Do not take Night Nurse Liquid if:
- you have had an allergic reaction to paracetamol, promethazine hydrochloride, dextromethorphan hydrobromide or to any other ingredient in this medication
- you have a chest infection, worsening asthma or severe respiratory problems.
- you are taking or have taken monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) prescribed for depression in the last two weeks
- you plan to take a urine-based pregnancy test
Do not take any medications containing paracetamol while taking Night Nurse Liquid.
Do not take with other cough or cold medications, or any other products containing antihistamines, including those for the skin.
Do not drink alcohol while using Night Nurse Liquid. It contains 18% v/v ethanol (alcohol) i.e. up to 2.9g per dose, equivalent to 72ml of beer or 30ml of wine. This could be harmful if you suffer from alcoholism, are pregnant or breast-feeding, are a child under 12, have epilepsy, or liver disease.
If your symptoms are accompanied by a high fever, skin rash or persistent headache, contact your doctor.
This medicine can impair your ability to drive as it may cause drowsiness, dizziness, difficulty concentrating, movement difficulties or blurred vision. Do not drive or operate machinery while taking this medication until you know how it affects you. Driving while taking this medication may be an offence. Be sure to take it according to the included directions.
Talk to your doctor before taking this medication if:
- you have heart, kidney or liver problems
- you have glaucoma, epilepsy, difficulty passing urine, or prostate problems
- you have a chronic or persistent cough accompanied by excessive phlegm or respiratory problem
- you have diabetes mellitus, as each 20ml dose contains 12.8g of glucose
- you are on a sodium-controlled diet, as each 20ml dose contains 37mg of sodium
- you are elderly and suffer from confusion
Before taking this medication, please talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any prescribed medications such as metoclopramide or domperidone (for nausea or vomiting), colestyramine (to lower blood cholesterol), medications which blur vision, cause a dry mouth or drowsiness, medications for anxiety or depression (e.g. selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) or tricyclic antidepressant)to help you sleep, or blood thinning drugs (anticoagulants e.g. warfarin) quinidine or amiodarone (to control heart rhythm).
Do not take Night Nurse Liquid if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Please read all packaging and the Product Information Leaflet before taking any new medications. Inform your doctor of all medications that you currently take or intend to take.