• Benylin Chesty Cough (Original) 150ml

Benylin Chesty Cough (Original) 150ml

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Benylin Chesty Coughs Original is a medicine which is
used to help relieve coughing and related congestion

The liquid contains diphenhydramine which
is an antihistamine that helps relieve coughing and dry
secretions in the nose and chest and levomenthol which
helps you breathe more easily by relieving congestion.

The medicine is for use in adults and children aged
12 years and over.

Side Effects

Benylin Chesty Coughs Original can have side-effects,
like all medicines, although these don't affect everyone
and are usually mild.
If you experience any of the following,
stop using the medicine and seek
immediate help:
■ Swelling of the face, lips and/or tongue.
■ Allergic reactions including skin rashes (which
may be severe and include blistering or peeling
of the skin) and itching.
■ Fits or numbness (parasthesia).
If you experience any of the following,
stop using the medicine and talk to your
■ Increased awareness of heart beat
■ Shakiness (tremor).
■ Difficulty passing water.
Other effects which may occur include:
■ Drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision.
■ Dry mouth, nose and throat.
■ Upset stomach.
If you experience any side-effects not included in this
leaflet or are not sure about anything, talk to your
doctor or pharmacist.

Info Leaflet

Before taking any medication, it is important to read the Patient Information Leaflet. You can find information leaflets for your medicines by typing them into the search bar at medicines.org, or by contacting us.


Adults and children ages 12 years and over: Take two 5 ml spoonfuls
four times a day

■ Do not take more than 4 doses in 24 hours.
■ If symptoms persist, talk to your doctor or


Do not use this medicine…
■ If you have ever had a bad reaction to any of
the ingredients.
■ If you have had a cough for a few weeks that
may be caused by asthma, or a cough which
brings up a lot of mucus (phlegm).
■ If you are taking, or have taken in the last
two weeks, drugs for depression known as
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs).
■ For children under 12 years old.
If any of these apply to you, get advice from a
doctor or pharmacist without using Benylin
Chesty Coughs Original.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist…
■ If you suffer from liver or kidney problems
■ If you have prostate problems (difficulty with
passing water or needing to pass water often).
■ If you have narrow-angle glaucoma (increased
pressure in the eye).
■ If you are taking alcohol.
■ If you have an intolerance to some sugars.
■ If you are taking any other medicines containing
codeine (sometimes used as a pain killer).
■ If you are taking any other medicines,
■ anticholinergic drugs e.g.
■ antidepressants (drugs to treat mood
■ atropine (used to treat some eye conditions
and occasionally bowel conditions).
■ antihistamines (drugs used to treat allergies).
■ minor tranquillisers (drugs used to relax
muscles or decrease anxiety).
■ barbiturates (a kind of sleeping tablet).
If you are not sure about any of the medicines you are
taking, show the bottle or pack to your pharmacist.
If any of these bullet points apply to you now or in the
past, talk to a doctor or pharmacist.


The active ingredients in 5 ml of Benylin
Chesty Coughs Original are:
14 mg Diphenhydramine hydrochloride and
2 mg Levomenthol.
Other ingredients are: Liquid glucose, sucrose,
ethanol, glycerol, sodium citrate, saccharin sodium,
citric acid monohydrate, sodium benzoate (E211),
ammonium chloride, caramel T12 (E150), raspberry
flavour, carbomer, Ponceau 4R (E124) and water.

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