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Label for Glycerin BP (Yellow Card update June 2015)


FRONT OF PACK (Refer to Brand Principles and readability guideline)

Glycerin BP
200 ml e
BACK OF PACK (Refer to Brand Principles and readability guideline)
Read all of this label for full instructions.
Uses: For the relief of coughs and soreness of the throat. May also be used to relieve dry
skin conditions.

Before you use
X Do not use:

 If you are allergic to glycerol

! Talk to your pharmacist or doctor:
 If you have diabetes
 If you are dehydrated or become dehydrated
You can use this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

 How to use this medicine
Check the cap seal is not broken before first use. If it is, do not use the medicine.
This medicine can be swallowed or used on the skin.
To relieve coughs and sore throats: Mix the recommended amount with a little water and
drink slowly.
Adults and children of 12 years and over: Two 5 ml spoonfuls, diluted in water. Take this
amount 3 or 4 times a day.
Children of 5 to 11 years: One 5 ml spoonful, diluted in water. Give this amount 3 or 4
times a day.
Children of 1 to 4 years: Half a 5 ml spoonful, diluted in water. Give this amount 3 or 4
times a day.
Do not give to children under 1 year.
If you take or give too much: Talk to a pharmacist or doctor.
To relieve dry skin for adults and children: Apply to the affected area of skin undiluted or
mixed with a little water. If symptoms do not go away talk to your pharmacist or doctor.

Possible side effects

Most people will not have problems, but some may get some.
If you get any of these serious side effects, stop using the medicine. See a doctor at
Difficulty in breathing, swelling of the face, neck, tongue or throat (severe allergic reactions)
If you get any of the following side effects see your pharmacist or doctor:
Feeling sick, being sick, headache
Less frequently, diarrhoea, thirst, dizziness

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Label for Glycerin BP (Yellow Card update June 2015)


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 label. 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.
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
Use by the date on the label edge.

Active ingredient
Each 5 ml of liquid contains Glycerol 100% v/v.
PL 00014/5444
Text prepared 06/15
Manufactured for the Marketing Authorisation holder Value Health Nottingham NG2 3AA by
BCM Ltd Nottingham NG2 3AA
If you need more advice ask your pharmacist.
Use By:
Bar code
Item code
Component code
BRAILLE NAME (on back of pack)
Glycerin BP
Product Name: Glycerin BP
Product Licence No: 00014/5444
Wording Ref: A4 text internal draft for Yellow Card
Status: Internal Draft
Pack details: White flint glass bottle, ROPP cap, triseal liner
Pack Size: 200ml
Version No: 1
Date issued: June 2015
Reason for change: MHRA submission to add Yellow Card reporting statement

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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