Strepsils

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Strepsils
Strepsils-logo.png
Product type Throat lozenge
Owner Reckitt Benckiser
Country UK
Introduced 1852[citation needed]
Markets Worldwide
Tagline First aid for sore throats
Website www.strepsils.com
Strepsils, as distributed by Zuellig Pharma in the Philippines.
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Strepsils is a line of throat lozenges, used to relieve discomfort in mouth and throat infections.[1] It is manufactured by Reckitt Benckiser and is one of the Boots Healthcare International brands that Reckitt Benckiser acquired in 2006.[2] The primary active ingredients are dichlorobenzyl alcohol and amylmetacresol,[3] with some formulations containing ascorbic acid (vitamin C).[4] Inactive ingredients include menthol, tartaric acid, and propylene glycol.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NHS Strepsils at NHS Choices Page accessed June 23, 2015 Archived August 17, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ BBC. 7 October 2005 Reckitt Benckiser buys Boots unit
  3. ^ a b "Strepsils - Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC) - (eMC)". Datapharm UK. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 
  4. ^ "Strepsils Orange with Vitamin C 100mg - Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC) - (eMC)". Datapharm UK. Retrieved 2017-02-20. 

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