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Lemsip Max Cold and Flu Blackcurrant Sachets, With Paracetamol, Pack Of 10 (Packaging May Vary)

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Adults 16 years and over: Two tablets dissolved by stirring in half a mug of hot, not boiling water and sweetened to taste. Care is advised in the administration of paracetamol to patients with severe renal or severe hepatic impairment. The hazard of overdose is greater in those with non-cirrhotic alcoholic liver disease.

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Phenylephrine should be used with care in patients with closed angle glaucoma and prostatic enlargement. Items must be returned in the same condition you received them, which includes keeping any hygiene seals in place. You will lose your right to return an item if you unseal a product that needs to be sealed for health or hygiene reasons. Symptoms of paracetamol overdosage in the first 24 hours are pallor, nausea, vomiting, anorexia and abdominal pain. Liver damage may become apparent 12-48 hours after ingestion. Abnormalities of glucose metabolism and metabolic acidosis may occur. In severe poisoning, hepatic failure may progress to encephalopathy, haemorrhage, hypoglycaemia, cerebral oedema and death. Acute renal failure with acute tubular necrosis, strongly suggested by loin pain, haematuria and proteinuria, may develop even in the absence of severe liver damage. Cardiac arrhythmias and pancreatitis have been reported. Adverse effects of paracetamol are rare, but hypersensitivity including skin rash may occur. There have been a few reports of blood dyscrasias including thrombocytopenia, leucopenia, pancytopenia, neutropenia and agranulocytosis, but these were not necessarily causally related to paracetamol. Acute pancreatitis after ingestion of above normal amounts.Phenylephrine: phenylephrine is a post-synaptic alpha-receptor agonist with low cardioselective beta-receptor affinity and minimal central stimulant activity. It is a recognised decongestant and acts by vasoconstriction to reduce oedema and nasal swelling. Seek advice before using if you are breast feeding, pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or suffer from allergies. You can treat a cold yourself. GP’s don’t recommend antibiotics for colds, because they won’t relieve your symptoms or speed up your recovery. Antibiotics only work on bacterial infections – a cold is caused by a virus. Tricyclic antidepressants (e.g. amitriptyline): may increase the risk of cardiovascular side effects with phenylephrine. Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (including moclobemide): hypertensive interactions occur between sympathomimetic amines such as phenylephrine and monoamine oxidase inhibitors (see section 4.3).

Lemsip Max Blackcurrant Flavour Tablets - Summary of Product

Liver damage is possible in adults who have taken 10 g or more of paracetamol. Ingestion of 5 g or more of paracetamol may lead to liver damage if the patient has risk factors (see below). CONTAINS PARACETAMOL. Do not take with any other paracetamol-containing products. Immediate medical advice should be sought in the event of an overdose, even if you feel well.

Lemsip Max for the temporary relief of pain, including symptoms of cold and flu, body aches and pains, sore throat, and headache. Reduces fever.

Lemsip Max Cold and Flu Blackcurrant Sachets, With

Contraindicated in patients currently receiving or within two weeks of stopping therapy with monoamine oxidase inhibitors (see section 4.5).

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Due to its aspartame content this medicinal product should not be given to patients with phenylketonuria. Immediate medical advice should be sought in the event of an overdose, even if the patient feels well because of the risk of delayed serious liver damage Epidemiological studies in human pregnancy have shown no ill-effects due to paracetamol used in the recommended dosage, but patients should follow the advice of their doctor regarding its use. Paracetamol is excreted in breastmilk, but not in a clinically significant amount. Available published data do not contraindicate breast feeding. Due to the vasoconstrictive properties of phenylephrine the product should not be used in patients with a history of pre-eclampsia. Phenylephrine may reduce placental perfusion. There is no information on use in lactation. The safety of this medicine during pregnancy and lactation has not been established but in view of a possible association of foetal abnormalities with first trimester exposure to phenylephrine, the use of the product during pregnancy should be avoided. Sympathomimetic amines: concomitant use of phenylephrine with other sympathomimetic amines can increase the risk of cardiovascular side effects..

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