Lemsip Max Cold & Flu 8 Capsules
Lemsip Max Cold & Flu 8 Capsules
Lemsip Max Cold & Flu Capsules are an effective way of dealing with heavy cold and flu symptoms. They can be especially convenient for those on the go. The painkiller works fast with a decongestant effect and relieve symptoms such as headache, body aches, blocked nose, fever, and sore throat.
These capsules are suitable for adults, the elderly, and children aged 16 years and over. The active ingredients in Lemsip Max Cold & Flu Capsules are paracetamol, caffeine, and phenylephrine hydrochloride, which work together to alleviate aches and pains, sore throat, headache, fatigue, drowsiness, nasal congestion, and fever
- Helps with symptoms of colds and the flu
- Has paracetamol (500mg), caffeine (25mg), and phenylephrine hydrochloride (6.1mg)
- Eases body aches, sore throats, headaches, tiredness, sleepiness, stuffy noses, and fevers
- Suitable for adults, the elderly, and children aged 16 years and over
- If you still feel sick after 3 days or feel even worse, talk to a doctor or pharmacist
What is the active ingredient and how does it work?
Lemsip Max Cold & Flu Capsules contain paracetamol, caffeine, and phenylephrine hydrochloride. Paracetamol relieves pain by reducing the production of prostaglandins in the brain and spinal cord, and it helps lower fever by affecting the area of the brain that regulates body temperature. Phenylephrine hydrochloride is a decongestant that helps relieve nasal congestion.
How long until I start feeling better?
After taking Lemsip Max Cold & Flu Capsules, you might start feeling better in a few hours. But remember, if you're still sick after 3 days or get worse, talk to someone who knows about medicine.
Is this product suitable for children or the elderly?
Yes, Lemsip Max Cold & Flu Capsules are suitable for adults, the elderly, and children aged 16 years and over. They are not recommended for children under 16 years of age
How many times can I take it in a day?
If you're 16 or older, you can take two capsules every 4-6 hours. But don't take more than 8 capsules in one day.
What's the difference between Lemsip Max and Lemsip Max All in One?
Lemsip Max Cold & Flu Capsules have paracetamol, caffeine, and phenylephrine hydrochloride. Lemsip Max All in One Cold & Flu Capsules also have guaifenesin, which helps when your chest feels all clogged up because of a cough.
Each capsule contains
Phenylephrine hydrochloride 6.1mg
sodium lauryl sulphate
titanium dioxide (E171)
quinoline yellow (E104)
patent blue V (E131)
Usage and Instructions
For oral use.
Lemsip Max Cold & Flu Capsules should be swallowed whole with water. Do not chew.
How much to take: Adults and children aged 12 and over: Two capsules to be taken every four to six hours.
Do not exceed 8 capsules in 24 hours.
Do not give to children under 12 years old.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
Please read enclosed leaflet before taking the product.
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.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children. If symptoms persist consult your doctor.
Do not take if: allergic to any of the ingredient, if you have heart disease or high blood pressure, overactive thyroid, have had a peptic ulcer, or you are taking or have taken MAOI's (antidepressants) within 14 days.
Consult your pharmacist or doctor before taking if: You are pregnant or breastfeeding.