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Mairead-Reen

COUGHS AND COLDS – SOME MEDICINES TO HELP

JANUARY.
IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR WHEN EVERYONE SEEMS TO BE SUFFERING FROM SOME MEDICAL COMPLAINT.

In this post we will have a quick look at some of the most popular over the counter products to help children and adults with common conditions. 

OVER THE COUNTER MEDICINE FOR CHILDREN

CALPOL INFANT
SUSPENSION

Pain and Fever relief for babies and infants from 2 months to 6 years. Taken orally it is used for the relief of;

Fever (raised temperature)
Post immunisation fever
Cold and Flu symptoms
Teething
Headache
Sore throat
Earache

CALPOL VAPOUR PLUG
+ NIGHTLIGHT

Used to soothe and comfort your child at night time while helping to clear and ease breathing. For children 8 years and above.
 
Contains a blend of;
Lavender
Chamomile
Menthol
Camphor
Eucalyptus
Refill pads last up to 8 hours

SUDAFED
DECONGESTENT

To relieve symptoms such as blocked nose or sinuses and catarrh associated with colds, flu and allergies.

For children 6-12 years
Taken orally it is used for the relief of;
Nasal and Sinus congestion
Sinus Pressure
Catarrh

BENYLIN CHILDRENS
COUGHS AND COLDS

Used to soothe children’s coughs and relieve cold and flu symptoms, such as a runny nose and watery eyes.

For children 6-12 years. 
Do not take this product for persistent or chronic coughs, or if you have a lot of Phlegm (mucus) unless directed by a doctor.
Colour and Sugar free

NUROFEN FOR
CHILDREN

Pain and Fever relief for babies and infants from 3 months. Taken orally it is used for the relief of;

Fever (raised temperature)
Cold and Flu symptoms
Teething
Headache
Sore throat
Earache
Minor aches 7 sprains
Colour and Sugar free

OVER THE COUNTER MEDICINE FOR ADULTS

CASACOL EXPECTORANT
SYRUP

It is an expextorant and decongestant. It liquifies tenacious mucous and facilitates easier breathing.

Taken orally it is used for the relief of cough and congestion associated with common cold, bronchitis.
Relieves congestion 
Loosens Mucus
Helps breathing

EXPUTEX
CARBOCISTEINE

Used to liquify viscous mucus and assists in the clearance of phlegm.

Taken orally it is used for the relief of cough and congestion.
Not to be used if you suffer from peptic (stomach) ulcers.

BENYLIN DAY
AND NIGHT

For 24 hour cold and flu relief.
Dosage: 3 x day tablets, 1 x night tablet.

Helps clear nose and throat
Relieves aches and pains
Reduces temperature
Clears catarrh, and so aids restful sleep

NUROFEN
COLD AND FLU

Non drowsy relief from the symptoms of
cold and flu.

Aches
Fever (raised temperature)
Pains
Headache
Sore throat
Blocked nose and sinuses

STREPSILS
INTENSIVE LOZENGES

Long lasting and effective relief for sore throats.
Provides fast effective pain relief without numbing. 

Contains the anti-inflammatory and analgesic flurbiprofen which works for up to four hours to relieve throat soreness and helps eliminate painful swelling and tenderness of the throat.

DIFFLAM MOUTH
AND THROAT SPRAY

Difflam spray is used along with other treatments to relieve painful inflammatory conditions of the mouth and throat.

Contains the active ingredient benzydamine, which belongs to a group of medicines called local analgesics and anti-inflamatories. 

SUDAPRO
HEAD COLD

Non drowsy tablets used for the symptomatic treatment of nasal congestion.

Treats head colds 
Headache
Fever

NATURES AID
VITAMIN C

Vitamin C 1000mg food supplement tablets with Rosehips and Citrus Bioflavonoids 

Tummy friendly low acid Vitamin C 
Contributes to the normal function of the immune system and increases iron absorbtion.

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