- Effective relief from an inflamed throat to relieve dry, irritating coughs in children
- Suitable for children from 1-12 years old
This medicine is a demulcent. It coats the throat and relieves dry, irritating coughs.
The linctus instantly forms a soothing film over an inflamed throat to relieve dry, irritating coughs. Following recommendations* for children’s cough and cold medicines, it can be used by children from 1-12 years.
*in line with recent Dept. of Health guideline.
1 to 5 years: Give one 5ml spoonful
6 to 12 years: Give two 5ml spoonfuls
Repeat up to four times a day if necessary.
|Product Authorisation Holder:||Thornton & Ross Ltd., Linthwaite, Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK|
|Product name:||Simple Linctus Paediatric|
|Ingredients:||Citric Acid Monohydrate|
|Indications:||Relief of non-productive (dry) coughs.|
|Information about this product, including adverse reactions, precautions, contra-indications, and method of use can be found at:||www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/4935|
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