What are Strepsils Sore Throat and Blocked Nose?
Strepsils Sore Throat and Blocked Nose provide fast relief from sore throats and nasal congestion.
What can cause sore throats and congestion?
Sore throats with congestion can be caused by a range of factors, with the most common being:
How can Strepsils soothe sore throats and blocked noses?
Strepsils lozenges contain two anti-septic ingredients:
· 2,4-dichlorobenzyl alcohol
These ingredients work together to soothe sore throats whilst killing the bacteria that cause sore throats. Strepsils Sore Throat and Blocked Nose also have a menthol vapour action that relieves symptoms of nasal congestion.
Using Strepsils Lozenges.
This product is for short term use only. You should take the lowest dose for the shortest time necessary to relieve your symptoms.
How to take the lozenges.
- Remove the blister pack from the cardboard carton.
- Pop one lozenge from the blister pack.
- Place lozenge into the mouth, allowing it to dissolve slowly.
Adults, children aged over 6 and the elderly- one lozenge every 2-3 hours. Maximum dose: 12 lozenges in 24 hours.
When should this product NOT be used?
Do NOT take this product if you:
- Are allergic to 2,4-dichlorobenzyl alcohol, amylmetacresol, levomenthol or any of the other ingredients in this product (see ingredients tab for full list).
- Are under 6 years old.
- Have an intolerance to certain sugars such as fructose, glucose-galactose and sucrose-isomaltose.
Tell your doctor or a Chemist 4 U pharmacist if you:
- Are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
- Suffer or are suffering from any other throat problems.
Like all medicines, Strepsils Orange can cause side effects, although not everybody will experience them. If you experience itching, burning or discomfort in the mouth, stop taking this product and consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Keep out of sight and reach of children. Do not use this product after the expiry date which is stated on the carton. Do not store above 25°C.
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.
The active substances are: 2,4-Dichlorobenzyl alcohol 1.2 mg, Amylmetacresol 0.6mg, Levomenthol 8.0mg.
The other ingredients: Liquid sucrose, Liquid glucose, Tartaric acid, Eucalyptus oil, Indigo carmine (E132).
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