How many Lemsip Max capsules should I take?

How many Lemsip Max capsules should I take?

Take two capsules every 4-6 hours as required to a maximum of four doses in any 24 hours, or up to a maximum of three doses in any 24 hours if a night-time paracetamol-containing product is taken before bedtime. Do not take more than 8 capsules (4 doses) in any 24 hours.

What is the difference between Lemsip and Lemsip Max?

The main difference between Lemsip Max Cold and Flu Sachets and Lemsip Cold and Flu Lemon Sachets are the active ingredients. Lemsip Max contains a lower strength of paracetamol at 500mg compared to 650mg. Lemsip Max Cold and Flu Sachets also contain 25mg of caffeine whereas the regular doesn’t.

Can a 14 year old have Lemsip Max?

More than 60 popular medicines, including Lemsip powders, Day Nurse and Sudafed, as well as some labelled specifically for children, will be marked with warnings that they must not be given to children under six, and are not recommended for under-12s.

Does Lemsip make you sleep?

Lemsip Max All Night Cold & Flu tablets contain ibuprofen to soothe aches, pains and fevers and phenylephrine hydrochloride to relieve blocked and runny noses. Reckitt Benckiser says ibuprofen in the tablets helps sufferers get a good night’s sleep and wake up feeling refreshed after one dose.

Can 15 year old have Lemsip?

Lemsip max all in one sachets contain a powder that’s dissolved in water to make a hot drink; they are suitable for adults aged 16 years and over. Lemsip max all in one cold and flu capsules are licensed for adults and adolescents aged 12 years and over.

Is Lemsip good before bed?

Is Lemsip good for sinusitis?

Lemsip and Sudafed ‘do not help with head colds’, new NHS advice on sinus infections claims. uick-fix medicines like Lemsip and Sudofed do not help with a head cold, the latest guidance from the NHS tells Brits.

Can Lemsip make you sleepy?

The following are some of the side effects known to be associated with the ingredients of this medicine. Just because a side effect is stated here doesn’t mean that all people using Lemsip max cold & flu capsules will experience that or any side effect. Feeling sick or vomiting. Difficulty sleeping (insomnia).

What are the benefits of Lemsip Max cold and Flu Capsules?

Relieving the symptoms of colds and flu, such as headache, sore throat, aches and pains, fever and blocked nose or sinuses for adults aged 16 years and over. How do Lemsip max cold & flu capsules work?

What is Lemsip Max?

There are also Lemsip products for sore throats, coughs, and sinus. Their original and best-known product is a lemon flavoured hot drink (hence the lem in Lemsip). A new stronger formula, “Lemsip Max” has been added to the range, which is available in tablet form as well as a powder sachet.

Can you take Lemsip Max capsules with warfarin?

Using paracetamol or paracetamol containing products such as Lemsip Max long-term may potentially increase the anti-blood-clotting effect of warfarin, leading to an increased risk of bleeding. Lemsip max capsules should only be used for the short period to relief the symptoms of cold or flu.

Can you take Lemsip Max capsules with colestyramine?

You should avoid taking Lemsip max capsules one hour before or six hours after taking colestyramine. Metoclopramide and domperidone speed up the absorption of paracetamol from the gut, making it start to work quicker.