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Care Glycerin Lemon & Honey with Glucose

Relieves coughs and sore throats

Contains glycerol and honey. Is used to help relieve symptoms of coughs and sore throats. It can be used by children over 1 year, adults and the elderly but is not suitable for diabetics.

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Relieves coughs and sore throats
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Suitable for 1+
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200ml liquid

More about this product

  • Essential information
  • Directions for use
  • Self Care Advice
  • FAQs
  • Stockists
  • Tips & Advice

Essential Information

Care Glycerin, Lemon and Honey with Glucose. Symptomatic relief of coughs and sore throats. Contains Glycerol. Always read the label.

Directions for use

Oral use.

Recommended doses

Adults: two 5ml spoonfuls.

Children over 1 year: one 5ml spoonful.

Dosage schedule

May be repeated every 4 hours if required.

The product may be taken for up to 5 days, following which, if symptoms persist, medical advice should be sought.

Shake the bottle.

See the product label for more information or view the Patient Information Leaflet.

This is the leaflet included in the pack with a medicine. It gives information about taking or using a medicine. It is possible that the leaflet in your medicine pack may differ from this version because it may have been updated since your medicine was packaged.

 

If in doubt, always talk to a healthcare professional.

Self Care Advice

How to treat a cough:

  • Rest
  • Drink plenty of fluids
  • Pharmacists can give advice or suggest other over the counter treatments to help you cough less. These won’t get rid of the cough but can help relieve symptoms.

 

FAQs

What causes coughs?

Most coughs are caused by cold and flu, but can also be caused by smoking, allergies such as hay fever, infections like bronchitis or by mucus dripping down the throat from the back of the nose.

When should I go and see a GP about a cough?

It is advised to go and see a GP if you’ve had a cough for more than 3 weeks, it is very bad or quickly gets worse or you have chest pain.

What are other causes of coughs?

Other causes of coughs include:
  • Smoking
  • Heartburn (acid reflux)
  • Allergies – for example, hay fever
  • Infections like bronchitis
  • Mucus dripping down the throat from the back of the nose

What Care cough and cold medicines are suitable for over 1 year?

 

Stockists

Tips & Advice

Who can use this product:

It can be used by adults, the elderly and children over 1 year.  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.

Did you know?

Antibiotics are not normally prescribed for coughs.

Your GP will only prescribe them if you need them – for example, if you have a bacterial infection or you’re at risk of complications.

 

www.nhs.uk/conditions/cough/