Fishermans Friend Regular (Menthol - non Rx)

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Fishermans Friend Regular Brand
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Menthol - non Rx (Generic alternate to Fishermans Friend Regular) Generic

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Fisherman's Friend Regular is a lozenge indicated to provide short-term relief from cough and sore throat symptoms. It can provide temporary relief from coughs, sore throats, and other respiratory problems.

Fishermans Friend Regular contains menthol as the main active ingredient. The menthol in Fisherman's Friend Regular (Menthol) produces a cooling and soothing effect on the throat and nasal passages, providing relief from cough and sore throat symptoms.

Use and Dosage

Fishermans Friend Regular comes in the form of lozenges to it orally. The lozenges should be placed on mouth, and it needs to dissolve slowly without chawing or swallowing it whole.

Lozenges may cause a burning or tingling sensation in the mouth and throat and should be avoided if the symptoms are intolerable. Avoid consuming any food and beverages while consuming it, so that the lozenge works properly.

The dosages of the medication may vary based on age and some other factors of the patient: Adults and children 2 years of age and over: Allow 1 lozenge to dissolve slowly in the mouth and repeat every 2 hours as needed or as directed by a doctor. Do not exceed the recommended dosage and frequency of use.

Side Effects

Common Side Effects of Fishermans Friend Regular (Menthol - non-Rx):

  • Diarrhea
  • Feeling tired
  • Fluid retention
  • Headache
  • Missed menstrual periods
  • Nausea
  • Stomach upset
  • Vomiting

Serious Side Effects of Fishermans Friend Regular (Menthol - non-Rx):

  • Abdominal pain
  • Ataxia
  • Coma
  • Involuntary eye movement
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Drowsiness
  • Irregularities in heart rhythm
  • Sexual problems in men
  • Sleep disorder
  • Vertigo

Forms and Strength

Fishermans Friend Regular (Menthol - non-Rx) is available in the following forms and strength:

Fishermans Friend Regular: Lozenges

  • 0.5%


  • The lozenges contain menthol, which is a local anesthetic and may cause adverse reactions in some individuals.
  • Lozenges are meant for short-term relief of cough and sore throat symptoms, and prolonged use may lead to adverse effects.
  • Fisherman's Friend lozenges are strong and may not be suitable for children.
  • If you have a persistent sore throat or sore throat that comes with fever, headache, rash, nausea, or vomiting, you should consult a medical professional before using Fisherman's Friend or any other cough and sore throat medication,
  • The lozenges may interact with certain medications, such as warfarin, and caution should be exercised.
  • The lozenges should be taken as directed and not exceed the recommended dosage, as excessive consumption may cause gastrointestinal discomfort such as nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.
  • The lozenges may cause an allergic reaction in some individuals who are sensitive to menthol or other ingredients in the product.
  • If you have a history of asthma or other respiratory conditions, you should use Fisherman's Friend with caution and under the guidance of a healthcare professional.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is Fisherman's Friend Regular (Menthol) safe for everyone to use?

No, Fisherman's Friend Regular (Menthol) may not be suitable for everyone to use. Individuals should check the package labeling and consult with their healthcare provider if they have any underlying medical conditions or are taking other medications.

Can Fisherman's Friend Regular (Menthol) be used as a long-term treatment?

No, Fisherman's Friend Regular (Menthol) is only intended for short-term relief of cough and sore throat symptoms. Prolonged or excessive use may lead to adverse effects.

How often should I use Fisherman's Friend Regular (Menthol)?

Fisherman's Friend Regular (Menthol) lozenges are meant for occasional use to relieve cough and sore throat symptoms. Follow the dosing instructions on the package and to not exceed the recommended frequency and amount of use.


It's important to purchase Fishermans Friend Regular from verified Canadian pharmacy.

Additional information

Generic name:

Menthol – non Rx





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