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Strepsils Honey and Lemon Lozenges are a type of throat lozenges that provide effective relief for sore throat symptoms. It can be particularly useful for those experiencing discomfort due to sore throats.
The Lozenges contain two antibacterial agents that help kill bacteria in the throat and mouth that can cause sore throats. They work by soothing the irritation in the throat, reducing pain and discomfort.
Use and Dosage
Strepsils Honey and Lemon Lozenges are intended for adults and children over the age of six years. The lozenges should not be chewed or swallowed whole but should be allowed to dissolve slowly in the mouth. Dissolve one lozenge slowly in the mouth every 2-3 hours, up to a maximum of 12 lozenges in 24 hours.
The recommended dosage and usage instructions for all Strepsils lozenges blackcurrant products should be followed closely. Use the lowest effective dose for the shortest duration necessary to relieve symptoms. If symptoms persist, consult with a healthcare professional. Also, individuals with allergies or underlying medical conditions should speak to a doctor before use.
Common Side Effects of Strepsils Lozenges Honey Lemon (Strepsils):
- Abdominal pain
- Gastrointestinal disturbance
- Respiratory depression
Serious Side Effects of Strepsils Lozenges Honey Lemon (Strepsils):
- Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever
- Swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Tightness in the chest or throat
- Trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking
- Unusual hoarseness
Forms and Strength
Strepsils Lozenges Honey Lemon (Strepsils) is available in the following forms and strength:
Strepsils Lozenges Honey Lemon: Lozenge
- No dose
- Do not exceed the recommended daily dose of lozenges.
- Do not give the lozenges to children under the age of 6 without consulting a healthcare professional first.
- If you have any underlying medical conditions or are taking any medications, consult with a healthcare professional before using the lozenges.
- If your sore throat symptoms persist or worsen after using the lozenges, seek medical advice.
- If you experience any allergic reactions or side effects from using the lozenges, such as skin rash or difficulty breathing, stop using the product and seek medical attention immediately.
- The lozenges may contain sugar, so people with diabetes should take this into consideration when using the product.
- Avoid eating or drinking for 30 minutes after using a lozenge to allow it to fully dissolve and take effect.
- Do not use these lozenges with other throat medications or treatments without consulting a healthcare professional first.
- If you have a severe or persistent sore throat, or if you experience additional symptoms such as fever or difficulty swallowing, seek medical advice before using lozenges.
- If you have a history of allergies or sensitivities to any of the ingredients in the lozenges, consult with a healthcare professional before using the product.
- While rare, very high doses of Strepsils Lozenges Honey Lemon can cause methemoglobinemia, a serious condition where blood cells are unable to carry enough oxygen. If you experience symptoms such as blue lips or skin, rapid heart rate, or headache after using the lozenges, seek medical attention immediately.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
How many Strepsils Honey and Lemon Lozenges can I take in a day?
The recommended dosage for Strepsils Honey and Lemon Lozenges is one lozenge every 2-3 hours, up to a maximum of 12 lozenges in 24 hours.
Can I give Strepsils Honey and Lemon Lozenges to my child?
Strepsils Honey and Lemon Lozenges are suitable for children over 6 years old. However, consult with a healthcare professional before giving them to a child.
How long does it take for Strepsils Honey and Lemon Lozenges to work?
Strepsils Honey and Lemon Lozenges work quickly to soothe the throat. You should feel some relief from pain and discomfort within 10-15 minutes of taking the lozenge.
It's important to purchase Strepsils Lozenges Honey Lemon from verified Canadian pharmacy.