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Lozenges are sugar-free lemons. It is an over the counter medications intended to provide relief from sore throat and cough symptoms. It contains menthol as the active ingredient, which works by acting on the sensory nerves of the throat and airways to provide a cooling sensation and reduce irritation.
The sugar-free formula of Fisherman's Friend Sucrose Free Lemon may also be beneficial for individuals who are monitoring their sugar intake or trying to consume fewer calories.
Use and Dosage
Fishermans Friend Sucrose Free Lemon comes in the form of lozenges to it orally. The lozenges should be placed on mouth and allow the lozenge to dissolve slowly in your mouth and swallow the dissolved liquid along with your saliva. Do not chew; swallow it whole.
Adults and children aged 2 years and above can use Fisherman's Friend Sugar Free Cherry cough suppressant lozenges by allowing one lozenge to dissolve slowly in the mouth. It can be repeated every 2 hours as needed or as directed by a doctor. Do not increase your dose or use the lozenges more often or for longer than directed.
If you have a sore throat that is severe or that lasts more than 2 days, or a cough that lasts more than 7 days or keeps coming back, or symptoms occur with a fever, headache, rash, swelling, nausea, or vomiting, tell your doctor promptly.
Common Side Effects of Fishermans Friend Sucrose Free Lemon (Menthol - non-Rx):
- Abdominal pain
- Condition of involuntary eye movement
- Contact dermatitis
- Feeling tired
- Fluid retention
- Irregularities in heart rhythm, and
- Missed menstrual periods
- Sexual problems in men
- Sleep disorder
- Stomach upset
Forms and Strength
Fishermans Friend Sucrose Free Lemon (Menthol - non-Rx) is available in the following forms and strength:
Fishermans Friend Sucrose Free Lemon: Lozenges (sucrose free)
- No dose
- Interactions with other drugs: Menthol may interact with other drugs, including those for cough and cold symptoms. Consult your doctor or healthcare provider if you are taking any other medications before using it.
- Keep out of reach of children: The Lozenges should be kept out of reach of children to prevent accidental ingestion.
- Medical history: If you have any preexisting medical conditions or are taking any medications, consult your doctor or healthcare provider before using the Lozenges.
- Other symptoms: If you experience other symptoms such as rash, itching, difficulty breathing, or swelling after using the Lozenges, discontinue use and seek medical attention immediately.
- Overuse caution: Overuse of lozenges may result in an upset stomach or other side effects.
- Pregnancy and breastfeeding: Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor or healthcare provider before using the Lozenges to ensure that it is safe for them and their baby.
- Sore throat warning: Severe or persistent sore throat or sore throat that occurs with high fever, headache, nausea, and vomiting may be serious and require medical attention.
- Storage: The Lozenges should be stored in a dry and cool place away from direct sunlight.
- Use as directed: To avoid potential side effects and ensure proper treatment, follow the instructions, and use the Lozenges only as directed.
- Use caution in individuals with allergies: Menthol may cause allergic reactions in some individuals.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Are Fisherman's Friend Sucrose Free Lemon lozenges sugar-free?
Yes, Fisherman's Friend Sucrose Free Lemon lozenges are sugar-free. They are sweetened with isomalt, a sugar substitute that does not promote tooth decay.
How many lozenges are in a pack of Fisherman's Friend Sucrose Free Lemon?
Each pack of Fisherman's Friend Sucrose Free Lemon contains approximately 24 lozenges.
Are Fisherman's Friend Sucrose Free Lemon lozenges gluten-free?
Yes, Fisherman's Friend Sucrose Free Lemon lozenges are gluten-free and allergen-free.
What is the flavor of Fisherman's Friend Sucrose Free Lemon lozenges?
Fisherman's Friend Sucrose Free Lemon lozenges have a refreshing lemon flavor with a hint of menthol.
It's important to purchase Fishermans Friend Sucrose Free Lemon from verified Canadian pharmacy.