STREPSILS PAIN RELIEF PLUS
Active substance(s): 2 4-DICHLOROBENZYL ALCOHOL / AMYLMETACRESOL / LIDOCAINE HYDROCHLORIDE
Amylmetacresol, 2, 4-Dichlorobenzyl alcohol, Lidocaine hydrochloride, Lidocaine
base. 24 Antibacterial Anaesthetic lozenges
Medicine for severe sore throats.
How do Strepsils Pain Relief Plus lozenges help?
Strepsils pain relief plus lozenges are for the relief of sore throats, throat infections and
mouth infections. A powerful anaesthetic rapidly numbs throat pain, whilst a
combination of anti-bacterials fights the bacteria which can cause these infections in
adults, children and adolescents aged 12 to 18 years of age.
How to use:
This product is for short term use only. You should take the lowest dose for the
shortest time necessary to relieve your symptoms. For oral use only.
Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years: one lozenge to be sucked slowly in the
mouth every 2 hours as required.
No more than 8 lozenges to be taken in any 24 hour
period. Not recommended for children under 12 years.
WARNING: DO NOT TAKE MORE MEDICINE THAN THE LABEL TELLS
If you take more Strepsils Pain Relief Plus than you should, you may feel drowsy or nauseous. You
should seek immediate medical advice in the event of an overdose, even if you feel well.
If you think you are pregnant, are pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your doctor before
using this product.
Do not use this product if:
• If you are allergic to any of the ingredients listed below.
• If you have a history of allergy to local anaesthetics of the amide-type.
• If you have been told you have or may have a rare blood condition called
• If you suffer from asthma or bronchospasm (wheezing).
This product may be unsuitable if you are intolerable to carbohydrate. Consult your doctor
if symptoms persist after 3 days, are accompanied by high fever or headache, or if
anything unusual happens.
May occasionally cause allergic reactions.
If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars contact
your doctor before taking this medicinal product.
If you experience any hypersensitivity to this product i.e rash, stomach pain, nausea or
discomfort of the mouth, stop taking this product and consult your doctor or pharmacist.
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 affects you can help provide more information on the safety of this
Do not store above 30°C.
KEEP ALL MEDICINES OUT OF THE SIGHT AND REACH OF CHILDREN
Each lozenge contains the active ingredients: Anaesthetic: Lidocaine hydrochloride
Ph.Eur. 10mg. Anti-bacterials: Amylmetacresol B.P0.6mg, 2, 4-Dichlorobenzyl Alcohol
1.2mg. Also contains: Sucrose, Glucose syrup, Tartaric Acid, Flavourings, (levomenthol,
peppermint oil, and Star anise oil.), Sodium saccharin, Quinoline Yellow, Indigo carmine.
Each lozenge contains 1g of Glucose, 1.5g of sucrose.
The lozenges are contained in a strip pack. The tray contains an appropriate number of
lozenges to give pack sizes of 24, 32 and 36 lozenges in a cardboard carton. Not all pack
sizes may be marketed.
Licence Holder and Manufacturer:
Reckitt Benckiser healthcare (UK) Limited, 103-105 Bath Road, Slough, Berkshire,
SL1 3UH, United Kingdom.
Licence Number: PL 00063/0427
Date of last revision: January 2016
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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