What is Day and Night Nurse?
The day-time capsules contain three active ingredients. Paracetamol is a painkiller and reduces your temperature when you have a fever. Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride unblocks your nose and sinuses helping you to breathe more easily. Pholcodine is a cough suppressant that helps relieve dry or tickly coughs.
The night-time capsules also contain three active ingredients, Paracetamol is a painkiller which reduces your temperature when you have a fever. Promethazine hydrochloride is an antihistamine which dries up a runny nose and aids restful sleep. Dextromethorphan hydrobromide is a cough suppressant that helps relieve dry or tickly coughs.
18 yellow/orange (daytime) capsules each containing: paracetamol 5mg, pseudoephedrine hydrochloride 3mg and pholcodine 5mg. Also includes colour E129. 6 green/white (night time) capsule each containing: paracetamol 5mg, promethazine hydrochloride 1mg, dextromethorphan hydrobromide 7.5mg.
How should Day and Night Nurse be used?
Adults and children aged 12 years and over: daytime dosage – 2 yellow/orange capsules, to be taken with a drink of water, every 4 hours, up to a maximum of 3 doses throughout the day, if needed. Night time dosage – 2 green/white capsules to be taken with a drink of water at bedtime.