Care Glycerin

Soothes sore throats and rough or chapped skin

Care Glycerin can either be taken orally to soothe sore throats or mixed with water and applied to the skin as a moisturiser to soothe rough, chapped areas. It is not suitable for diabetics. Pregnant or breastfeeding women are advised to only use this product if recommended by a doctor.

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Relieves sore throats
All ages
Suitable for children, adults and the elderly
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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. Symptomatic relief of sore throats (as oral liquid) or relief of rough or chapped skin (as a topical solution). Contains Glycerol. Always read the label.

Directions for use

Oral use
5-10ml, four hourly as required.

Topical use

Mix with an equal quantity of water and apply directly to the affected area up to six times daily.
This product is suitable for use by adults, children and the elderly.

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

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If in doubt, always talk to a healthcare professional.

Self Care Advice

To help soothe a sore throat and shorten how long it lasts, you can:

  • Gargle with warm, salty water (children should not try this)
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Eat cool or soft foods
  • Avoid smoking or smoky places
  • Suck ice cubes, ice lollies or hard sweets – but do not give young children anything small and hard to suck because of the risk of choking
  • Rest


What causes sore throats?

Sore throats are usually caused by viruses (like cold or flu) or from smoking. Very occasionally they can be caused by bacteria.

What are the symptoms of a sore throat?

Symptoms of a sore throat include:
  • A painful throat, especially when swallowing
  • A dry, scratchy throat
  • Redness in the back of the mouth
  • Bad breath
  • A mild cough
  • Swollen neck glands

What are the symptoms of a sore throat in children?

The symptoms are similar for children, but children can also get a temperature and appear less active.

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



Tips & Advice

Who can use this product:

It can be used by adults, the elderly and children. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you should only use this product if recommended by a doctor. Medicines can affect the unborn baby. Not suitable for diabetics.


Did you know?

Sore throats are very common and usually nothing to worry about. They normally get better by themselves within a week.

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