250mg/5ml Syrup

Prescription only medicine (POM)
200ml, 300ml amber bottle
Always read the label

Carbocisteine 250mg/5ml Syrup is presented as a yellow- amber liquid with a gooseberry flavour and a sweet taste.


Carbocisteine 250mg/5ml Syrup contains carbocisteine. Carbocisteine is a type of medicine known as a mucolytic.


Carbocisteine 250mg/5ml Syrup is used in the treatment of problems in the airways when there is too much mucus or when the mucus is too sticky, including chronic obstructive airways disease (COPD).

Carbocisteine 250mg/5ml Syrup is a Prescription Only Medicine. Prescription-only medicines, must be prescribed by a qualified health professional. This may be a GP, hospital doctor or pharmacist for example.


Active ingredients

Carbocisteine 250mg in each 5ml of syrup. Always read the label


Adverse events

If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in the package leaflet. Reporting suspected adverse reactions after authorisation of the medicinal product is important. It allows continued monitoring of the benefit/risk balance of the medicinal product. Patients and Healthcare professionals are asked to report any suspected adverse reactions via the Yellow Card Scheme at or search for MHRA Yellow Card in the Google Play or Apple App Store.

Adverse events should also be reported to Typharm on 02037 694160.