Adult Meltus Chesty Coughs

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Information specific to: Adult Meltus Chesty Coughs.

About Adult Meltus Chesty Coughs and how it works

This medicine helps relieve coughs and catarrh associated with flu, colds and mild throat infections. It contains two main ingredients: guaifenesin and cetylpyridinium chloride. Guaifenesin is an expectorant and helps clear the chest by thinning secretions so that they can easily be coughed up. Cetylpyridinium chloride is an antiseptic and helps treat mouth and throat infections.

This medicine is available as a liquid which is taken by mouth.

Consult your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse during treatment with this medicine.

Before using Adult Meltus Chesty Coughs

This medicine may not be suitable for everyone and some people must never have it. Check the leaflet that comes with your medicine to make sure that the medicine is suitable before having it.

Always get advice from a healthcare professional before taking this medicine if:

  • you are allergic or sensitive to or have had a reaction to any of the ingredients in the medicine
  • this medicine is for a child under 12 years of age

If you are taking more than one medicine they may interact with each other. This medicine is unlikely to have any important interactions. But speak to your pharmacist or doctor if you get any unusual symptoms while having this medicine with other medicines.

Possible side effects of Adult Meltus Chesty Coughs

Most medicines can cause some side-effects but not everyone having the same medicine will get the same side-effects.

The following side-effects have been associated with people taking this medicine:

  • nausea or vomiting - these may happen if you take large doses of this medicine
  • gastrointestinal discomfort
  • may affect the results of some tests

Pregnancy and breast-feeding

This medicine is not known to cause any problems during pregnancy or while breast-feeding. However, as with all medicines, you should seek medical advice from your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Other important information

Make sure that you read the leaflet that comes with your medicine to check what dose you should take and if there is anything that you need to do if you take more than the recommended dose. If you are in any doubt about whether this medicine is suitable for you, speak to your doctor or pharmacist.

This medicine contains alcohol.

Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.

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