Who can use this product?

It can be used by adults, the elderly and children over 1 year. It has been licensed by the MHRA for use in children between the ages of 1-6 years. As with all medicines, if you are pregnant, might be pregnant or are breastfeeding, use of this product should be avoided unless recommended by a doctor. Medicines can affect the unborn baby.

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Care children’s cough and cold medicines

The following medicines have been licensed by the MHRA for use in children between the ages of 1-6 years.

  • Care Glycerin
  • Care Glycerin Lemon & Honey with Glucose
  • Care Simple Linctus Paediatric
  • Care Simple Linctus Paediatric Sugar Free

How to use this product?

  • Take the solution by mouth.
  • Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years – take 2 x 5ml spoonfuls.
  • Children over 1 year – take 1 x 5ml spoonful.
  • Repeat every 4 hours if required.
  • Do not exceed stated dose. If symptoms persist, consult your doctor.

See the product/label for full details.
Always read the leaflet/label carefully before use.
If in doubt, always talk to a healthcare professional.

Where to buy in store

Lloyds Pharmacy

Reporting of side effects

If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at:

By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

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