Veno's Cough Syrup - Product 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).|
Name of the Medicinal Product
Veno's Cough Syrup
Qualitative and Quantitative Composition
Glucose liquid 3.18 g, Treacle 1.35 g
For excipients, see List of Excipients.
Recommended for the symptomatic relief of sore throat and unproductive cough in minor respiratory tract infections.
Posology and Method of Administration
Adults and children over the age of 12
Take one 5 ml or 10 ml dose (one or two 5 ml spoonfuls). Repeat the dose every 2 or 3 hours.
Children aged 3 to under 12 years
Take one 5 ml dose (one 5 ml spoonful) and give every 2 to 3 hours. Do not give to children under 3 years except on medical advice.
Route of Administration
Hypersensitivity to glucose, treacle or any other of the ingredients.
Special Warnings and Precautions for Use
Special Label Warnings
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
If symptoms persist consult your doctor.
Total sugars content 3.6 g per 5 ml.
Interaction With Other Medicinal Products and Other Forms of Interaction
Fertility, Pregnancy and Lactation
Use in pregnancy and lactation is not contraindicated. However, as with all medicines, caution should be exercised during pregnancy and lactation.
Effects on Ability to Drive and Use Machines
Immune system disorders
Hypersensitivity reactions e.g. skin rash.
Reporting of suspected adverse reactions
Reporting suspected adverse reactions after authorisation of the medicinal product is important. It allows continued monitoring of the benefit/risk balance of the medicinal product. Healthcare professionals are asked to report any suspected adverse reactions via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.
The product does not contain any ingredient in a high enough concentration to cause toxic effects; therefore no specific symptoms of overdosage would be anticipated and no antidotes would be required.
Treacle and glucose liquid are demulcents, which will help relieve an unproductive cough and will soothe a sore throat.
Preclinical Safety Data
There are no preclinical data of any relevance additional to that already included in other sections of the SmPC.
List of Excipients
Capsicum tincture, aniseed oil, xanthan gum, camphor racemic, glacial acetic acid, sodium benzoate, sodium metabisulphite (E223), levomenthol, water and colour caramel (E150).
Unopened: Three years
Opened: Six months
Special Precautions for Storage
Nature and Contents of Container
Clear glass bottle with a roll-on, pilfer proof, aluminium cap containing a melinex-coated aluminium-faced pulp-board wad. The bottle is contained in a boxboard carton.
Pack sizes: 100 ml, 160 ml.
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
Special Precautions for Disposal and Other Handling
Marketing Authorisation Holder
Forest Laboratories UK Limited,
Marketing Authorisation Number(s)
Date of First Authorisation/Renewal of the Authorisation
28 September 1988 / 15 February 2005
Date of Revision of the Text
Company Contact Details
Forest Laboratories UK Limited (a subsidiary of Actavis PLC)
Whiddon Valley, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 8NS, UK
+44 (0)1271 311 200
+44 (0)1271 346106
Medical Information Direct Line
+44(0)1271 385 257
Medical Information e-mail