What are Potter’s Chesty Cough & Catarrh Pastilles?
Potter’s Chesty Cough & Catarrh Pastilles are a remedy for coughs, colds, and catarrh which are ideal for those who don’t like to take liquid medicine or tablets. They help to clear your respiratory system while providing soothing relief from a chesty cough.
What causes a chesty cough and catarrh?
When you have an upper respiratory tract infection, such as a cold or the flu, you may develop a chesty cough. This is because your body is creating more thick phlegm, also known as catarrh, to try to help to clear irritants from your airways.
How will Potter’s Chesty Cough & Catarrh Pastilles treat my symptoms?
Potter’s Chesty Cough & Catarrh Pastilles contain three active ingredients which work together to combat catarrh, coughs, and colds. These ingredients are:
- Pumilio pine oil
- Eucalyptus oil
These ingredients work to decongest and unblock your respiratory system, helping to clear catarrh and soothe a chesty cough. They also have antiseptic properties which helps to keep the bacteria that cause a chesty cough at bay.
Can I take this product with other cough medicines?
These pastilles are not expected to interact with any other medications that you might be taking. If you’re not sure about any medications you want to take, speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist for advice before you take them.
Can I take this product when I’m pregnant or breastfeeding?
Speak to your doctor before taking this product or any other medication if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Some medication may not be safe for you or your baby, so always seek medical advice before taking anything new.
How to take these pastilles
Suck one Potter’s Chesty Cough & Catarrh Pastilles slowly until it dissolves. Take one pastille when you need one but be careful not to take more than 20 pastilles within a 24-hour period. If you take too many catarrh pastilles, speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist right away.
When should Potter’s Chesty Cough & Catarrh Pastilles not be taken?
Potter’s Chesty Cough & Catarrh Pastilles should not be taken by children under the age of 12. Do not take these pastilles if you are allergic to menthol, pumilio pine oil, eucalyptus oil, or any of the other ingredients listed. Each catarrh pastille contains a total of 0.5g of sucrose and glucose, which should be considered if you suffer with diabetes.
Does this product have any side effects?
Like all medicines, Potter’s Chesty Cough & Catarrh Pastilles can have side effects, although not everyone will get them. These include a severe allergic reaction which could cause the following symptoms:
- Difficulty breathing
- Swelling of the face, neck, tongue, or throat
If you experience these or any other side effects while taking this product, speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist immediately.
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.
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- Eucalyptus, Menthol, Pine Oil
- Each pastille contains Eucalyptus Oil 0.022% v/w, Menthol 0.813% w/w, Pumilia Pine Oil 0.604% v/w, which are the active ingredients. As well as the active ingredients, the pastille also contains sucrose, liquid glucose, modified starch (tapioca, maize}, thymol, marshmallow root liquid extract, carmoisine (E122), vegetable oil, camauba wax, water.
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Are potters chesty cough pastilles safe to take with COPD as they are a decongestant?
The main symptoms of COPD are: increasing breathlessness, particularly when you're active; a persistent chesty cough with phlegm. Potter's Chesty Cough & Catarrh Pastilles contain three active ingredients which work together to combat catarrh, coughs, and colds. They will be fine with yourailment
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