Beechams Powders – 20 powders
- Cold & Flu
- Sore Throat
- Aches & Pains
Active Ingredients: Each powder sachet contains Aspirin 600mg and Caffeine 50mg.
Beechams Powders are specially formulated for fast and effective relief from cold & flu symptoms. These symptoms include:
Aches and pains
The powder also provides relief from mild to moderate pain including:
sore throat pain
muscular aches and pains
The powder contains two active ingredients. Aspirin belongs to a family of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). This group of medicine relieves pain, reduces inflammation and lowers temperature when you have a fever. Caffeine acts as a mild stimulant.
Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use. Mix the powder with a little water and stir before drinking.
Adults and children 16 years and over:
One powder to be taken every three to four hours as needed.
Do not take more than six powders in 24 hours.
If your symptoms persist, see your doctor.
Do not take Beechams Powders:
if you are allergic to aspirin, caffeine or any of the other ingredients.
if you have ever had a stomach ulcer, perforation or bleeding of the stomach.
if you have blood clotting disorders (haemophilia).
If you are under 16 years.
Ask your doctor before you take this medicine:
if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
if you suffer from asthma, allergic disease, kidney or liver problems.
if you are taking any prescribed medicines, particularly methotrexate,blood thinning drugs (anticoagulants), oral hypoglycaemics (to lower the blood glucose) or medicines for treating gout.
If you have been told by your doctor you have an intolerance to some sugars.
Take special care with Beechams powders
There is a possible association between aspirin and Reye’s syndrome when given to children under 16 years. Reye’s syndrome is a very rare disease which affects the brain and liver and can be fatal.