What is Glycerin Honey & Lemon?
Glycerin Honey & Lemon is a syrup which can help to ease coughs and sore throats. Take every 4 hours or so to soothe your irritated throat and reduce coughs. This product is suitable for children aged 1 and up, making it the ideal cough and sore throat remedy for the whole family.
Why do I have a cough and sore throat?
One of the most common reasons why you may have a cough or a sore throat are colds or the flu. Both of these symptoms can be caused by the irritation in your throat caused by a viral infection, making your throat feel tickly or sore. They’ll usually clear up by themselves within a week or two, but cough syrups can help to soothe your poor irritated throat until your cold has passed.
How will Glycerin Honey & Lemon help to soothe my sore throat or cough?
Glycerin Honey and Lemon syrup helps to soothe your sore throat and cough by creating a coating on the back of your throat. This helps to soothe inflammation and protect your throat from further irritation when you’re coughing away.
Can I take this product if I’m pregnant or breastfeeding?
If you’re pregnant or breastfeeding, you should only use this product if told to do so by your doctor or pharmacist. Some medications may not be suitable for you or your baby at this time, but a medical professional can help you to choose a treatment that’s right for you.
Can I take this product if I have diabetes?
This product is not suitable for those with diabetes, as it contains 3.4 grams of sucrose in every 10ml dose. If you have diabetes, you should speak to your doctor or pharmacist and ask them to recommend a suitable cough medicine or sore throat remedy for you.
How to take this syrup
Shake bottle well before use. Use a 5ml measuring spoon and swallow this syrup. Make sure to use the following doses unless advised otherwise by your doctor or pharmacist:
- Adults and children over 12: Take two 5ml spoonfuls. Repeat every 4 hours as needed
- Children aged 1 – 12: Take one 5ml spoonful. Repeat every 4 hours as needed
When should this product not be used?
Glycerin Honey & Lemon is not suitable for use in children under the age of 1. Do not use this product if you are allergic to any of the listed ingredients.
Does Glycerin Honey & Lemon have any side effects?
Like all medications, Glycerin honey and lemon can have side effects, although not everyone will experience them. These include side effects caused by an allergic reaction, such as:
- Difficulty breathing
- Swelling of the face, neck, tongue or throat
If you experience these or any other side effect while using this product, stop use and see a doctor immediately. For more information about reporting the side effects of medication, please see the MHRA’s Yellow Card Scheme.
How to store this product
Store in a cool, dry place which is below 25 degrees C. Do not use this product if the expiry date printed on the original packaging has passed. Keep out of sight and reach of 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.
Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.
Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
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The active ingredients per 5ml are: glycerol (E422)1.36g.
The other ingredients are: honey, lemon essence, lemon juice, citric acid monohydrate (E330), sucrose, purified water and liquid glucose.
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