Viscolex Syrup 250ml

Free delivery on orders over €50


Free delivery on orders over €50 - *there may be additional charge for larger items. Visit our delivery information page to find out more.


Viscolex Syrup 250ml

Viscolex is used to treat lower respiratory tract disorders, such as chesty cough. The syrup contains the active ingredient carbocisteine which breaks down mucus in conditions such as chronic asthma or bronchitis to help you to breathe easier.


  • Breaks up thick or excessive mucus
  • Suitable from 2 years of age
  • Non-drowsy

Directions for use:

  • Adults and children over 12 years:

Initially take 15ml (three 5ml spoonful’s) three times a day, reducing to 10ml (two 5ml spoonful’s) three times daily when the mucus start to go. 

  • Children 6 – 12 years:

Give one 5ml spoonful 2 to 3 times daily.

  • Children 2 – 5 years:

Give one 2.5ml spoonful 3 times daily.


Do not take Viscolex Syrup: 

  • If you are allergic to carbocisteine or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed below). 
  • If you have an active peptic ulcer. 
  • Do not give to children under 2 years of age. 

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Viscolex Syrup: 

  • If you are an older patient 
  • If you have a history of gastrointestinal ulcers
  • If you are taking medication known to cause gastrointestinal bleeding
  • If you have a history of peptic ulcer 
  • If you are on a low sodium diet 
  • If you have a rare hereditary fructose intolerance or an intolerance to some sugars.


The active substance is carbocisteine 250 mg / 5 ml. 

The other ingredients are: Sucrose, Sunset Yellow Colouring (E110), Sodium Methyl Parahydroxybenzoate (E219), Sodium Ethyl Parahydroxybenzoate (E215), Sodium Propyl Parahydroxybenzoate (E217), Disodium Edetate, Sodium Hydroxide, Glycerol (E422), Orange Flavour (contains ethanol <15mg/5ml), Citric Acid Monohydrate and Purified Water


Keep all medicines out the sight and reach of children.

Always consult the Patient Information Leaflet before using this medicine.

Delivery & Returns

Delivery Cost

A delivery charge of €6.50 is applied to orders under €50. We offer free delivery on orders over €50* (*Large and bulky mobility items may incur an additional fee – this will be communicated to you prior to order confirmation)

Delivery Range

At present, we deliver to anywhere within the Republic of Ireland. We do not ship internationally.

Delivery Schedule

We will ship goods within 5 working days of receipt of payment from our Webstore at our Kinsale Road Roundabout, Cork location. We deliver in partnership with An Post and Fastway Couriers. We do not ship on weekends or Bank Holidays. If any goods are out of stock, we will advise you of an expected availability date. Please ensure you include a contact telephone number when ordering with us online.

Once your order has shipped, it will usually be delivered within 3-5 working days (*This is an estimate, based on our current observed delivery times. Deliveries may take longer during busy periods or due to external factors beyond our control)

Delivery Tracking

You can track your order online with An Post Tracking / Fastway Couriers by entering the tracking number you will have received in your shipping confirmation email.

If you have not received a tracking number or cannot locate it, please contact us and we will provide the tracking details for you.


Damaged Items

All items are carefully inspected by our team prior to dispatch. If an item becomes damaged in transit, you must notify no more than 24 hours after receiving your item, as items damaged in transit must be reported within 24 hours of delivery.

Returning Unwanted Items

If your purchase does not fit your needs or requirements, you may notify and return your item within 14 days of receiving your order for a full refund on the price of the product. Returns made up to a maximum of 30 days post-purchase will be issued a credit note for the value of the returned product.

Return Criteria

All items must be returned in "as new" condition, including all original packaging, in order to receive a refund. Please ensure any wheelchairs or rollator is suitable before use, as once the tyres demonstrate signs of use, they cannot be refunded. Where products require assembly, products must be carefully dis-assembled and repackaged before being returned to us.

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