Throat lozengers

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  • Updated:3 May 2007
 

02.Results

 

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 Results tables

 

Ingredients
Medications Other ingredients For colds
Throat lozenges (in alphabetical order within groups) Anaesthetics Painkillers Antibacterials Cough suppressant Eucalyptus oil Menthol Peppermint oil Pectin Echinacea Vitamin C Zinc
Products most likely to relieve a sore throat
Amcal Anti-inflammatory Menthol & Eucalyptus (A)
Cepacol Cough+ Cough Suppressant Lemon
Cepacol Plus Anaesthetic & Antibacterial Blackcurrant
Cepacol Plus Anaesthetic & Antibacterial Original
Difflam Anti-inflammatory Anti-bacterial Doublemint (A)
Difflam Anti-inflammatory Anti-bacterial Eucalyptus & Menthol (A)
Difflam Anti-inflammatory Anti-bacterial Honey Lemon (A)
Difflam Anti-inflammatory Anti-bacterial Orange (A)
Difflam Anti-inflammatory Anti-bacterial Raspberry (A)
Difflam Anti-inflammatory with Cough Suppressant Blackcurrant (A)
Lemsip Max Sore Throat Anaesthetic Antibacterial Menthol & Honey
Strepfen Anti-inflammatory
Strepfen Anti-inflammatory Orange (A)
Strepsils Extra Blackcurrant
Strepsils +Plus Anaesthetic

Ingredients
Medications Other ingredients For colds
Throat lozenges (in alphabetical order within groups) Anaesthetics Painkillers Antibacterials Cough suppressant Eucalyptus oil Menthol Peppermint oil Pectin Echinacea Vitamin C Zinc
Products least likely to relieve a sore throat
Amcal Echinacea, Zinc + C
Anticol I.C.E. Intense Cooling Effect Eucalyptus & Menthol
Anticol Throaties
Anticol Vapour Action
Products least likely to relieve a sore throat, continued
Bioglan Therapeutic Throat-Clear Herbal Antibiotic Pastille (A) (B)
Blackmores Echinacea Citrus
Butter-Menthol Echinacea
Butter-Menthol Honey-Centre
Butter-Menthol
Cepacol Antibacterial Eucalyptus & Menthol
Cepacol Antibacterial Honey & Lemon
Cepacol Antibacterial Orange Citrus
Duro-Tuss Cough Lozenges Lemon (A)
Duro-Tuss Cough Lozenges Orange (A)
Easeacold Sore Throat + Congestion Natural Antibiotic Pastilles (B)
Easeacold Sore Throat + Cough & Congestion Natural Orange (B)
Fisherman’s Friend Menthol with Aniseed
Fisherman’s Friend Apple Spice Fruity (A)
Fisherman’s Friend Super Strong Mint
Lemsip First Signs Cold & Flu Citrus
Lemsip Sore Throat Antibacterial Natural Lemon
Natralia Echinacea with Eucalyptus Oil Flavour (C)
Robitussin Extra Strength Throat Calmers Menthol Eucalyptus (C)
Robitussin Honey Cough Natural Cough Drops Herbal Menthol
Soothers Blackcurrant
Soothers Eucalyptus & Menthol
Soothers Honey & Lemon
Soothers Liquid Centres Lemon & Lime
Soothers Liquid Centres Orange & Mango
Soothers Smoothers Mixed Berry Pectin
Strepsils Dry Cough
Strepsils Eucalyptus & Menthol (C)
Strepsils Honey & Lemon
Strepsils Orange
Strepsils Strawberry (A)
Strepsils Lemon Flavour (A)
Strepsils Vitamin C & Zinc, Blackcurrant
Strepsils Vitamin C with Echinacea, Honey & Eucalyptus (C)
Vicks Blue
Vicks Vapodrops Butter Menthol
Vicks Vapodrops Fresh Peppermint
Vicks Vapodrops Original Menthol

 

 

 

Table notes
(A) Sugar-free.
(B) Contains herbal ingredients in addition to those listed.
(C) Flavour only.