Kwells 150 microgram tablets
Kwells Kids 150 microgram tablets are used for the fast and effective prevention and control of travel sickness.
Travel sickness happens when the brain receives mixed messages. Visual messages from the eyes inform the brain that the immediate surroundings are stationary, but a delicate balancing organ in the ear tells the brain that you are moving. This conflicting information triggers the nausea we associate with travel sickness.
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Hyoscine Hydrobromide 150mcg | Prevention of travel sickness | 12 tablets | For ages 4+
The active substance in Kwells Kids tablets is hyoscine hydrobromide. Hyoscine hydrobromide temporarily reduces the effect of movement on the balance organs of the inner ear and the nerves responsible for nausea.
Because Kwells Kids tablets melt in the mouth, absorption into the bloodstream is very rapid and they can be taken up to 20–30 minutes before travelling or at the onset of sickness.
Kwells Kids 150 microgram tablets. For the prevention of travel sickness. Contains Hyoscine Hydrobromide 300mcg. Always read the label.
If Hyoscine hydrobromide has been prescribed to your child by their doctor, follow any instructions he/she may have given you.
If you have purchased Kwells tablets, follow these directions closely:
The tablets can be sucked, chewed or swallowed. They have a scoreline so they can be halved if necessary. The tablets can be taken up to 30 minutes before travelling to prevent travel sickness or at the onset of nausea.
Children 4 to 10 years: Give your child half or one tablet every 6 hours, as required. Do not give your child this medicine more than 3 times in 24 hours.
Children over 10 years: Give your child one or two tablets every 6 hours, as required. Do not give your child this medicine more than 3 times in 24 hours.
Kwells Kids tablets should not be given to children under 4 years of age.
What is hyoscine hydrobromide?
Hyoscine hydrobromide is taken to prevent and control travel sickness.
Can Kwells cause side effects?
Like all medicines, Kwells tablets can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
These include blurred vision, dilated pupils, dry mouth, drowsiness and dizziness. Your child may also experience an increased body temperature due to decreased sweating.
Less frequently, there have been reports of restlessness, hallucinations and confusion.
If your child is epileptic, they might suffer from increased seizure frequency.
As with all medicines, some children may be allergic to the tablets. If your child is allergic, they might experience difficulty in breathing, coughing, wheezing or symptoms such as rash, itching and swelling.
If they experience any of these effects or react badly to the tablets in any other way, tell your doctor immediately.
Is there anything I need to know before giving Kwells Kids tablets to my child?
DO NOT give Kwells Kids tablets to your child if he or she:
Is allergic (hypersensitive) to hyoscine hydrobromide or any of the other ingredients in the tablets which are: Mannitol (E421), potato starch, gelatine powder, aluminium stearate, saccharin sodium (E954) and ferric oxide (E172).
Has any of the following conditions:
- Blockage of the intestines (Paralytic ileus)
- Narrowing of the stomach outlet (Pyloric stenosis)
- Myasthenia gravis
- Enlarged prostate gland
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Kwells 300 microgram tablets
Kwells 300 microgram tablets are used for the fast and effective prevention and control of travel sickness. Travel sickness happens when the brain receives mixed messages. Visual messages from the eyes inform the brain that the immediate surroundings are stationary, but a delicate balancing organ in the ear tells the brain that you are moving. This conflicting information triggers the nausea we associate with travel sickness.More Info
Kwells 300 microgram tablets. For the prevention of travel sickness, suitable for adults and children aged 10+. Contains Hyoscine Hydrobromide 300 microgram. Always read the label
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