Send yourself an email so you can request this product when visiting your local pharmacy.
Care Simple Linctus Paediatric Sugar Free. For the relief of non-productive (dry) coughs. Contains Citric Acid Monohydrate. Always read the label.
1 to 5 years: Give one 5ml spoonful.
6 to 12 years: Give two 5ml spoonfuls.
Repeat up to four times a day if necessary.
See the product label for more information or view the Patient Information Leaflet.
This is the leaflet included in the pack with a medicine. It gives information about taking or using a medicine. It is possible that the leaflet in your medicine pack may differ from this version because it may have been updated since your medicine was packaged.
If in doubt, always talk to a healthcare professional.
A child’s cough can be distressing for both children and adults. . A “dry cough” means it’s tickly and doesn’t produce any phlegm (thick mucus). A “chesty cough” means phlegm is produced to help clear the airways.
If the child is over the age of 1, they can try drinking a warm drink of lemon and honey.
To make hot lemon with honey at home, you need to:
If your child is finding it hard to breathe you should go to A&E or call 999 immediately as they'll need urgent treatment in hospital.
If a cough continues for a long time, especially if it’s worse at night or is brought on by your child running about, it could be a sign of asthma.
Take them to a GP, who will be able to check if your child has asthma.