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Night Nurse Capsules (10)
Night Nurse Capsules (10)
Night Nurse Capsules (10)
Night Nurse Capsules (10)
Night Nurse Capsules (10)
Night Nurse Capsules (10)

Night Nurse Capsules (10)

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Product Summary

Night Nurse Capsules have been specially formulated to provide a complete night-time cold and flu treatment by providing relief from major cold and flu symptoms such as:

Drowsiness is a side effect. However, it does aid a better night’s sleep when suffering from the above symptoms.

Comes in easy to swallow capsules


  • Adults and children over 12: Take 2 capsules just before bedtime with a drink of water.
  • Contains paracetamol. Taking too much paracetamol can cause serious harm to your liver.
  • Do not take with other antihistamine-containing preparations, including topical antihistamines and cough and cold medicines.


  • Active ingredient: Each capsule contains Paracetamol 500mg, Promethazine Hydrochloride 10mg, Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 7.5mg.
  • Also contains Lactose, dimethicone, colloidal anhydrous silica, gelatin, and colours erythrosine (E127), patent blue V (E131), quinoline yellow (E104) and titanium dioxide (E171).

Warnings and Restrictions

  • This medicine can lead to dependence. Therefore, the treatment should be of short duration.
  • Contains paracetamol. Do not take anything else containing paracetamol within four hours of taking this product.
  • Should not be used with other cough or cold medicines, or any other antihistamine-containing products, including those used on the skin.

Immediate medical advice should be sought in the event of an overdose, even if you feel well.

If your symptoms are accompanied by a high temperature, skin rash or persistent headache, see your doctor.

Alcohol and drowsiness

  • Do not drink alcohol while using Night Nurse Capsules.
  • Night-time capsules may cause drowsiness, dizziness, difficulty concentrating, movement difficulties or blurred vision. This can affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.
  • If affected, do not drive or operate machinery.
  • Do not drive while taking this medicine until you know how it affects you.
  • It may be an offence to drive when taking this medicine.
  • However, you would not be committing an offence if the medicine has been taken to treat a medical or dental problem, and you have taken it according to the information provided with the medicine, and it was not affecting your ability to drive safely.

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure whether it is safe for you to drive while taking this medicine.

Details regarding a new driving offence concerning driving after drugs have been taken in the UK may be found here:

Pregnancy and breastfeeding

  • Do not take Night Nurse Capsules without medical advice if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • This medicine may affect pregnancy tests based on urine samples, giving false results.

Speak to your doctor before you take this medicine:

  • if you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars
  • if you have liver or kidney problems
  • if you have glaucoma, epilepsy, difficulty passing urine, or prostate problems
  • if you have a chronic or persistent cough accompanied by excessive phlegm or respiratory problems
  • if you are elderly and suffer from confusion
  • if you have a severe infection, are severely malnourished, severely underweight or are a chronic heavy alcohol user, as this may increase the risk of metabolic acidosis. Signs of metabolic acidosis include deep, rapid, difficult breathing, feeling sick (nausea), being sick (vomiting) and loss of appetite.
  • if you are taking medicines such as certain antidepressants or antipsychotics, as Night Nurse may interact with these medicines and you may experience mental status changes e.g. agitation, hallucinations, coma
  • if you experience other effects such as body temperature above 38°C, increase in heart rate, unstable blood pressure, exaggeration of reflexes, muscular rigidity, lack of coordination and/or gastrointestinal symptoms e.g nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea.

Contact a doctor immediately if you get any of the above symptoms.

Also speak to your doctor if:

  • you have ever been addicted to opioids, alcohol, prescription medicines, or illegal drugs
  • you have previously suffered from withdrawal symptoms such as agitation, anxiety, shaking or sweating when you have stopped taking alcohol or drugs.

Taking this medicine regularly, particularly for a long time, can lead to addiction.

Only use this medicine as described in the leaflet.

Addiction can cause withdrawal symptoms when you stop taking this medicine.

Withdrawal symptoms can include restlessness, difficulty sleeping, irritability, agitation, anxiety, feeling your heartbeat (palpitations), increased blood pressure, feeling or being sick, diarrhoea, loss of appetite, shaking, shivering or sweating.

Speak to your doctor if you experience withdrawal symptoms.

Taking other medicines

Please talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking these capsules if you are taking any prescribed medicines, particularly:

  • metoclopramide or domperidone (for nausea or vomiting)
  • colestyramine (to lower blood cholesterol)
  • medicines which give you blurred vision, a dry mouth or make you drowsy
  • blood-thinning drugs (anticoagulants e.g. warfarin)
  • quinidine or amiodarone (to control your heart rhythm)
  • medicines for anxiety or depression e.g. selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) or tricyclic antidepressant, or to help you sleep.

You should also tell your doctor or pharmacist:

  • if you have abused drugs or other substances in the past
  • if you have specific metabolism characteristics (slow metaboliser of CYP2D6).


  • Do not store above 25°C.
  • Do not take this medicine after the ‘EXP’ date shown on the pack.
  • Keep out of the sight and reach of children.


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