What happens if you take too much Beechams?
Do not take more than the recommended dose. Do not take this medicine with any other products that contain paracetamol, as this can easily result in exceeding the maximum dose of paracetamol. An overdose of paracetamol is dangerous and capable of causing serious damage to the liver and kidneys.
How much paracetamol is in Beechams?
Beechams All in One Tablets. (Each tablet contains paracetamol 250 mg, guaifenesin 100 mg and phenylephrine hydrochloride 5 mg). Indications: Short term symptomatic relief of colds, chills and influenza including chesty coughs.
How many Beechams powders can I take?
Adults and adolescents over 16 years old should take one sachet every three or four hours as required. Do not take more than six sachets in 24 hours. Take only as much as you need to relieve your symptoms and leave at least three or four hours between each dose. Do not exceed the recommended dose.
Can too much cold medicine make you nauseous?
Other short-term effects include: paranoia and confusion. excessive sweating. nausea and vomiting (large quantities of cough syrup almost always cause people to throw up)
How long does paracetamol stay in your system?
1. Does paracetamol linger long after taking it, causing harm to one’s body? When taken as directed, a dose of Paracetamol, the active ingredient in Panadol, is eliminated from the body within 24 hours in most healthy people1.
Does beechams make you sleepy?
Beechams All In One Liquid – is a menthol flavoured syrup in a non-drowsy formula to help you get on with your day. It contains three active ingredients: Paracetamol to relieve your headache, shivers, aches and pains.
How many beechams can you take in a day?
Maximum daily dose: Eight tablets (2000 mg paracetamol, 800 mg guaifenesin, 40 mg phenylephrine HCl) in any 24 hour period. Not to be given to children under 12 years except on medical advice. The normal adult dose may be taken. Do not take continuously for more than 5 days without medical advice.
Can I take Beechams Powders and paracetamol?
Do not take this medicine with any other products that contain paracetamol. Many over-the-counter painkillers and cold and flu remedies contain paracetamol. It is important to check the ingredients of any medicines you buy without a prescription before taking them in combination with this medicine.
Are Beechams Powders safe?
Like all medicines, Beechams Powders can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. If you experience any of these effects then STOP taking this medicine immediately and contact your doctor or pharmacist: Stomach ulceration or perforation: Symptoms could include severe abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting.
Can cold medicine mess with your stomach?
Cohen said medication side effects can include constipation, nausea, and abdominal pain. Also remember that some cough suppressants with the sweeteners fructose and sorbitol can cause diarrhea.
How do cold medications affect your body?
Drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, upset stomach, nausea, nervousness, constipation, or dry mouth/nose/throat may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
What are the ingredients in Beecham all in one tablets?
Beechams all in one tablets: Each tablet contains 250mg paracetamol, 100mg guaifenesin and 5mg phenylephrine. Adults and adolescents aged 12 years and over should take two tablets every four hours as necessary.
Are Beechams all in one tablets safe for children?
Beechams all in one tablets and liquid are suitable for adults and children aged 12 years and over. Beechams all in one tablets and liquid contain the painkiller paracetamol, a cough expectorant called guaifenesin and a decongestant called phenylephrine hydrochloride.
How many milligrams of paracetamol are in Beechams max strength?
Beechams Max Strength All in One Capsules, hard. (Each capsule contains paracetamol 500 mg, guaifenesin 100mg, phenylephrine hydrochloride 6.1mg).
What age is Beechams all in one suitable for?
Beechams all in one tablets and liquid are suitable for adults and children aged 12 years and over. How does Beechams all in one work? Beechams all in one tablets and liquid contain the painkiller paracetamol, a cough expectorant called guaifenesin and a decongestant called phenylephrine hydrochloride.