Product features

  • Soothes dry or irritating coughs
  • Cough suppressant
  • Oral solution

Product description

For symptomatic relief of dry or irritating coughs.

Care Pholcodine is a cough medicine that can ease dry, tickly coughs. It helps to reduce the need to cough, helping to ease stubborn coughs that don’t have any phlegm. Ideal for those suffering with a dry cough and looking for fast relief.

Features of Care pholcodine linctus

  • Contains Pholcodine 5mg per 5ml
  • Reduces the desire to cough
  • Effective relief
  • Specifications

    • 200ml
  • Suitable for

    • Adults and children over 6
  • Warnings and cautions

    • Do not use if you are sensitive to any ingredient, or if suffering from liver disease, a shortage of breath or during an asthma attack
    • Do not use when pregnant or breastfeeding except on the doctor's advice
    • If symptoms persist consult your doctor. Not advisable for use with persistent or productive coughs, or in bronchitis
    • Ask your doctor or pharmacist before use if already taking any of the following drugs: alcohol, mexiletine, domperidone, metoclopramide, tranquillisers or sleeping aids
    • Do not exceed the stated dose
    • Contains 6.6 vol% ethanol (alcohol), i.e. up to 520mg per 10ml dose, equivalent to 13ml of beer or 6ml of wine per dose
    • Keep out of the sight and reach of children

    Side Effects: Some people may experience side effects which are: anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction which causes difficulty in breathing or dizziness), drowsiness, dizziness, nausea and constipation. If drowsy do not drive or operate machinery. If you notice any of these or other side effects stop using the product and tell your doctor or pharmacist.

  • How to use

    1. Read all the label before use.
    2. Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years: Take 1 or 2 x 5ml spoonfuls.
    3. Children 6-12 years: Take 1 x 5ml spoonful. Repeat after 4 hours if required, but not more than 4 doses in 24 hours.
  • Ingredients

    Active Ingredient per 5ml: Pholcodine 5.0mg
    Also contains: Chloroform, Ethanol, Citric Acid Monohydrate (E330), Glycerol (E422), Purified Water, Sucrose, Quinoline Yellow (E104), Sunset Yellow (E110), Amaranth (E123)

  • Delivery and returns

    Standard delivery

    • Free on orders over £35
    • £3.49 for orders up to £35
    • Delivered in 4-6 working days

    Express delivery

    • £4.99
    • Delivered Next Day if ordered before 8pm Monday to Friday
    • Delivered Monday if ordered after 8pm Friday - 12pm Sunday
    • Delivered Tuesday if ordered after 12pm on Sunday
    • Not available in the Channel Islands

    Evri ParcelShops

    Standard Parcel Shop Delivery

    • Free on orders over £35
    • £2.49 on orders up to £35
    • Delivered in 3-5 working days

    Express Parcel Shop Delivery

    • £3.99
    • Delivered Next Day if ordered before 8pm Monday - Friday
    • Delivered Monday if ordered after 8pm Friday – 12pm Sunday
    • Delivered Tuesday if ordered after 12pm on Sunday

    *Please note: If your order is not collected within 10 days of it arriving at your chosen Evri ParcelShop, the order will be returned to our warehouse. We will only be able to refund the order once we have received the item/s back.

    Pharmacy Medicines delivery

    Pharmacy Medicines will need to be signed for by someone aged 18 or over. If there isn't anyone in who can sign for your order, you can change your delivery date or redirect it to a local parcel shop using the courier's website or app.

    Unfortunately, your order can't be left in a safe place or with a neighbour. The courier will try to deliver three times before they return it to us.

    Purchasing in bulk/high unit volume

    Please note that when purchasing high unit volumes of single lines (10+ units) that delivery promotions are null and void.
    This is as a result of high volume orders not being able to be dispatched via our normal third party fulfilment.
    As a result for any excessive bulk orders of single lines we will be in touch regarding your order to discuss further delivery costs that will be incurred.


    If you're not completely satisfied with your order, you can return it to us within 28 days
    Find out more about our returns policy click here