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Night Nurse helps to relieve the persistent symptoms of colds and flu so that you can get good quality sleep. It is available as a syrup or capsules to suit your preference.
You can buy Night Nurse online from Prescription Doctor’s trusted online pharmacy. All items are packaged in discreet packaging before being dispatched from our UK based pharmacy.
This medication, designed for night-time use, has three active ingredients:
Together, these ingredients relieve the symptoms of colds and flu to help you get to sleep.
A cold is an extremely common viral infection of the upper respiratory tract; often lasting several days or weeks. The common cold can be passed on to individuals through direct contact with infected surfaces or from exposure to infected water droplets in the air caused by coughing or sneezing. There is no known vaccine to prevent the virus which causes the common cold due to the speed at which the virus mutates.
Flu is a very contagious respiratory illness caused by the influenza A or B viruses. It can be avoided by having the flu vaccine. It is important to keep up to date with your flu vaccinations, especially if you are at risk of contracting the virus.
Colds and flu can be especially debilitating for people with underlying health conditions. It is very important to treat them as these viruses can develop into more serious conditions, such as pneumonia. This is particularly the case if you have a weak immune system or chronic respiratory conditions, such as asthma or COPD.
Many symptoms of cold and flu are identical, for example:
Symptoms of flu, which tend to come on faster than those of a cold, are generally more severe and likely to result in fever, with temperatures exceeding 38°C; fatigue; weakness; nausea; stomach pain or diarrhoea.
In and of themselves, the symptoms are not life threatening. However, for some people, whose immune system may be weakened by an underlying health condition, the symptoms can lower the bodies defences, allowing for conditions such as pneumonia to develop.
What’s more is that the symptoms can play havoc with pre-existing conditions, such as asthma and COPD. If you suffer from any respiratory illness, such as asthma, speak to your doctor or asthma Nurse for practical advice on managing your condition.
While no cure exists for cold or flu viruses, there are a number of treatments available to reduce your symptoms and help you to get on with your life. However, antibiotics, which are typically used to treat bacterial infections, are not effective at treating viruses. Taking antibiotics when you don't need them can cause to not work when you do need them.
While you are fighting a cold or influenza, it's important to drink plenty of water and try to eat at regular times throughout the day. This can provide your body with the energy it needs to fight the infection.
If you are at risk of contracting flu during the flu season, you may receive an annual letter from your doctor reminding you to receive a flu jab. It is important to keep up-to-date with your immunisations by getting the flu jab, which is usually available from your doctor's surgery. It may also be available from your local pharmacy, though you may need to ask if they offer this service.
Night Nurse contains three active ingredients:
You can buy Night Nurse online from Prescription Doctor in two formulations, which you can take with or without food:
Both formulations of Night Nurse contain paracetamol. Seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking other medicines containing paracetamol.
All medicines, whether they are bought over-the-counter or prescribed by your doctor, carry the potential risk of side effects. Not everybody who takes Night Nurse will experience these side effects, though it's important to be aware of what to look out for so that you can report them to your doctor. The side effects of Night Nurse are more likely to occur in older people.
Possible side effects of Night Nurse include:
Further information regarding the safety of Night Nurse can be found within the patient information leaflet. We encourage you to familiarise yourself with the supporting literature pertaining your medicine and retain it for future reference. You can view the patient information leaflet for Night Nurse online here.
Do not take Night Nurse if you are allergic to paracetamol, promethazine hydrochloride, dextromethorphan hydrobromide or any of the other excipients of this medicine.
Signs of an allergic reaction include:
Do not take Night Nurse if you are pregnant, think you might be pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Always seek your doctor's advice before you buy Night Nurse online.
Please inform our doctor all medication you are currently taking, including those prescribed by your doctor or bought over-the-counter, as well as health supplements.
Do not take Night Nurse past the expiry date printed on the packaging. The date refers to the last day of the indicated month.
Never throw away medicine via household or water waste. Take any unwanted or expired medicine to your local pharmacy and ask them to dispose of them safely on your behalf.
Always store Night Nurse out of sight and reach from children and pets.
Never share your medicine with anyone else, even if they are experiencing the same symptoms as you.
Night Nurse contains paracetamol.
While taking this medicine, you should avoid taking other paracetamol-containing products. Always read the label of other medicines you are taking. If you are unsure whether another treatment contains paracetamol, speak to your doctor or ask a pharmacist for assistance.
Never exceed the maximum dosage of paracetamol, which is 1 gram (1000mg) per dose.
Never take more than the maximum daily limit of paracetamol, which is 4 grams (4000 mg) in any 24-hour period. Taking more paracetamol can lead to delayed liver damage.
If you forget to take Night Nurse when you should, wait until the following night. Never double your dose of Night Nurse to make up for the forgotten dose.
If you accidentally take too much Night Nurse, consult a doctor or attend a hospital immediately, regardless of whether you feel well. Taking too much paracetamol can result in delayed liver damage.
No. You should avoid alcohol while taking Night Nurse.
Taking Night Nurse may result in feeling dizzy, drowsy or blurred vision. Should you experience any of these effects, do not drive or operate machinery. Do not undertake these activities until you are sure how Night Nurse affects you.
Night Nurse takes between 20 to 30 minutes to start working. You should take Night Nurse at bedtime.
You can take Ibuprofen or Aspirin with Night Nurse for additional pain relief if required. However, you should not take Night Nurse with other treatments which contain paracetamol, such as Lemsip or Co-codamol. Always take Night Nurse as instructed on the leaflet.
Night Nurse does not cure cold or flu, but it does relieve symptoms. Furthermore, taking Night Nurse will not prevent you from catching a cold or flu.