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Cherry Cough Drops by Freds

Dosage form: lozenge
Ingredients: MENTHOL 5.8mg
Labeler: Freds
NDC Code: 55315-031

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Menthol 5.8 mg

Active ingredient (in each drop)

Menthol 5.8 mg


Cough suppressant / Oral anesthetic

Uses temporarily relieves:

cough as may occur with a cold

occasional minor irritation and sore throat


Sore throat warning: if sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, swelling, nausea, or vomiting, consult a doctor promptly. If sore mouth symptoms do not improve in 7 days, see your dentist or doctor promptly. These symptoms may be serious.

Ask a doctor before use if you have:

persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, or emphysema

cough accompanied by excessive phlegm (mucus)

Stop use and ask doctor if

cough persists for more than 7 days, or is accompanied by fever, rash, or persistent headache. These could be signs of a serious condition.

sore throat is severe, or irritation, pain or redness lasts or worsens

sore mouth does not improve in 7 days

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.


adults and children 5 years and over - dissolve 1 lozenge slowly in mouth. Repeat every 2 hours as needed or as directed by a doctor.

children under 5 years - ask a doctor

Other information

10 calories per drop

Inactive ingredients: Corn starch, corn syrup, eucalyptus oil, FD&C red no. 40, glycerin, medium chain triclycerides, natural and artificial flavors, soybean oil, sucrose and water.

Questions? Or to report an adverse event call 1-800-245-2898. Monday - Friday, 9AM to 4PM EST

menthol lozenge
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55315-031
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Product Characteristics
ColorredScoreno score
FlavorCHERRYImprint CodeB
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:55315-031-4040 LOZENGE in 1 BAG
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34101/09/2018
Labeler - Freds (005866116)
Registrant - Bestco Inc. (002149136)
Bestco Inc.002149136manufacture(55315-031)

Revised: 01/2018

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