problems • Porphyria • Asthma or a cough which produces phlegm.
Talk to your doctor if you have….
• Glaucoma • Difficulty passing urine • Prostate trouble • A blocked intestine • Epilepsy • Heart problems •
A cough which lasts a long time • Or you are prone to allergies
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking….
• Alcohol • Cimetidine for stomach ulcers • Medicines for depression or Parkinson’s disease (e.g. rasagiline,
moclobenide, venlafaxine) • Medicines for mental illness (e.g. haloperidol, thioridazine) • Medicines for
anxiety or to help you sleep (e.g. diazepam) • Memantine for Alzheimer’s disease • Medicines for irregular
heartbeat (e.g. amiodarone, propafenone, quinidine, beta blockers) • Antihistamines • Betahistine for vertigo
or histamine for some types of cancer • Strong pain killers (e.g. codeine) • Medicine for a runny nose or to
control the bladder, or atropine used to treat eye problems.

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THORNTON & ROSS NIGHT TIME ORAL COUGH SYRUP 150ml
BACK LABEL LEAFLET
PL 00240/0364
Driving and using machines…. This medicine causes drowsiness and you should not drive or operate
machinery until the effects have worn off.
This 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
To drive
• However, you would not be committing an offence if:
o The medicine has been prescribed to treat a medical or
Dental problem
o You have taken it according to the instructions given by the
Prescriber or in the information provided with this medicine
and
o 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.
Pregnant or breastfeeding….
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using if you are pregnant, might be pregnant or are
breastfeeding. This medicine should not be used unless the doctor has told you to do so.
Important ingredient information
• Contains maltitol liquid and sorbitol. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to
some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine • It contains 7.3 vol% of ethanol (alcohol), i.e.
up to 870mg per dose, equivalent to 22ml of beer or 9ml of wine per dose. Harmful for those suffering from
alcoholism. To be taken into account in children and high risk groups such as patients with liver disease or
epilepsy.
2. Possible side effects Like all medicines, Thornton & Ross Night Time Oral Cough Syrup can have side
effects, although these don’t affect everyone.
Important side effects. If you get any of these side effects stop use immediately and see a doctor as soon as
possible: • Swelling of the lips, mouth, eyes or tongue • Difficulty breathing • Fits.
Other possible side effects: Drowsiness and lack of concentration • Dizziness • Feeling excited or confused
• Feeling depressed • Sleeping problems • Headache • Muscle twitching • Trembling • Blurred vision •
Stomach upsets (e.g. feeling sick, being sick, diarrhoea) • Rash • Skin blisters • Pins and needles • Dry
mouth • Thick saliva • Low blood pressure, palpitations or irregular heartbeat • Difficulty passing urine •
Blood or liver problems • Eye problems (glaucoma) • Sweating • Muscle pain • Ringing in the ears • Hair
loss. If you notice these or any other side effects not listed, stop use and tell your doctor or pharmacist.
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.
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TEXT FOR NON-MARKETED PACKS
THORNTON & ROSS NIGHT TIME ORAL COUGH SYRUP 150ml
BACK LABEL LEAFLET
PL 00240/0364
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 disposal.
The active ingredients per 5ml are: dextromethorphan hydrobromide 6.65mg, diphenhydramine
hydrochloride 10mg.
The other ingredients are: ethanol, glycerol (E422), sorbitol (E420), sodium benzoate, maltitol liquid,
hydroxyethylcellulose, povidone (E1202), saccharin sodium, capsicum tincture (capsicum oleoresin),
menthol, peppermint oil, anise oil, citric acid (E330), macrogol cetostearyl ether, caramel (E150),
blackcurrant flavour (containing propylene glycol) and purified water.
What the medicine looks like
Thornton & Ross Night Time Oral Cough Syrup is a brown syrupy liquid. It is supplied in 150ml bottles.
This label was last revised in May 2015

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