Sore Throat? Suck a Strepsils – UK’s No. 1 Selling Medicated Sore Throat Remedy

Standard non-medicated throat sweets just can’t fight infection, so this winter give your customers the relief they seek from painful and irritated sore throats with one of the products from the Strepsils range – the UK’s No.1 Selling Medicated Sore Throat Remedy*. The 2015 winter remedies season sees Strepsils showcasing a range of products that pharmacists and retailers can be sure will mean there is a Strepsils lozenge to suit their customers’ needs.

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Strepsils Extra Triple Action lozenges (contains Hexylresorcinol)

Give your customers the relief they seek from painful and irritated sore throat with help from Strepsils Extra Triple Action lozenges. Unlike other non-medicated sweets, Strepsils Extra Triple Action contains medicine that works long after the lozenge is gone. Strepsils Extra lozenges contain Hexylresorcinol 2.4mg – an ingredient which is both an antiseptic to help fight infection and an anaesthetic to numb sore throat pain, all contained in a soothing lozenge format. In other words, Strepsils Extra lozenges work in three ways:

1) Relieves pain, 2) Fights infection and 3) Soothes sore throats.

Strepsils Extra lozenges help prevent sore throat pain from getting worse. Strepsils Extra lozenges are available in pack sizes 24 and in blackcurrant and NEW cherry flavours at a £4.59.

Suitable for adults and children over 6 years old.

Strepsils Sore Throat & Blocked Nose and Strepsils Sore Throat & Cough – Dual Action Strepsils

Cold & Flu and sore throat exist in combination for the majority of recent illness occasions. Research shows that, on last sore throat occasion, 83% of patients suffered from a sore throat with cold and flu symptoms (n=403)**. Strepsils offers an added-benefit range which addresses common cold symptoms associated with sore throat. Strepsils Sore Throat & Blocked Nose and Strepsils Sore Throat & Cough lozenges contain, in addition of  two antiseptic ingredients (2,4 – Dichlorobenzyl alcohol & Amylmetacresol), a levomenthol ingredient which has a mild local anaesthetic action on the throat and also relieves nasal congestion symptoms.  Strepsils Sore Throat & Blocked Nose lozenges are available in pack size 36 at £4.59 and Strepsils Sore Throat & Cough lozenges are available in pack size 24 at £4.09. Suitable for adults and children over 6 years old.

Strepsils Lozenges – First aid for sore throats

Early signs of sore throat are common but uncomfortable and sometimes painful for patients. Strepsils lozenges can be used from the first sign of a sore throat.  Strepsils offers a wide range of flavours in order to suit all patients’ preferences. Within its core lozenges range, Strepsils offers a tailored product to children with its Strepsils Children 6+ lozenges, a medicated sore throat product, strawberry flavoured and sugar free, suitable for children over 6 years old.

Strepsils Original 16s – £2.59

Strepsils Honey & Lemon 16s / 24s / 36s – £2.59 / £3.69 / £4.19

Strepsils Orange with Vitamin C 36s / £4.19

Strepsils Strawberry Sugar Free 36s / £4.59

Strepsils Children 6+ 24s / £4.09

Strefen (contains flurbiprofen) – Pharmacy Product

Did you know? The majority (85%) of sore throats are caused by viruses not bacteria*** and it is the viruses that trigger inflammation. Inflammation causes the pain and difficulty swallowing that patients can experience with a sore throat. Strefen Honey & Lemon lozenges are the only anti-inflammatory lozenges providing symptomatic relief from pain, swelling and difficulty swallowing associated with sore throat. Available in 16 lozenges pack size at £4.00.

* AC Nielsen data, Sore Throat. Total Coverage. Market Shares WE 6th Sept – WE 28th Feb 2015

** Synovate. 2010. U&A Health & Wellbeing: Sore Throat Therapy Area Report, Did you have any of these other symptoms the most recent time you had a cold or flu / sore throat?

Cold/Flu n=395 / Sore Throat n=403

*** Worrall J. ARI Series FP Watch/Surveillance medicale 2007: 53:1961-1962

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