Bisolvon® Dry Pastilles
Dextromethorphan hydrobromide
Consumer Medicine Information
Do not use Bisolvon Dry Pastilles in children
Adults and children over 12 years:
under 6 years of age.
Slowly suck 1 - 3 pastilles every 4 to 6 hours This leaflet answers some common questions You should not use Bisolvon Dry Pastilles after
the EXPIRY DATE printed on the carton has It does not contain all available information, nor passed or if the packaging is torn or shows signs Bisolvon Dry Pastilles starts to act within an
does it take the place of talking to your doctor or hour after being taken and is effective for
If you take this medicine after the expiry date, it approximately 3-6 hours.
This leaflet was last updated on the date at the Follow all directions given to you by your
end of this leaflet. More recent information may Before you start to take Bisolvon Dry pharmacist or doctor carefully.
be available. The latest Consumer Medicine They may differ from the information in this Information is available from your pharmacist, leaflet. Bisolvon Dry is also available as an oral
doctor, or from and may Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have
contain important information about the medicine developed a chesty, mucus-producing
and its use of which you should be aware.
(productive) cough.
If you have taken too much Bisolvon In this case, Bisolvon Dry Pastilles should only
Keep this information with your Bisolvon Dry
be taken after receiving medical advice.
Immediately telephone your doctor,
Tell your doctor if your irritant, dry cough has
pharmacist or the Poisons Information Centre
lasted for more than 1 week.
(telephone 13 11 26) if you think you or anyone
To find out more about Bisolvon Dry: This could be a symptom of a condition that else may have taken too much Bisolvon Dry
You should ask your doctor or pharmacist if
you have any questions about Bisolvon Dry
Bisolvon Dry Pastilles should also be used with
Do this even if there are no signs of discomfort
Pastilles or if you have any trouble before,
caution in patients with impaired liver function.
or poisoning.
during or after taking Bisolvon Dry Pastilles.
Signs of an overdose with Bisolvon Dry Pastilles
Prior to taking this medicine, tell your doctor
or pharmacist if you are taking any other
Bisolvon Dry Pastilles is used for the treatment
medicines, including medicines that you buy
without a prescription from a pharmacy,
Bisolvon Dry Pastilles contains the active
supermarket or health food shop.
There may be interference between Bisolvon Dry
hydrobromide, a cough suppressant that acts on Pastilles and some medicines. These include:
the cough centre in the brain to suppress a dry medicines used to treat depression, such as Bisolvon Dry Pastilles also helps soothe sore
especially if taken within the last 14 days Bisolvon Dry Pastilles does not have any pain-
medicines used to help you relax, sleep or When you must not take Bisolvon Dry quinidine and amiodarone medicines used totreat abnormal or irregular heart beats Avoid consuming alcohol while taking
Bisolvon Dry Pastilles.
Do not take Bisolvon Dry Pastilles if you are
In case of doubt, you should seek medical advice allergic to the active ingredient,
Your doctor or pharmacist has more information prior to self administering this medicine.
dextromethorphan hydrobromide, or any of
on medicines to be careful with or avoid while Effects on ability to drive or operate the other ingredients in Bisolvon Dry Pastilles.
taking Bisolvon Dry Pastilles.
These ingredients are listed in full at the end of Be careful driving or operating machinery
As with other medicines, ask for your doctor's
until you know how Bisolvon Dry Pastilles
If you are not sure if you have these allergies,
advice if you are pregnant, or likely to become
affects you.
you should raise those concerns with your
pregnant during your use of Bisolvon Dry
Bisolvon Dry Pastilles may cause dizziness or
doctor or pharmacist.
Do not take Bisolvon Dry Pastilles if you are
Special care is recommended during pregnancy.
Make sure you know how you react to
breastfeeding, or intend to breastfeed.
The benefits of Bisolvon Dry Pastilles must be
Bisolvon Dry Pastilles before you drive a car,
The active ingredient in Bisolvon Dry Pastilles assessed against any risks. Your doctor will operate machinery, or do anything else that
may pass into breast milk and may affect your discuss the risks and benefits of using Bisolvon could be dangerous if you are dizzy or drowsy.
Dry Pastilles while you are pregnant.
If you drink alcohol, dizziness or drowsiness may Do not take Bisolvon Dry Pastilles if you have
the following medical conditions:
Do not use Bisolvon Dry Pastilles in children
under 6 years of age. Use in children 6 - 11 years a lung condition called chronic obstructive only on the advice of a doctor, pharmacist or You should be aware that all medicines carry some risks and that all possible risks may not be known at this stage despite thorough testing.
Ask for the advice of your doctor or
shallow breathing (respiratory depression) How to take Bisolvon Dry Pastilles pharmacist if you have any concerns about the
Bisolvon Dry Pastilles should be taken according effects of taking Bisolvon Dry Pastilles.
In general, side effects from Bisolvon Dry
The maximum recommended adult daily dose of Pastilles are rare. The most common side effects
Bisolvon Dry Pastilles contains at least 5.1 g of
Children 6 - 11 years:
maltitol and 0.8g of sorbitol. It may have a mild Slowly suck 1 pastille every 4 to 6 hours Bisolvon Dry Pastilles is the brand name of your Bisolvon Dry Pastilles is a yellow, round pastille with a honey lime flavour. It is available in blisters containing 20 pastilles enclosed in acarton.
Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you
experience any side effects during or after

Bisolvon Dry Pastilles are available from your taking Bisolvon Dry Pastilles, so that these
local chemist without a prescription.
effects may be properly treated, especially if
The following Australian Registration Number you notice the following rare side effects:
Muscle spasms affecting the eyes, head, neck In addition, unexpected effects, not listed above, If any of the following happen, tell your doctor
immediately or go to Accident and Emergency
at your nearest hospital:
shortness of breath, wheezing or difficulty swelling of the face, lips, tongue or other Bisolvon Dry Pastilles are made in Germany.
Bisolvon Dry Pastilles are supplied in Australia BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM PTY
The above list includes very serious side
effects. You may need urgent medical
attention or hospitalisation.

Date of first inclusion in the Australian Register These side effects are very rare. They usually only happen if an overdose of the medicine has been taken or due to interaction with other This leaflet was amended in December 2011 Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you notice
anything unusual, during or after taking
Bisolvon Dry Pastilles.

Cases of dextromethorphan abuse anddependency have been reported. Your doctor canprovide you with more information about this.
Keep Bisolvon Dry Pastilles in a cool dry
place, where the temperature stays below
Bisolvon Dry Pastilles
should be kept where
children cannot reach it.
A locked cupboard at least one-and-one-halfmetres above the ground is a good place to storemedicines.
Your pharmacist or doctor should be able to
safely dispose of any unused Bisolvon Dry


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