Who can use this product?

It can be used by adults, the elderly and children. It has been licensed by the MHRA for use in children below 6 years of age. As with all medicines, 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.

Click here for other Care cough and cold medicines suitable for under 6s.

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?

  • For sore throats – take by mouth. Take 1 or 2 x 5ml spoonfuls of liquid.
  • Repeat after 4 hours if required.
  • For rough or chapped skin – mix with an equal amount of water and apply to the skin up to 6 times a day.

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 online

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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