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

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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

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

Part 1: Capsule, soft

Oval, clear blue, soft gelatin capsule

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

Part 2: Capsule, soft

Oval, clear orange, soft gelatin capsule

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

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.

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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.

Reporting side effects

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