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SAINSBURYS THROAT LOZENGES BLACKCURRANT

Active substance(s): AMYLMETACRESOL

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160.00mm

160.00mm

Throat Lozenges

what it is used for

These lozenges are recommended for
the relief of sore throats and coughs.
They contain the active ingredient
amylmetacresol which has antiseptic
properties in a soothing base.

If you have any further questions on the
use of this medicine, ask your pharmacist.

4. Possible side effects

Like all medicines, these lozenges can
cause side effects, although not everybody
gets them.
If you get any of these serious side effects,
2. Before you take this medicine
stop taking this medicine. See a doctor
Do not
at once:
• take these lozenges if you are
• Difficulty in breathing, swelling of the face,
hypersensitive (allergic) to the active
neck, tongue or throat and rash (severe
ingredient or any of the other ingredients
allergic reactions).
in this medicine (listed in section 6).
This other effect is less serious. If it bothers
• give to children under 3 years.
you, talk to a pharmacist:
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
• Sore tongue.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice
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before taking any medication.
If you are pregnant, or think you may be
pregnant please ask your doctor or
pharmacist before using these lozenges.
They may not be suitable for you.

Reporting of Side Effects.
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
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.
By reporting side effects you can help
provide more information on the safety of
this medicine.

5. How to store this medicine

• These lozenges do not require any special
storage conditions.
• Do not take after the expiry date (last day
of the month) printed on the carton after
’Use by’.
• Keep out of the sight and reach of children.

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1. What this medicine is and

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Reverse

Important information about some of the
ingredients of this medicine
• Each lozenge contains a total of 2.4g of
Amylmetacresol
sucrose and glucose. This should be taken
into account if you have diabetes mellitus.
Read all of this leaflet carefully before
you start taking this medicine because it If you have been told by your doctor that
you have an intolerance to some sugars,
contains important information for you.
contact your doctor before taking
• Always take this medicine exactly as
this product.
described in this leaflet.
• The colours Brilliant black (E151) and
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read
Ponceau 4R (E124) in this medicine may
it again.
cause allergic reactions.
• Ask your pharmacist if you need more
information or advice.
3. How to take this medicine
• If you get any side effects, talk to your
Always take this medicine exactly as
doctor or pharmacist. This includes any
described in this leaflet. Check with your
possible side effects not listed in this
pharmacist if you are not sure.
leaflet (see section 4).
• You must contact a doctor if your
Dosage
symptoms worsen or do not improve.
Adults, the elderly and children of
3 years and over:
What is in this leaflet
• Suck one lozenge slowly as required.
1. What this medicine is and what it is
• Do not take more than 12 lozenges in
used for
24 hours.
2. Before you take this medicine
3. How to take this medicine
Do not give to children under 3 years.
4. Possible side effects
Do not exceed the stated dose.
5. How to store this medicine
If symptoms persist, consult your doctor.
6. Contents of the pack and other
information
If you take too many lozenges: talk to
a doctor or pharmacist straight away.

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Front

Do not throw away any medicines via
wastewater or household waste.
Ask your pharmacist how to throw away
medicines you no longer use.
These measures will help protect the
environment.

6. Contents of the pack and other
information

What this medicine contains
Each lozenge contains: Active Ingredient:
Amylmetacresol 0.6mg
Also contains: Sucrose, Liquid glucose,
Sodium ascorbate, Ascorbic acid,
Blackcurrant flavour, Tartaric acid, Menthol,
Ponceau 4R (E124), Brilliant black (E151).
What this medicine looks like and
contents of the pack
They are clear, round, reddish-purple lozenges.
They are available in blister packs of 36.
Marketing Authorisation Holder and
Manufacturer
Ernest Jackson & Co. Ltd, Crediton, Devon,
EX17 3AP, UK.
Produced by the Marketing Authorisation
Holder for Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd,
London, EC1N 2HT.
This leaflet was last revised in April 2017
LE91/1
PL00094/0011

Other formats

To request a copy of this
leaflet in Braille, large
print or audio please call
01363 636000.

Front

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Reverse

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Blackcurrant

Throat Lozenges

Amylmetacresol
Read all of this leaflet carefully before
you start taking this medicine because it
contains important information for you.
• Always take this medicine exactly as
described in this leaflet .
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read
it again.
• Ask your pharmacist if you need more
information or advice.
• If you get any side effects, talk to your
doctor or pharmacist. This includes any
possible side effects not listed in this
leaflet (see section 4).
• You must contact a doctor if your
symptoms worsen or do not improve.

1. What this medicine is and
what it is used for

These lozenges are recommended for
the relief of sore throats and coughs.
They contain the active ingredient
amylmetacresol which has antiseptic
properties in a soothing base.

Do not

• take these lozenges if you are
hypersensitive (allergic) to the active
ingredient or any of the other ingredients
in this medicine (listed in section 6).
• give to children under 3 years.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice
before taking any medication.
If you are pregnant, or think you may be
pregnant please ask your doctor or
pharmacist before using these lozenges.
They may not be suitable for you.

Reporting of side effects
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.

5. How to store this medicine

• These lozenges do not require any special
storage conditions.
• Do not take after the expiry date (last day
of the month) printed on the carton after
’Use by’.
• Keep out of the sight and reach of children.

3. How to take this medicine

Always take this medicine exactly as
described in this leaflet. Check with your
pharmacist if you are not sure.

Dosage
Adults, the elderly and children of 3 years
and over:
• Suck one lozenge slowly as required.
• Do not take more than 12 lozenges in
24 hours.

Do not throw away any medicines via
wastewater or household waste.
Ask your pharmacist how to throw away
medicines you no longer use.
These measures will help protect the
environment.

Do not give to children under 3 years.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
If symptoms persist, consult your doctor.
If you take too many lozenges: talk to
a doctor or pharmacist straight away.

6. Contents of the pack and other
information

What this medicine contains
Each lozenge contains: Active Ingredient:
Amylmetacresol 0.6mg
Also contains: Sucrose, Liquid glucose,
Sodium ascorbate, Ascorbic acid,
Blackcurrant flavour, Tartaric acid, Menthol,
Ponceau 4R (E124), Brilliant Black (E151).

If you have any further questions on the use
of this medicine, ask your pharmacist.

4. Possible side effects

Like all medicines, these lozenges can cause
side effects, although not everybody gets
them.
If you get any of these serious side effects,
stop taking this medicine. See a doctor at once:
• Difficulty in breathing, swelling of the face,
neck, tongue or throat and rash (severe
allergic reactions).
This other effect is less serious. If it bothers
you, talk to a pharmacist:
• Sore tongue.

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2. Before you take this medicine

Important information about some of the
ingredients of this medicine
• Each lozenge contains a total of 2.4g of
sucrose and glucose. This should be taken
into account if you have diabetes mellitus.
If you have been told by your doctor that
you have an intolerance to some sugars,
contact your doctor before taking
this product.
• The colours Brilliant Black (E151) and
Ponceau 4R (E124) in this medicine may
cause allergic reactions.

200mm

What is in this leaflet
1. What this medicine is and what it is
used for
2. Before you take this medicine
3. How to take this medicine
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store this medicine
6. Contents of the pack and other
information

140mm

What this medicine looks like and
contents of the pack
They are clear, round, reddish-purple
lozenges. They are available in blister
packs of 36.
Marketing Authorisation Holder and
Manufacturer
Ernest Jackson & Co. Ltd, Crediton, Devon,
EX17 3AP, UK.
Produced by the Marketing Authorisation
Holder for Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd,
London, EC1N 2HT.
This leaflet was last revised in April 2017

(continued overleaf)

LE77/1
PL00094/0011

Other formats

To request a copy of this
leaflet in Braille, large
print or audio please call
01363 636000.

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