This is a cough mixture containing menthol for the relief of symptoms such as chesty, productive coughs, helping to loosen the phlegm and relieve congestion associated with chesty coughs and bronchitis.
What causes a chesty cough?
A chesty cough is normally caused by a virus such as cold and flu. When your cough becomes chesty this means mucus becomes trapped in your throat, nose and sinuses this is what causes your body to cough to try and clear the mucus.
Symptoms associated with catarrh also known as mucus.
- Constant need to clear your throat.
- Feeling that your throat is blocked.
- Blocked or stuffy nose that you cannot clear.
- Runny nose.
- Feeling of mucus running down the back of your throat.
- Persistent cough.
Can this be used during pregnancy and breastfeeding?
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding it is not advised for you to use this medicine.
Always speak with your doctor or our pharmacist for advice.
Who is this suitable for?
Anyone over the age of 5 who is suffering with a chesty cough or sore throat.
Directions for use
Oral use only.
Children age 5-12 years: Take one 5ml spoonful every 4 hours if required.
Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years: Take one or two 5ml spoonfuls every 4 hours if required.
Who is this not suitable for?
Do not use this medicine if you or your child have:
- An allergy to any of the ingredients listed below.
- Any type of heart complaint.
- Are an alcoholic.
- Heave breathing difficulties.
- Have heart, liver or kidney problems.
Peppermint oil, anise oil, capsicum tincture (capsicum oleoresin, ethanol), syrup (sucrose), liquid glucose, magnesium aluminium silicate, sodium methyl, ethyl and propyl Parahydroxybenzoates (E215, E219), glycerol (E422), caramel (E150c), purified water.
Like all medicines Covonia can have side effects, although these don’t affect everyone.
Possible side effects are:
- Allergic reaction.
- Higher sodium salt and water levels within the body.
- Low blood potassium levels within the body.
Do not give to children under the age of 5.
Do not take more medicine than the stated dose.
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If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children and below 25c in a dry place away from direct sunlight.
Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product and if you have any questions please contact one of our pharmacist for more information.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
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