Strepsils Sore Throat and Cough Lozenges provide relief from sore throats and irritating coughs caused by the common cold and nasal congestion.
Coughs and sore throats can be caused by common viral infections such as the flu or a cold. Some bacterial infections can cause them too, such as Streptococcus pyogenes. Environmental factors such as dry air and pollution or lifestyle choices such as smoking can also cause coughs and sore throats.
Strepsils lozenges contain two antiseptic ingredients:
These mild antiseptics kill bacteria associated with mouth and throat infections. The action of sucking the lozenge allows the active ingredients to cover the affected area, helping to lubricate scratchy throats and soothe pain.
Strepsils Throat and Cough lozenges also contain:
This ingredient has a mild local anaesthetic action to relieve pain and also relieves the symptoms of nasal congestion to ease coughs.
This product is for short term use only. If symptoms persist or become worse after 3 days, consult a doctor or a Knightsbridge Pharmacy. You should take the lowest dose for the shortest necessary time to relieve your symptoms.
Adults, children aged over 6 and the elderly- one lozenge every 2-3 hours. Maximum dose: 12 lozenges in 24 hours.
Do NOT take this product if:
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are:
Like all medicines, Strepsils Sore Throat and Cough Lozenges can cause side effects, although not everybody experiences them. If you experience any hypersensitivity to this product (such as itching) stop taking this product and consult your doctor.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Do NOT use this product after the expiry date which is stated on the carton.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Knightsbridge Pharmacy 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.
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.
For further information on our medication restrictions policy.