BENYLIN® Extra Strength Cough & Chest Congestion Syrup For People With Diabetes

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Benylin Extra Strength for People with Diabetes. Cough & Congestion Syrup for relief of: cough, chest congestion, nasal and sinus congestion and sore throat pain, 100mL.



BENYLIN® Cough & Chest Congestion for People with Diabetes is a trusted cough and cold symptom solution recognized by Diabetes Canada. This sugar-free†, sorbitol-free remedy is specially formulated with menthol, a decongestant suitable for people with Diabetes*, providing the same effective cough, congestion and mucus relief expected from the BENYLIN® brand.

Fast relief of:
  • Cough with Phlegm
  • Chest Congestion
  • Nasal and Sinus Congestion
  • Sore Throat Pain

†Sweetened with sodium saccharin and monoammonium glycyrrhizinate

*Read the complete label before use and follow all directions.

Packaged in bottles of 100 mL



  • Shake well before using.

Adult Use Only (12 years and older):

  • Take 2 tsp. (10 mL) every 6 hours
  • Do not take more than 8 tsp. (40 mL) in 24 hours.


  • Temporarily relieves
    • dry cough
    • nasal congestion
    • chest congestion or wet cough
    • sore throat pain due to common cold
  • Helps loosen phlegm or mucus and thin lung secretions


Do not use

  • more than the recommended dose
  • with other products containing any of these active ingredients or other cough/cold medications
  • if allergic to any of the ingredients
  • with a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (drugs for depression or Parkinson’s disease) or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug.

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you

  • have
    • been told that your body breaks down drugs slowly or are taking other medications
    • persistent cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma or emphysema
    • cough with excessive phlegm (mucus)
    • difficulty breathing or other chronic lung conditions as these could be signs of a serious condition
  • are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • you develop wheezing, rash or itching
  • symptoms last for more than 7 days
  • sore throat pain lasts for more than 2 days
  • new symptoms appear or symptoms worsen
  • are accompanied by a high fever (>38°C), persistent headache or the production of thick yellow/green phlegm.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose: Call a Poison Control Centre or doctor immediately, even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

Other information

  • Read the complete carton and label before use and follow all directions
  • Do not use if band on cap is broken or missing
  • Store at 15 to 30°C
  • Sugar-free, Sorbitol-free: Sweetened with sodium saccharin and monoammonium glycyrrhizinate. Caloric Content: 19.8 Kcal/10 mL.
  Active ingredients (in each 5 mL or 1 teaspoonful (tsp.)) Purposes
  Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 15 mg Cough Suppressant
  Menthol 15 mg Decongestant, Analgesic
  Guaifenesin (extra strength) 200 mg Cough Expectorant

Inactive ingredients
Alcohol, citric acid, FD&C blue no. 1, FD&C red no. 40, flavours, glycerin, monoammonium glycyrrhizinate, PEG-40 hydrogenated castor oil, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol, sodium benzoate, sodium chloride, sodium citrate, sodium saccharin, water, xanthan gum.