Strepsils Sore Throat and Blocked Nose Lozenges contains two antiseptic ingredients for use in throat medications. These are used for the symptomatic relief of mouth and throat infections. These ingredients are both mild antiseptics which kill the bacteria associated with mouth and throat infections.
The action of sucking the lozenge allows the active ingredients to work in the area of the discomfort and also helps lubricate and soothe the painful area. This helps relieve the soreness and discomfort of mouth and throat infections.
Strepsils Sore Throat and Blocked Nose Lozenges also contains menthol. This has a mild local anaesthetic action and relieves the symptoms of nasal congestion.
Directions for use:
Adults, Children (over 6 years old) and the elderly:
One lozenge to be dissolved slowly in the mouth every 2 – 3 hours up to a maximum of 12 lozenges in 24 hours.
It is not recommended that children under 6 years use this product. Remember that young children can choke on lozenges.
If symptoms persist, have not improved, or have worsened after 3 days, consult a doctor or pharmacist.
Do not take this product if you:
Check with your pharmacist or your doctor before taking this product if you think your are pregnant, are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
The active substances are: 2,4-Dichlorobenzyl alcohol 1.2mg, Amylmetacresol 0.6mg, Levomenthol 8.0mg The other ingredients are: Liquid sucrose, Liquid glucose, Tartaric acid, Eucalyptus oil, Indigo carmine (E132)
Keep all medicines out the sight and reach of children.
Always consult the Patient Information Leaflet before using this medicine