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Active ingredients: bromhexine + guaifenesin
What it is used for
Symptomatic relief from congested chests and coughs due to the common cold. Dimetapp Chesty Cough Elixir contains the expectorant guaiphenesin, which increases the flow of natural secretions along the respiratory tract. It also contains bromhexine hydrochloride to liquefy and breakdown secretions. This combination helps break up a cough - helps loosen congestion so you can cough it up and get it off your chest.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Oral
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Bright red syrup with raspberry odour, free from suspended matter of particles.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacy without prescription.It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient bromhexine + guaifenesin
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