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TCP Sore Throat Lozenge
Buttercup Max Strength Sore Throat Lozenge
Each lozenge contains hexylresorcinol 2.4mg.
As an antiseptic, demulcent and local anaesthetic for the relief of sore throat and its associated pain.
Route of administration: oral.
Adults, elderly and children 6 years and over: One lozenge dissolved slowly in the mouth every three hours or as required.
Do not take more than 12 lozenges in 24 hours.
Not to be given to children under 6 years.
Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.
Keep out of reach of children. If symptoms persist, consult your doctor. Not to be given to children under 6 years (warnings on the labelling).
The product is not contra-indicated during pregnancy and lactation. However as with all medicines during this period, caution should be exercised.
Hexylresorcinol overdosage may cause minor gastro-intestinal irritation.
Hexylresorcinol is a local anaesthetic for topical use on the mucous membranes of the mouth and throat. Mild antiseptic activity has also been demonstrated.
Pharmacokinetic considerations do not arise since the pharmacological action is local to the oropharyngeal cavity.
Quinoline Yellow E104
Acid Brilliant Green BS E142
Sucrose/Liquid Glucose Solids
Hexylresorcinol is incompatible with acids and alkalis.
Do not store above 25°C. Store in the original package. Protect from humidity by keeping in a dry place.
Blister strip of clear PVC/PVDC plastic laminate with aluminium foil in a cardboard carton
Pack size: 24 lozenges
Omega Pharma Ltd.
32 Vauxhall Bridge Road
LONDON, SW1V 2SA