Strepsils Extra are a treatment for sore throats which you can take every couple of hours for fast relief. Strepsils Extra tackle the cause of a sore throat, working to fight infections while easing pain and discomfort caused by a sore throat.
Two of the most common causes of a sore throat are bacterial infections and viral infections, including the common cold or the flu. You could also develop a sore throat if you are suffering from strep throat or tonsillitis, which can both make it uncomfortable when you swallow due to inflammation.
Strepsils Extra contains the active ingredient hexylresorcinol, which is used to relieve the pain associated with sore throats. It also has a mild antiseptic effect, working to kill the bacteria which cause sore throats and acting as a local anaesthetic to ease your pain.
Take one Strepsils Extra lozenge every 2 – 3 hours. Place the lozenge in your mouth and let it dissolve slowly. Do not take more than 12 lozenges in 24 hours. Always remember to supervise children who are taking Strepsils Extra, as young children can choke on lozenges.
Strepsils Extra are not suitable for use by children under the age of 6. Do not take this product if you are allergic to hexylresorcinol or any of the other listed ingredients. Strepsils Extra Strength is not suitable for those who have an intolerance to some sugars, for example, fructose, glucose-galactose, or sucrase-isomaltose.
Like all medications, Strepsils Extra can have side effects, although not everyone will experience them. These side effects include symptoms of a severe allergic reaction, including itching. If you experience this or any other side effects while taking Strepsils Extra, stop taking this product and 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.
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.
Free UK Delivery on all orders over £30 - Delivery within 3-5 working days
Standard UK Delivery - £2.95 - Delivery within 3-5 working days
Please Note: These prices are shown as a guide only. All delivery times are approximate but have been obtained in good faith.
All our items are sent completely discreet for your peace of mind.
This means the packaging is plain, there is no mention of what product is inside your package and there is no mention of Chemist 4 U either.
We respect that many of our products are of a sensitive nature - this is why we take every step to keep your purchases private.
Customers can read our full returns policy by clicking here
Didn't find the answer you were looking for? Submit a private question to be answered by one of our qualified UK pharmacists.
* Name and email address are only captured so you can be emailed a response when your question is answered by a pharmacist. No personally identifiable information is stored or displayed at any time.