Benylin Dry Coughs Night Syrup is a medicine that is used to help provide night time relief of dry, irritating coughs and aid a restful sleep. The liquid contains diphenhydramine hydrochloride, which is an antihistamine that helps relieve coughing and dry secretions in the nose and chest, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, which is an antitussive to help stop coughing, and levomenthol, which helps you breathe more easily by relieving congestion.
Adults and children over 12 years: two 5 ml spoonfuls at bedtime followed by two 5 ml spoonfuls every 6 hours.
Do not take more than 4 doses in 24 hours.
Red syrup containing 14mg Diphenhydramine hydrochloride, 6.5mg Dextromethorphan hydrobromide and 2mg Levomenthol per 5ml.
Each 5ml also contains: Ethanol 196 mg, Glucose 3.5 g, Sucrose 1 g, Ponceau 4R (E124) 0.25 mg, Sodium 16.7 mg, Benzyl alcohol 0.48 mg, Propylene glycol 2.61 mg, Sodium benzoate (E211) 10 mg.
Adult and children aged 12 years and over.
May cause drowsiness. This should not be used to sedate a child. Patients with the following conditions should not use this product, unless directed by a physician: acute or chronic asthma, a persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with chronic bronchitis or emphysema, or where cough is accompanied by excessive secretions.
This medicine should not be used during pregnancy or lactation unless the potential benefit of treatment to the mother outweighs the possible risk to the developing foetus or breastfeeding infant.
Keep out of sight and reach of children.