BOOTS SORE THROAT RELIEF LOZENGES BLACKCURRANT FLAVOUR SUGAR FREE
Active substance(s): AMYLMETACRESOL
NAME OF THE MEDICINAL PRODUCT
Boots Sore Throat Relief Lozenges Blackcurrant Flavour Sugar Free
QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE COMPOSITION
For the short-term symptomatic relief of sore throats.
Posology and Method of Administration
For oral administration.
Adults, elderly and children over 12 years
One throat drop to be sucked when required up to a maximum of 8 throat
drops in 24 hours.
Children 5-12 years
One throat drop to be sucked when required up to a maximum of 4 throat
drops in 24 hours.
Children under 5 years
Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.
Special Warnings and Special Precautions for Use
Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
If symptoms persist or worsen see your doctor.
Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
No clinically significant interactions are known.
Pregnancy and Lactation
The safety of this product has not been established during pregnancy and
lactation, but is not expected to constitute a hazard. As with all drugs try to
avoid taking the product during pregnancy or lactation.
Effects on Ability to Drive and Use Machines
No adverse effects are known.
Occasionally hypersensitivity reactions and soreness of the tongue are a
Reporting of suspected adverse reactions
Reporting suspected adverse reactions after authorisation of the medicinal
product is important. It allows continued monitoring of the benefit/risk balance
of the medicinal product. Healthcare professionals are asked to report any
suspected adverse reactions via the Yellow Card Scheme at
Slight overdosage should not present a problem other than gastrointestinal
discomfort.Treatment should be symptomatic. In cases of severe overdosage,
empty the stomach by gastric lavage. Administer a saline laxative and
activated charcoal by mouth.
Amylmetacresol has antiseptic properties.
No data available.
Preclinical safety data
There are no preclinical data of relevance to the prescriber which are
additional to that already included in other sections of the SPC.
List of excipients
PVC/PVdC strip: 24 months
Bag: 36 months
Special Precautions for Storage
Do not store above 25°C
Store in the original package
Nature and Content of Container
PVC/PVdC blister heat sealed to hard tempered aluminium foil:
Blister packed in cardboard carton.
Individually wrapped in laminate: Lozenges sealed in a cellophane bag and packed
into a carton.
Pack sizes: 6, 8, 10, 12, 16, 18, 20, 24, 30, 32, 36
Instructions for Use, Handling and Disposal
MARKETING AUTHORISATION HOLDER
The Boots Company PLC
1 Thane Road West
Nottingham NG2 3AA
MARKETING AUTHORISATION NUMBER(S)
DATE OF FIRST AUTHORISATION/RENEWAL OF THE
26 February 1998
DATE OF REVISION OF THE TEXT
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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