Glycerol & Sucrose
What this medicine is for:
Calcough® Children’s Syrup is a non-drowsy cough syrup, which relieves:
What the medicine looks like
Calcough® Children’s Syrup is a clear, purple liquid available in 125 ml bottles.
Coughs & sore throat relief
Keep the bottle tightly closed. There are no special storage instructions for this medicine.
Preparation and Usage
Before giving this medicine to your child:
This product is suitable for most people, but a few people should not use it. If you are in any doubt contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not give your child this medicine:
If they are under 1 year old.
If they are allergic to any of the ingredients.
How to use this medicine
Check the information below to see how much medicine to give.
For oral use only. Do not give more medicine that the carton (and/or label) tells you to.
Do not overfill the spoon. There is a double-ended spoon in the pack.
Check the cap seal is not broken before first use. If it is, do not use this medicine.
Children under 1 year
Do not give to children under 1 year old.
Children 1 year and over and Adults
Age: Children 1 – 5 years, How much: One 5 ml spoonful
Age: Children 5 years and over and adults (including the elderly), How much: Two 5 ml spoonfuls
Give the dose 3 or 4 times within 24 hours, if needed.
If your child does not feel better or starts to feel worse, tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
You can take this medicine if you are pregnant or breast-feeding
If anyone has taken too much
If anyone has taken too much of this product, contact a doctor or your nearest Accident & Emergency Department (Casualty), taking this pack with you.
If you forget to give the medicine
If you forget a dose, give the next dose when needed. Do not give a double dose.
This medicine is unlikely to cause side-effects unless your child is allergic to the ingredients. If your child experiences any of the following, stop giving the medicine and seek immediate medical help:
See a doctor at once.
Unexplained wheezing or difficulty in breathing, swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat (severe allergic reactions).
If your child experiences any other side-effects or you are not sure about anything, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Reporting of side-effects:
If you get any side-effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side-effects not listed on this carton.
STORING THIS MEDICINE
Do not give this medicine after the expiry date shown on the bottle. Keep the bottle tightly closed. There are no special storage instructions for this medicine. Keep out of the sight and reach of children. Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment. Retain carton for full instructions.
TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST
If your child has an intolerance to some sugars.
SOME OF THE INGREDIENTS CAN CAUSE PROBLEMS
This product contains 2.15 g glucose and 1.7 g sucrose in each 5 ml, which may be harmful to the teeth. If you have been told by your doctor that your child has an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before using this medicine. This should be taken into account in patients with diabetes.
Carbohydrate content of this medicine is 3.4 g per 5 ml.
The active ingredients in each 5ml of medicine are: Glycerol 0.75ml and Sucrose 1.7g, Other ingredients are: Citric Acid Monohydrate, Sodium Benzoate (E211), Anthocyanin, Blackcurrant Flavour, Blackcurrant Juice, Liquid Glucose and Purified Water
Marketing Authorisation Holder:
McNeil Products Ltd,