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PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER
Read all of this leaflet carefully because it contains important information for you.
This medicine is available without prescription. However, you still need to use Eucalyptus Oil carefully to get the best results from it.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
• Ask your pharmacist if you need more information or advice.
• You must contact a doctor if your symptoms worsen or do not improve
• If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effect not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
In this leaflet:
1. What Eucalyptus Oil is and what it is used for
2. Before you use Eucalyptus Oil
3. How to use Eucalyptus Oil
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Eucalyptus Oil
6. Further information
The name of your medicine is Eucalyptus Oil BP. It contains the active ingredient called Eucalyptus Oil. It exerts a mild inflammatory effect on the mucous membranes (inner layer of skin) of mouth and digestive tract, which induces a feeling of warmth and increases salivation, thus loosening any thick mucus present and soothing inflammation.
It is used for the symptomatic relief of thick mucus build up and coughs.
Do not use Eucalyptus Oil if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Eucalyptus Oil.
Take special care with Eucalyptus Oil
Avoid excessive use
If symptoms persist consult your doctor
Pregnancy and Breast-feeding
Please consult your doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding, before using this medicine.
Taking other medicines
Please consult your pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without prescription. Eucalyptus oil may react with other medicines and products.
Follow the directions on this package leaflet or pack carefully, and ask your pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand.
For nasal administration
Adults, the Elderly and Children:
Place two drops on a handkerchief and inhale.
For oral administration Adults, the Elderly and Children:
Place three drops on a sugar lump. Use 3 to 4 times a day, as required
If you accidentally swallow any or use more Eucalyptus oil than you should, please consult your doctor or pharmacist immediately.
Like all medicines, Eucalyptus oil may cause side-effects, although not everybody gets them.
Very serious side effects - If any of the following happens, stop using Eucalyptus Oil and tell your doctor immediately or go to the nearest hospital emergency department:
• Nausea (feeling sick)
• Burning sensation whilst urinating
• Difficulties in breathing
• Memory loss or confusion
If you notice any side-effect not listed here, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Keep the container tightly closed.
Do not use Eucalyptus Oil after the expiry date which is stated on the label. The expiry date refers to the last date of that month.
Eucalyptus Oil should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of this medicine when it is no longer required. These measures will help to protect environment
What Eucalyptus Oil contains
The active substance is Eucalyptus oil.
What Eucalyptus oil looks like and contents of the pack
Eucalyptus oil is colourless or pale yellow liquid with a characteristic odour and comes in glass bottle with a plastic cap in pack sizes of 25ml and 50ml.
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
Marketing Authorisation Holder:
Bell Sons and Company (Druggists) Limited