Pharmacy Health Cough

The Pharmacy Health Cough range is a selection of cough and cold products for pharmacies. The range is designed to promote Pharmacy as the preferred choice for Cough/Cold products.

Currently the range has five products.

GEES LINCTUS

Pharmacy Only Medicine

Description: A brown coloured linctus containing Camphorated Tincture of Opium, Squill Oxymel Syrup, Tolu and Honey. Gees Linctus is an expectorant cough mixture with a demulcent action. It helps loosen phlegm and calms an irritating cough.

Gees LinctusSizes: 200mL

Dosage:
Adults and children over 12 years: 5mL sipped slowly or added to 10mL of warm water and sipped.
To be taken 3-4 times daily as required.

Ingredients: Anhydrous Morphine 0.0165% w/v, Squill 1.65% w/v. Alcohol 20%

Warnings: This product is not recommended for children under 12 years of age. Consult a Doctor/Pharmacist if you are pregnant or breastfeeding and before using with any other medicines intended to treat the symptoms of the common cold.  This medicine may cause drowsiness. If affected, do not drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery within 8 hours of taking this medicine. Avoid alcohol. If coughing persists consult your doctor. Do not use for prolonged periods. Keep out of reach of children.

Always read the label and use strictly as directed. Do not exceed the recommended daily dose. If symptoms persist or you have side effects see your doctor.

 

STUBBORN DRY TICKLY COUGH - Pholcodine Strong Linctus

Pharmacy Only Medicine

Description: An orange/ red linctus containing the active ingredient Pholcodine. Pholcodine is used as a cough suppressant to provide relief from stubborn, dry tickly cough associated with the common cold, sinusitis, influenza and respiratory tract infection for up to 8 hours, with a mild sedative effect.  

Sizes: 200mL

Dosage:
Adults and children over 12 years: 5mL
Children over 6 years: 2.5mL
To be taken up to 4 times daily, as required, with a maximum of 4 doses in 24 hours.

Ingredients: Pholcodine BP 10mg/5mL, Ethanol 13.2% v/v

Warnings:  This preparation contains alcohol.  Must not be used in children under 6 years of age. Consult a Healthcare Professional before using in children aged 6 - 12 years. See your doctor before using another cough and cold medicine. Do not use for more than a few days without medical advice. Keep out of reach of children. 

Always read the label and use strictly as directed. Do not exceed the recommended daily dose. If symptoms persist or you have side effects see your doctor.

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