What are Buttercup Original Menthol Sweets?
Buttercup Original Menthol Sweets provide relief from discomfort caused by sore throats and coughs. They are perfect for taking on-the-go and have a delicious mint flavour. Sore throats and coughs can cause irritating symptoms that can make talking and eating difficult. Buttercup Menthol Sweets can help to soothe sore or scratchy throats and discomfort caused by coughing.
What causes a sore throat?
Sore throats are a common problem and are usually not a cause for concern. They can be caused by a variety of factors including viruses, such as cold and flu, some bacteria and by smoking. They can cause a range of symptoms including:
Pain in the throat, particularly when swallowing
Dryness or scratchiness
Redness in the back of the mouth
Swollen neck glands
Sore throats can be easily treated and usually improve within a week. You should seek medical advice if your sore throat does not improve after a week of experiencing symptoms or if you often get sore throats, as they may be a symptom of an underlying condition.
How can Buttercup Sweets help to relieve cough symptoms?
Buttercup Sweets coat the throat and help to numb irritation and discomfort caused by sore throats and coughing. The sweets contain the active ingredient Menthol, which helps by cooling the throat and clearing nasal congestion mucus buildup. It also contains clove oil which can help to numb pain. These two ingredients work together to help soothe the throat, as well as relieve mucus build-up that can cause coughs and irritation.
How to use Buttercup Sweets
Unwrap the packet and remove a sweet. Place the sweet in the mouth and suck until it dissolves fully. Take a few deep breaths to allow the menthol to clear the airways and allow the syrup from the sweet to coat the back of the throat as you swallow,
When NOT to use this product
Do NOT use this product if you are allergic to any of the ingredients (see ingredients tab for full list). These sweets pose a choking risk for young children. This product should only be administered to children under adult supervision and should not be given to very young children.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
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Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
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