STREPSILS WEBSITE FAQs
1. Why should I use Strepsils over other lozenges?
Strepsils is a soothing and medicated lozenge which contains active medical ingredients to tackle sore throat pain deep down. Strepsils medicated lozenge range provides consumers with a soothing treatment option for sore throats.
Strepsils lozenges target the throat quickly and over a prolonged period. Unlike non-medicated lozenges or sweets, Strepsils provides relief which lasts for long after the lozenge has gone.
2. Are there any Strepsils lozenges that don’t contain sugar?
Sugar Free range – Lemon Flavour and Strawberry
Strepfen Intensive Orange Sugar Free
3. Why is there a range of Strepsils lozenges, which one should I use?
Sore throats vary from dry and irritated to swollen and inflamed. There is a range of Strepsils lozenges for the different types of sore throats. View our Strepsils Product range for more information on what lozenge is best for your symptoms.
4. Can Children use Strepsils?
6 years and under – No, lozenges are a choking hazard for children 6 years and under.
Under 12 years – Yes except for the Cool variant. The Cool variant can only be taken by adults and children 12 years and over.
5. Strepsils dosage – how many can I take in 24 hours?
For most of the Strepsils range no more than 12 in 24 hours.
For Strepsils Cool variant please note that:
12-18 years – No more than 8 in 24 hours. Do not use for children under 12 years.
Adults – No more than 12 in 24 hours.
6. Can I consume alcohol while treating a sore throat with Strepsils?
No, do not take Strepsils and alcohol together.
If suffering from a sore throat try to avoid alcohol. The idea that alcohol 'disinfects' the throat is unfortunately a myth! In fact, drinking alcohol is much more likely to irritate than soothe a sore throat.
7. Where can I buy Strepsils?
Strepsils can be purchased from a range of supermarkets and pharmacies throughout Australia, as well as some convenience stores (corner stores, petrol stations etc). Strepfen Intensive (a product within the range) can only be purchased from pharmacies.
Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.