Benylin dry cough syrup has the strength to silence your dry hacking cough. Its syrup formula helps coat and soothe your throat.effective relief of:dry hacking coughplus:soothes throatingredients: each 5 ml or 1 teaspoonful (tsp.) contains:cough suppressant:dextromethorphan hydrobromidecontrols dry hacking cough for up to 8 hours. 15 mgnon-medicinal ingredients (alphabetical):artificial sweetener enhancer, citric acid, d & c red no. 33, fd & c red no. 40, flavour, glycerin, menthol, polyethylene glycol, sodium benzoate, sodium carboxymethylcellulose, sodium citrate, sodium cyclamate, sorbitol, water.directions: adults use only (12 years and over)shake well before using.2 tsp. (10 ml) every 6-8 hours. Maximum 8 tsp. (40 ml)/day. Not recommended for children under 12 years.warning: talk to a doctor before using this product if you have asthma, chronic lung disease/shortness of breath, persistent/chronic cough, or are pregnant, breastfeeding, or taking a drug for depression, including monoamine oxidase (mao) inhibitor drugs. Check with a doctor if cough worsens, lasts more than 7 days, or tends to recur or if you also have excessive secretions or fever. Do not take more than the recommended dosage.