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What does Benylin paediatric syrup do?

Benylin paediatric syrup is an antihistamine that provides effective temporary relief of coughs without phlegm( caused by certain infections of the air passages such as sinusitis, the common cold), hay fever and allergies in children above the age of 2 years.  Benylin paediatric syrup can be purchased from Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy store in Lagos.

What does Benylin paediatric syrup contain?

Each 5ml syrup contains:

•          Diphenhydramine hydrochloride 7mg,

•          Alcohol 5% w/v and

•          Sodium Benzoate 0.5% w/v as preservative.

How does Benylin paediatric syrup work?

Benylin paediatric syrup contains Diphenhydramine which is an antihistamine that works by blocking histamine in the body. Histamine is a substance that causes allergic symptoms.

Benylin paediatric syrup Dosage

Children 2 to 5 years:  Give 5ml every 3 hours daily

Children 6 to 12 years: Give 10ml every 3 hours daily.

How should Benylin paediatric syrup be used?

•          Follow the instructions written on the product label

•          Measure the right quantity with the measuring cup and not a Household spoon

•          A maximum of four doses should not be exceeded in a day for your child.

What side effects does Benylin paediatric syrup cause?

Side effects of Benylin paediatric syrup include;

•          Drowsiness,

•          Dizziness,

•          Constipation,

•          Stomach upset,

•          Blurred vision, or

•          Dry mouth, nose or throat

Does Benylin paediatric syrup contain paracetamol?

Paracetamol is not contained in Benylin paediatric syrup. Paracetamol works as an analgesic and antipyretic that helps to relieve pain and reduce fever.

Can Benylin and paracetamol be used together?

Benylin and Paracetamol can be taken alongside over-the-counter painkillers like paracetamol or ibuprofen.

How quickly does Benylin paediatric syrup work?

Benylin paediatric syrup starts to work 1 hour after dosing and its effect last for up to 4 hours.

Where to buy Benylin paediatric syrup in Nigeria?

Buy benylin paediatric syrup at Drugstore.ng, Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy store

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