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<h2>What is Benylin Children's Chesty Cough</h2> <p>During a chesty cough there is a form-up of phlegm within the airways and lungs. A cough means that the physique is preparing a seek to make away with the excess phlegm from the body. Benylin Children&rsquo;s Chesty Coughs syrup contains guaifenesin as an active ingredient.</p> <h2>Can I buy Benylin Children's Chesty Coughs online?</h2> <p>Benylin Children's Chesty Coughs syrup can be purchased online without the need of a prescription. However, you are welcome to book an appointment with a health expert at Click Pharmacy to discuss how to best use this product. It can be purchased online in 125ml bottles and will be sent directly to you by Next Day Delivery.</p> <h3>How effective is Benylin Children's Chesty Coughs?</h3> <p>During a chesty cough, there is a build-up of phlegm in the airways and lungs. A cough indicates that the body is trying to get rid of the excess phlegm from the body. Benylin Children's Chesty Coughs syrup contains guaifenesin as an active ingredient. Guaifenesin is a cough expectorant for the relief of symptoms of acute productive (chesty) cough.&nbsp;</p> <p>Guaifenesin works by loosening the mucus in the lungs and the airways to make it easier for the child to cough it up. It does this by increasing the volume of fluid produced in the airways and thus facilitating the removal of mucus from the body. It also effectively aids in relaxing the throat and chest so that coughing is less strenuous on the body.</p> <h3>How does Benylin Children's Chesty Coughs work?</h3> <p>Chesty coughs occur when there is a build-up of phlegm. The cough mechanism kicks in to expel excess phlegm to get it out of the body. Benylin Children's Chesty Coughs syrup contains guaifenesin which is a cough expectorant used for the relief of symptoms of acute productive (chesty) cough.&nbsp;</p> <p>Guaifenesin works by loosening the mucus in the lungs and the airways to make it easier for the child to cough it up. It does this by increasing the volume of fluid produced in the airways. It also effectively aids in relaxing the throat and chest so that coughing is less strenuous on the body.</p>

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What is Benylin Children's Chesty Cough

During a chesty cough there is a form-up of phlegm within the airways and lungs. A cough means that the physique is preparing a seek to make away with the excess phlegm from the body. Benylin Children’s Chesty Coughs syrup contains guaifenesin as an active ingredient.

Can I buy Benylin Children's Chesty Coughs online?

Benylin Children's Chesty Coughs syrup can be purchased online without the need of a prescription. However, you are welcome to book an appointment with a health expert at Click Pharmacy to discuss how to best use this product. It can be purchased online in 125ml bottles and will be sent directly to you by Next Day Delivery.

How effective is Benylin Children's Chesty Coughs?

During a chesty cough, there is a build-up of phlegm in the airways and lungs. A cough indicates that the body is trying to get rid of the excess phlegm from the body. Benylin Children's Chesty Coughs syrup contains guaifenesin as an active ingredient. Guaifenesin is a cough expectorant for the relief of symptoms of acute productive (chesty) cough. 

Guaifenesin works by loosening the mucus in the lungs and the airways to make it easier for the child to cough it up. It does this by increasing the volume of fluid produced in the airways and thus facilitating the removal of mucus from the body. It also effectively aids in relaxing the throat and chest so that coughing is less strenuous on the body.

How does Benylin Children's Chesty Coughs work?

Chesty coughs occur when there is a build-up of phlegm. The cough mechanism kicks in to expel excess phlegm to get it out of the body. Benylin Children's Chesty Coughs syrup contains guaifenesin which is a cough expectorant used for the relief of symptoms of acute productive (chesty) cough. 

Guaifenesin works by loosening the mucus in the lungs and the airways to make it easier for the child to cough it up. It does this by increasing the volume of fluid produced in the airways. It also effectively aids in relaxing the throat and chest so that coughing is less strenuous on the body.

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What dose should I choose?

There is only one dose of Benylin Children's Chesty Coughs. This medicine is not recommended for children under 6 years of age.

For children between 6 and 12 years old the dose is two 5ml spoonfuls (10ml total). This is to be taken by mouth four times a day, up to a maximum of 4 doses in 24 hours.

You should only give this medicine as required, following the dosage instructions carefully. If you forget to give or take a dose, the next dose should be taken when needed. You should not give a double dose.

How should I take Benylin Children's Chesty Coughs?

Benylin Children's Chesty Coughs syrup is for oral use only. Do not take or give more than the dose recommended.

This medicine is not recommended for children under 6 years of age.

For children between 6 and 12 years old, the dose is two 5ml spoonfuls (10ml total) taken by mouth four times a day, up to a maximum of 4 doses in 24 hours.

Do not exceed 5 days of treatment with Benylin Children's Chesty Coughs syrup unless the patient is under a doctor’s supervision.

Stop using this medicine and talk to your doctor or pharmacist if the child’s cough comes back or is accompanied by a persistent headache, high temperature, or rash.

If you forget to give or take a dose, the next dose should be taken when needed. You should never give a double dose.

Benylin Children's Chesty Coughs syrup has not been found to affect any other medicines when these are taken together. However, please always check with your pharmacist before giving this medicine in conjunction with other medicines to make sure that the combination is safe. This includes herbal medicines and those bought over the counter. 

You may give Benylin Children's Chesty Coughs syrup with over-the-counter children's painkillers like paracetamol or ibuprofen if these are needed and indicated for your child.

Get advice from your pharmacist before using Benylin Children's Chesty Coughs in combination with other cold and flu or cough preparations. Different products may contain the same active ingredient, which may lead to an excessive intake in dose. For further advice, talk to your pharmacist.

Side effects

Although it is rare for children to experience side effects after taking Benylin Children’s Chesty Cough Syrup, some may experience:

  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • sickness

If your child experiences rash, redness, itching or swelling of skin they may be experiencing an allergic reaction to the cough syrup. If this happens you should stop giving your child Benylin Children’s Chesty Cough Syrup immediately and seek medical advice from a doctor or pharmacist.

When shouldn’t I take Benylin Children's Chesty Coughs?

This medicine is suitable for most children, but a few children should not use it. 

If you are in any doubt, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

Do not use this medicine:

  • There is a history of allergy to this product or any of the ingredients.
  • If the child is taking any other cough and cold medicine.
  • If the child is under 6 years of age.

If any of these apply, get advice from a doctor or pharmacist without using Benylin Children's Chesty Coughs. 

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist for advice and to check if you can give this medicine:

  • If the patient has kidney or liver problems
  • If the patient has a persistent cough, such as occurs with shortness of breath or asthma
  • If the patient has asthma, is suffering from an asthma attack or a cough that produces a lot of mucus (phlegm).

This medicine is formulated for children 6-12 years of age and would not normally be taken during pregnancy or breastfeeding. The following advice is included in cases where an older child or adult is taking the medicine:

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, only use this medicine on the advice of your doctor. Some of the ingredients can cause problems.
  • This medicine contains sorbitol liquid. If the patient is intolerant to some sugars, this could cause problems.
  • Ingredients in this medicine may cause a laxative effect.
  • If you are on a reduced-sodium diet, take into account that this medicine contains 14.94 mg sodium per 10 ml dose.

Can I give my child other medication while they are taking Benylin Children’s Chesty Cough Syrup?

It is safe to combine other medications with Benylin Children's Chesty Cough Syrup, however you should always consult with a GP or pharmacist before combining different sets of medication.

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