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Brand name: Cepacol Cough Plus TM

Active ingredients: benzocaine + cetylpyridinium + dextromethorphan + menthol

What it is used for

Rapid, effective relief from dry persistent coughs. Also helps control the urge to cough. Helps soothe sore throats irritated by continual coughing. Menthol helps relieve nasal stuffiness.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Hard yellow orange round lozenge with a slight concave surface

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Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacy without prescription.It is Schedule 2 : Pharmacy Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient benzocaine + cetylpyridinium + dextromethorphan + menthol

This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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