cold-and-flu

Care Cold & Flu Relief 200mg/5mg

PIP Code: 409-0098

GSL

Relieves the symptoms of cold and flu

Care Cold & Flu Relief 200mg/5mg relieves the symptoms of cold and flu.

Cold and Flu Relief tablets work to relieve symptoms of cold and flu with associated congestion, including aches and pains, headache, fever, sore throat, blocked nose and sinuses.

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Ibuprofen / Phenylephrine Hydrochloride
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For children over 12 years
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16 Tablets

More about this product

  • Directions for use
  • Prescribing Information
  • FAQs

Directions for use

For oral administration and short-term use only

Recommended dose and dosage Schedule

Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years:

The lowest effective dose should be used for the shortest duration necessary to relieve/control symptoms and minimise undesirable effects (see section 4.4). The patient should consult a doctor if symptoms persist or worsen, or if the medicinal product is required for more than 10 days.

Two tablets every 8 hours. Leave at least 4 hours between doses and do not exceed six tablets in any 24 hour period.

Children:

Not to be given to children under 12 years.

Prescribing Information

Product Authorisation Holder:Thornton & Ross Ltd, Linthwaite, Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK
Legal classification:GSL
Product name:Care Cold & Flu Relief 200mg/5mg Film Coated Tablets
Ingredients:Ibuprofen
Phenylephrine hydrochloride
Indications:For the relief of symptoms of cold and flu with associated congestion, including aches and pains, headache, fever, sore throat, blocked nose and sinuses.
Information about this product, including adverse reactions, precautions, contra-indications, and method of use can be found at:https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/747

 

FAQs

What are other causes of coughs?

Other causes of coughs include:

  • Smoking
  • Heartburn (acid reflux)
  • Allergies – for example, hay fever
  • Infections like bronchitis
  • Mucus dripping down the throat from the back of the nose

What are symptoms of a cold?

Cold symptoms come on gradually and can include:

  • Blocked or runny nose
  • Sore throat
  • Headaches
  • Muscle aches
  • Coughs
  • Sneezing
  • A raised temperature

What’s the difference between cold and flu?

Colds  appear gradually and affects mainly the nose and throat. The patient will feel unwell but it's OK to carry on as normal, for example, go to work.

Flu – Appears quickly within a few hours, affects more than just the nose and throat, makes people feel exhausted and too unwell to carry on as normal.
  • Consumer benefits
    Consumer Benefits

Consumer Benefits

  • Relieves the symptoms of cold and flu with associated congestion
  • Suitable for children over 12 years old, adults and the elderly

Did you know?

Most coughs go away on their own within 3 weeks. There’s usually no need to see a GP.

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