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Benylin Original Cough Medicine 125ml


BENYLIN® Cough Medicine contains an antihistamine that helps relieve coughing and dry secretions in the nose and chest. The Levomenthol helps you to breathe more easily


How it works

BENYLIN® Cough Medicine Syrup contains Diphenhydramine which is an antihistamine that helps relieve coughing and dry secretions in the nose and chest. It also contains Levomenthol which helps you to breathe more easily by relieving congestion.

What is a dry cough?

A dry cough is also known as a non-productive cough because it does not produce any phlegm. Dry coughs are caused by an inflammation of the upper airways caused by dust, foreign bodies or an infection.

This product may cause drowsiness.

Please Note

This item is a medicine and for safety reasons our Pharmacist will review this purchase before dispatch.

If our pharmacist has any concerns they will contact you by phone to find out some additional information to ensure this product is appropriate for you


Adults and children over 12 years:
One or two 5 ml spoonfuls three to four times daily.
Not recommended for children under 12 years

Do not take more than 4 doses in 24 hours. If symptoms persist, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

Consult your doctor before use if:

  • Acute or chronic bronchial asthma, a persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, chronic bronchitis
    or emphysema or where cough is accompanied by excessive secretions
  • Before using with any other medications.

Not Suitable for use during Pregnancy 

Diphenhydramine hydrochloride is a sedating antihistamine, may cause drowsiness if affected do not drive or operate machinery. Avoid Alcoholic drinks while taking this medicine.

Each 5 ml contains:
Diphenhydramine hydrochloride 14 mg
Levomenthol 1.1 mg

Other Ingredients: 

Sodium citrate
Ethanol 96%
Citric acid monohydrate
Saccharin sodium
Glucose syrup
Sodium benzoate (E211)
Caramel (E150) (containing glucose, sucrose and invert sugar)
Concentrated Raspberry Essence (containing propylene glycol and ethanol)
Ponceau 4R (E 124)
Purified Water