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Beechams Powders

Category
Cough, Colds and Sore Throat
Manufacturer
GLAXOSMITHKLINE CONSUMER HEALTHCARE
Pack size
10, 20
RRP
£2.65, £3.72
Legal Status
(GSL) , (P)

Uses

Symptomatic relief of influenza, feverishness, chills and colds, feverish colds. Mild to moderate pain including headache, migraine, neuralgia, toothache, sore throat, period pains, aches and pains, rheumatic pain and muscular aches and pains.

Format and Ingredients

White powder containing:

Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) 600mg
Caffeine 50mg

Dosage

Over 16 years and elderly: 1 powder in water every 3-4 hours as required. Maximum 6 powders in any 24 hours. Discontinue if pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days (or more than 3 days for fever). Under 16 years: not to be given except on medical advice.