Adults and children over 12 years: DAYTIME DOSAGE:2 yellow/orange capsules, to be taken with a drink, every 4 hours up to a maximum of 3 doses throughout the day if needed. NIGHTIME DOSAGE: 2 green/white capsules to be taken with a drink at bedtime.
The orange and white day nurse capsules contain three active ingredients, paracetamol, pseudoephedrine and pholcodine. The green and white night nurse capsules also contain three active ingredients, paracetamol, promethazine and dextromethorphan.
Paracetamol is usually well tolerated however skin rashes and other allergic reactions occur occasionally with paracetamol. Side effects are not common with Dextromethorphan and when they occur are usually mild. Occasionally dizziness, upset stomach, nausea or vomiting may occur. Promethazine may cause drowsiness or difficulty in concentrating. If affected do not drive or operate machinery. Do not take with alcoholic drink. If you get any of these or any other unusual effects, stop taking the medicine and tell your doctor or pharmacist at once.
Do not exceed the stated dose. May cause drowsiness. Do not take with any other medication at night except under medical supervision. Do not give to children under 12 years old.