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Brand name: Dimetapp Cold Cough and Flu Day and Night Liquid Cap TM

Active ingredients: paracetamol + pseudoephedrine + dextromethorphan, dextromethorphan + pseudoephedrine + paracetamol + doxylamine

What it is used for

The daytime capsules provide non-drowsy, temporary relief from the following symptoms of the common cold and flu: headache, muscular aches, fever, body aches and pains, sore throat, stuffy runny noses and dry irritating coughs. The nightime capsule temporarily relieve the following symptoms of the common cold and flu: minor aches, pains, headache, muscular aches, sore throat and fever associated with a cold or flu, irritating coughs due to minor throat and bronchial irritation, runny nose, sneezing, itchy and watery eyes, nasal and sinus congestion, and sinus pain.

How to take it

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

This medicine is a pack that contains more than one part.

Part 1: Capsule, soft

Oval, clear orange, soft gelatin capsule

How to take this medicine: Oral

Part 2: Capsule, soft

Oval, clear blue, soft gelatin capsule

How to take this medicine: Oral

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

Visual appearance

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Storage instructions

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacy without prescription.It is Schedule 3 : Pharmacist Only Medicine.

Over 65?

This medicine contains the active ingredients:

If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient paracetamol + pseudoephedrine + dextromethorphan

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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

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