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Covonia FAQS

  • How does Covonia work?

    Covonia has a range of products formulated to relieve the symptoms of cough, cold, sore throat and congestion. Covonia’s range of medicated products, including cough syrups, sore throat sprays and lozenges, each have different active ingredients. Covonia also has a range of traditional herbal medicinal products with ingredients exclusively based upon long-standing use as a traditional remedy. To find out more about how each Covonia product works, visit our products page.

  • How long does Covonia take to work?

    Covonia’s range of medicated products, including cough syrups, sore throat sprays and lozenges, each have different active ingredients so may take different lengths of time to provide relief. You should consider seeing your GP if any of the following apply:

    • There are signs of infection – green, yellow or 'rusty' phlegm
    • Blood is present in the mucus
    • Coughing is associated with chest pain
    • You have whooping cough or croup
    • You have recurrent night-time coughing
    • The cough has lasted for more than three weeks
    • There is any shortness of breath or severe pain when inhaling
    • You have any recent, unexplained weight loss which accompanies a cough
  • What is the dosage for Covonia?

    Covonia has a range of different products including cough syrups, sore throat sprays and lozenges. To check the dosage for each product, always read the label. Alternatively, visit our products page.

  • Does Covonia contain paracetamol?

    Covonia’s range of cough products do not contain paracetamol. Covonia Cold & Flu Formula does contain paracetamol. Always read the label to check a product’s active ingredients. Alternatively, visit our products page.

  • Can you take paracetamol with Covonia?

    Paracetamol may be taken alongside many of Covonia’s range of cough products provided the Covonia product does not already contain paracetamol. Do not take paracetamol with Covonia Cold & Flu Formula as this product does contain paracetamol. Always read the label to check a product’s active ingredients. Alternatively, visit our products page.

  • Does Covonia contain alcohol?

    Some Covonia cough products contain alcohol. To check the dietary properties of a specific Covonia product, visit the Dietary Properties Table.

  • Can you drink alcohol with Covonia?

    It is not recommended to drink alcohol when taking any of the following products as their active ingredients may react negatively with alcohol: Covonia Dry Cough Sugar Free, Covonia Night Time Formula, Covonia Cold & Flu Formula. Some Covonia products also contain alcohol, therefore overdose of these products or ingestion of additional alcohol may result in alcohol intoxication. To check the dietary properties of a specific Covonia product, visit the Dietary Properties Table.

  • What's in Covonia?

    Covonia has a range of products formulated to relieve the symptoms of cough, cold, sore throat and congestion. Covonia’s range of medicated products, including cough syrups, sore throat sprays and lozenges, each have different active ingredients. Covonia also has a range of traditional herbal medicinal products with ingredients exclusively based upon long-standing use as a traditional remedy. To find out more about individual Covonia products, visit our products page. Always read the label.

  • Is Covonia vegan?

    All Covonia cough products are suitable for vegetarians and some are suitable for vegans. To check the dietary properties of a specific Covonia product, visit the Dietary Properties Table.

  • Is Covonia vegetarian?

    All Covonia cough products are suitable for vegetarians and some are suitable for vegans. To check the dietary properties of a specific Covonia product, visit the Dietary Properties Table.

  • Is Covonia gluten free?

    Covonia cough products are gluten free and suitable to be taken by coeliacs. To check the dietary properties of a specific Covonia product, visit the Dietary Properties Table.

  • How to use Covonia

    Covonia has a range of different products including cough syrups, sore throat sprays and lozenges. To check how to use each product, always read the label. Alternatively, visit our products page.

  • Can you take Covonia while pregnant?

    You should talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using any Covonia product when pregnant as it may not be advisable or its use should be carefully monitored.

  • Can I take Covonia while breastfeeding?

    You should talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using any Covonia product whilst breastfeeding as it may not be advisable or its use should be carefully monitored.

  • What is the age limit for Covonia?

    Covonia has a range of different products including cough syrups, throat sprays and lozenges with different age limits. Covonia Catarrah Relief Formula is only suitable for adults (aged 18 and over). Covonia Chesty Cough Mixture Mentholated is suitable for adults and children over 5 years old. Covonia Vapour Drops are suitable for adults and children over 2 years old. Covonia Dry & Tickly Cough Linctus is suitable for adults and children over 1 year old. All other Covonia products are suitable for adults and children over 12 years old. Always read the label to check a Covonia product’s suitability. Alternatively, visit our products page.

  • What are the side effects of Covonia?

    Covonia has a range of different products including cough syrups, throat sprays and lozenges. To check the possible side effects for each product, always read the label. Alternatively, visit our products page.

  • Can you take Covonia when taking antibiotics?

    Ask your pharmacist or GP before taking any Covonia products alongside antibiotics.

  • Can I take Covonia if I have asthma?

    Some Covonia products must not be taken when a cough is associated with respiratory failure or asthma, including Covonia Dry Cough Sugar Free, Covonia Night Time Formula, Covonia Bronchial Balsam Syrup. Patients who have a history of asthma or who are at risk of developing an acute asthma attack should always consult to a doctor or pharmacist before using Covonia.

  • Can I take Covonia with high blood pressure?

    Some Covonia products could interact with medications associated with reducing blood pressure, including Covonia Dry Cough Sugar Free. Patients who have a history of heart problems should always consult to a doctor or pharmacist before using Covonia.

  • Can I take Covonia with low blood pressure?

    Some Covonia products could interact with medications associated with heart problems or should not be taken by those with heart problems, including Covonia Chesty Cough Mixture Mentholated, Covonia Dry Cough Sugar Free, Covonia Herbal Mucus Cough, Covonia Sore Throat Oromucosal Spray. Patients who have a history of heart problems should always consult to a doctor or pharmacist before using Covonia.

  • Covonia and heart problems?

    Some Covonia products could interact with medications associated with heart problems or should not be taken by those with heart problems, including Covonia Chesty Cough Mixture Mentholated, Covonia Herbal Mucus Cough, Covonia Sore Throat Oromucosal Spray. Patients who have a history of heart problems should always consult to a doctor or pharmacist before using Covonia.

  • Can a diabetic take Covonia?

    Covonia has a range of sugar-free products, including Covonia Chesty Cough Sugar Free, Covonia Dry Cough Sugar Free, Covonia Cold & Flu Formula and Covonia Sore Throat Oromucosal Spray. Not all Covonia products are suitable for diabetics as some contain sugar. To check the dietary properties of a specific Covonia product, visit the Dietary Properties Table.

  • Does Covonia make you drowsy?

    Some Covonia products may make you drowsy, such as Covonia Night Time Formula. Covonia has a range of non drowsy products, including Covonia Chesty Cough Mixture and Covonia Dry & Tickly Cough Linctus. To check whether a particular Covonia product is non drowsy, always read the label. Alternatively, visit our products page.

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