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BEECHAMS MAX STRENGTH SORE THROAT BLACKBERRY FLAVOUR LOZENGES

Active substance(s): BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE SOLUTION / HEXYLRESORCINOL

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1. What Beechams Max Strength Lozenges do
Beechams Max Strength Lozenges are used for the relief of the
1. WhatofBeechams
Max
Strength
Lozenges
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associated
pain and
pharyngitis do
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Strength
Lozenges are used for the relief of the
(inflammation
the throat).
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of
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associated
pain Hexylresorcinol
and pharyngitis
This medicine contains twoits
active
ingredients.
(inflammation
oftothe
throat).
is
an anaesthetic
numb
pain in the throat and it is also a mild
This medicineagent
contains
two
active
ingredients.
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antibacterial
which
kills
bacteria
and germs.
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an anaesthetic
to antibacterial
numb pain inagent
the throat
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mild
chloride
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germs.
chloride is also an antibacterial agent which kills bacteria and
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2.
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MAX STRENGTH
MAX STRENGTH

LEMON
& HONEY
FLAVOUR
BLACKBERRY
FLAVOUR
LOZENGES
Hexylresorcinol, Benzalkonium chloride

Lozenges
2. Strength
Check before
you take Beechams Max
Strength
Lozenges
Do not take Beechams Max Strength Lozenges

Please read right through this leaflet before you start using this
Please read right through this leaflet before you start using this
medicine.
medicine.
This
medicine is available without prescription, but you still need
This
medicine
is available
without
prescription,
but&you
still need
to
use
Beechams
Max Strength
Sore
Throat Lemon
Honey
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to get
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Lozenges
carefully to get the best results from them.

Keep this leaflet you may need to read it again.
• IKeep this leaflet you may need to read it again.

f you have any questions, or if there is anything you do not
• understand,
If you have any questions, or if there is anything you do not
ask your pharmacist.
understand, ask your pharmacist.

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3.Possible
How to take
Max Strength Lozenges
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effects
4.How
Possible
side effects
5.
to store
Beechams Max Strength Lozenges
5.Further
How to store
Beechams Max Strength Lozenges
6.
information
6.Further information

• if you have ever had an allergic reaction to
hexylresorcinol,
Do not take Beechams Max Strength
Lozenges:
benzalkonium chloride or any of the other ingredients (listed in
• Section
if you have
6). ever had an allergic reaction to hexylresorcinol,
benzalkonium chloride
or anyproblems.
of the other ingredients (listed in
• if you have sugar
absorption
6).
• iSection
f you have been told by your doctor that you have an
• intolerance
if you have sugar
absorption
problems.
to some
sugars contact
your doctor before taking
• this
if you
have been told by your doctor that you have an
medicine.
intolerance to some
sugars contact your doctor before taking
• if you are under
7 years.
this medicine.
• if you are under
7 years.
Pregnancy
and breast feeding
Talk to your
doctor before
Pregnancy
and taking
breastBeechams
feedingMax Strength
Lozenges if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
Talk to your doctor before taking Beechams Max Strength
Important
information
about
some of the
Lozenges
if you are pregnant
or breast
feeding.

ingredients
Important information about some of the

Each lozenge contains a total amount of glucose and sucrose
ingredients
of up to 2.5 g. This should be taken into account if you have
Each
lozenge
contains a total amount of glucose and sucrose of
diabetes mellitus.
up to 2.5 g. This should be taken into account if you have
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3. How to take Beechams Max Strength
Lozenges

5. How to store Beechams Max Strength
Lozenges

Adults and children aged 12 years and over:
Dissolve one lozenge slowly in the mouth every 3 hours or
as needed.
Do not take more than 8 lozenges in 24 hours.

Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not store above 25°C.
Do not use this medicine after the ‘EXP’ date shown on the pack.

Children aged 7 to 12 years:
Dissolve one lozenge slowly in the mouth every 3 hours or
as needed.
Do not give more than 4 lozenges in 24 hours.

Active ingredient Each lozenge contains Hexylresorcinol 2.5 mg
and Benzalkonium Chloride 1.2 mg.
Other ingredients Citric acid monohydrate, sucrose, liquid
glucose, propylene glycol, blackberry flavour, levomenthol,
ponceau red (E 124), brilliant black (E 151).

• Do not take more than the recommended dose.

6. Further information

Colours ponceau red (E 124) and brilliant black (E 151) may cause
allergic reactions.

If your symptoms persist, see your doctor.

4. Possible side effects

Like all medicines. Beechams Max Strength Lozenges can have
side effects but not everybody gets them.
Stop taking this medicine and seek immediate medical help if
you experience:
• Allergic reactions. These may include developing a rash,
swelling or difficulty breathing.
The following side effects may occur. Tell your doctor if you get
them.
• Irritation or swelling in the mouth or throat.
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or
nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this
leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow
Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side
effects you can help provide more information on the safety of
this medicine.

Packs of Beechams Max Strength Sore Throat Blackberry Flavour
Lozenges contain 10, 12 or 20 lozenges. Not all pack sizes may be
marketed.
The marketing authorisation holder is GlaxoSmithKline
Consumer Healthcare, Brentford, TW8 9GS, U.K. and all enquiries
should be sent to this address.
The manufacturer is Przedsiębiorstwo Produkcyjno-Handlowe
“EWA” S.A. ul. Zamkowy Folwark 9, 63-700 Krotoszyn, Poland
This leaflet was last revised in October 2015.
Beechams is a registered trade mark owned by or licensed to the
GSK group of companies.

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200 x 140 mm

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Replacement No.:

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Point of sale code No.:

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100%
8.0pt
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Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. This information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. If you have questions about the substances you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

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