Who can use this product?

It can be used by adults over 18 and with caution in the elderly.

It should not be used if you are a breastfeeding mother. It should not be used if you metabolise codeine, into morphine, very rapidly. This medicine can affect a patient’s ability to drive safely. It is likely to affect your ability to drive, so do not drive until you know how the medicine affects you. It is an offence to drive whilst under the influence of this medicine.

How to use this product?

  • Take the solution by mouth. Take 1 x 5ml spoonful.
  • Repeat after 4 hours if required but not more than 4 doses in 24 hours.
  • Do not exceed the stated dose. If symptoms persist, consult your doctor. A reduced dose may be required for elderly people.

See the product/label for full details.
Always read the leaflet/label carefully before use.
If in doubt, always talk to a healthcare professional.

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Reporting of side effects

If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. 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.

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