Veno's Cough Syrup - Consumer Medicine Information
|Manufacture:||Forest Laboratories, Inc.|
|Condition:||Respiratory Tract Infection, Upper (Upper Respiratory Tract Infection)|
|Class:||Glucose elevating agents|
|Ingredients:||Glucose Liquid 3.18 g, Treacle 1.35 g, Capsicum tincture, aniseed oil, xanthan gum, camphor racemic, glacial acetic acid, sodium benzoate (E211), sodium metabisulphite (E 223), levomenthol, water and colour caramel (E 150).|
What Veno’s Cough Syrup Does
Veno’s Cough Syrup is recommended for the relief of a dry (unproductive) cough and will soothe a sore throat in minor respiratory tract infections. The medicine contains two active ingredients: Glucose Liquid and Treacle to help relieve your symptoms.
Check Before You Take Veno’s Cough Syrup
Do not Take Veno’s Cough Syrup
- If you have ever had an allergic reaction to glucose liquid, treacle or to any other ingredients (listed in Further Information).
Sodium metabisulphite (E223) may rarely cause severe allergic reactions and breathing difficulties.
Take Special Care With Veno’s Cough Syrup
- If you have diabetes mellitus. Each 5 ml dose contains 3.18 g of glucose liquid.
Pregnancy and Breast-Feeding
Talk to your doctor before taking Veno’s Cough Syrup if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
How to Take Veno’s Cough Syrup
Adults and children aged 12 years and over:
Take 5 ml or 10 ml (one or two 5 ml spoonfuls) every 2 to 3 hours as needed.
Children aged 3 to 12 years:
Give 5 ml (one 5 ml spoonful) every 2 to 3 hours as needed.
- Do not give to children under 3 years
- Do not take more frequently than every 2 hours.
If your symptoms persist, see your doctor.
Possible Side Effects
Like all medicines, Veno’s Cough Syrup can have side effects, but they are very rare. Stoptaking the medicine and seek immediate medical help if you experience:
- Allergic reactions. These may include developing a rash, swelling or difficulty breathing. See Check Before You Take Veno's Cough Syrup.
Reporting of Side Effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
How to Store Veno’s Cough Syrup
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use this medicine after the ‘EXP’ date shown on the pack.
Use within 6 months of opening.
Each 5 ml dose contains Glucose Liquid 3.18 g and Treacle 1.35 g.
Capsicum tincture, aniseed oil, xanthan gum, camphor racemic, glacial acetic acid, sodium benzoate (E211), sodium metabisulphite (E 223), levomenthol, water and colour caramel (E 150).
This bottle contains 100 ml.
The Marketing Authorisation Holder
Is Forest Laboratories UK Limited, Whiddon Valley, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX32 8NS, United Kingdom and all enquiries should be sent to this address.
Is Wrafton Laboratories Ltd, Wrafton, Braunton, North Devon, EX33 2DL, UK.