What is TCP Antiseptic Liquid?
TCP Antiseptic Liquid provides relief for a variety of ailments including sore throats, mouth ulcers and minor injuries. It works by soothing pain and discomfort, as well as fighting infection. The liquid can be used for both internal infections, such as cold, flu and sore throats, as well as external issues like boils, acne, cuts and grazes. It contains halogenated phenols which help to fight infection and provide relief.
do you ship tcpWhat is an antiseptic?
Antiseptics help to fight infection by preventing the growth of harmful microorganisms. They are useful for treating wounds such as cuts and grazes to prevent infection during the healing process. Antiseptics can also be used for mouth and throat infections to prevent a build up of microorganisms that cause pain and infection.
What can TCP Liquid be used for?
TCP can be used for a range of infection and pain. You can dilute it with water and gargle to help relieve sore throat symptoms, including sore throat symptoms associated with cold and flu. It can be dabbed on mouth ulcers to soothe pain and ease the infection. Diluted TCP can also be used to clean cuts, grazes, bites and stings to relieve pain and avoid infection. Finally, TCP can be used to treat boils, spots and pimples. TCP Liquid can be used for so many different types of complaints and illnesses, it’s the perfect addition to any medicine cabinet.
How to use TCP
You can use a TCP for a variety of complaints.
Dilute TCP with 5 parts water and gargle twice a day to relieve symptoms of sore throats. DO NOT SWALLOW.
To ease the discomfort caused by mouth ulcers, dab undiluted TCP onto the ulcers three times a day. If symptoms persist for longer than 14 days, seek medical advice from your GP or a dentist.
Cuts, grazes, bites and stings
Dilute TCP with an equal quantity of water and apply generously to the area. TCP can be used undiluted in emergencies.
Boils, spots and pimples
Dab undiluted TCP on onto the boils, spots or pimples every 4 hours and do NOT cover.
When to NOT use this product
Do NOT use this product if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in this product (see ingredients tab) or if you have an allergic skin condition. Do NOT use this product after the expiry date.
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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- Halogenated Phenols, Phenol
Active ingredients: halogenated phenols 0.68% w/v and Phenol 0.175% w/v
Other ingredients: Glycerol, concentrated phosphoric acid, E104 (quinoline yellow), water
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TCP can be used for the following:
Adults, children and the elderly.
Symptomatic relief of sore throats including those associated with colds and flu.
Gargle twice a day with TCP diluted with 5 parts water. Do not swallow.
Common mouth ulcers.
Dab undiluted onto affected areas three times a day. If symptoms persist for more than 14 days, consult your doctor or dentist.
Cuts, grazes, bites and stings.
Dilute with an equal quantity of water and apply freely. In emergencies may be used undiluted.
Boils, spots and pimples.
Dab undiluted every 4 hours. Do not cover.
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