Strepsils Intensive Sugar Free

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Strepsils Intensive Sugar Free orange flavored lozenges contain flurbiprofen, a substance belonging to the group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

 

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Strepsils Intensive Sugar Free

Strepsils Intensive Sugar Free orange flavored hard lozenges contain flurbiprofen, a substance belonging to the group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Strepsils Intensive without sugar with an orange flavor has a strong analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect in the treatment of sore throat. The drug is intended for the short-term symptomatic treatment of sore throat in adults and adolescents from 12 years of age.

Symptoms

Strepsils Intensive sugar-free orange is intended for:

  • the short-term symptomatic treatment of sore throat in adults and adolescents from 12 years of age.

Composition

1 hard lozenge contains:

  • active substance: flurbiprofen 8.75 mg,
  • the other ingredients of the drug are: macrogol 300, potassium hydroxide, orange flavor (main ingredient: glycerol triacetate (triacetin)), levomenthol, acesulfame potassium, liquid maltitol, isomalt.

Effect

Analgesic and anti-inflammatory in the treatment of sore throat.

Dosage

Always take your medicine exactly as described in the package leaflet or as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.

  • Adults and adolescents over 12 years of age:¬†¬†1 lozenge every 3 to 6 hours as needed.
  • The lozenge should be sucked slowly.
  • While sucking, the position of the lozenge in the mouth should be changed to avoid local irritation.

Contraindications

Do not take if you have:

  • Allergy to flurbiprofen, acetylsalicylic acid and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
  • Existing or past gastric and/or duodenal ulcers with severe colitis.
  • You have ever had allergy symptoms such as runny nose (¬†runny nose¬†), angioedema, difficulty breathing (bronchial asthma), rash after taking acetylsalicylic acid or any non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding or perforation, bleeding or blood-forming disorders related to previous treatment with NSAIDs.
  • Concomitant use of other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (including cyclooxygenase 2 inhibitors such as celecoxib).
  • third trimester of pregnancy.
  • Severe heart, liver or kidney failure.

Storage

  • Do not store above 25¬įC.
  • Store in the original package in order to protect from light.
  • Keep the medicine out of the sight and reach of children.

Side effects

This medicine, like all medicines, can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Very common (may affect more than 1 in 10 people):

  • problems in the mouth such as a warm or burning sensation, or tingling in the mouth, changes in taste.

Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 people):

  • dizziness, headache, throat irritation,¬†diarrhoea, mouth sores, nausea, mouth pain, mouth paraesthesia (unusual sensations in the mouth such as warmth, burning, tingling, tingling);
  • sore throat, abdominal pain, xerostomia (dry mouth due to impaired or absent salivation).

Uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 people):

  • insomnia;
  • exacerbation of asthma and bronchospasm, shortness of breath, wheezing;
  • mouth blisters;
  • hypoaesthesia of the throat (decreased surface sensation in the throat), sore tongue;
  • flatulence,¬†constipation, indigestion, flatulence, vomiting;
  • rash, itching.

Rare (may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people):

  • blood disorders;
  • hypersensitivity, anaphylactic reaction;
  • heart failure, swelling;
  • kidney failure;
  • liver failure.

Very rare (may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people):

  • thrombocytopenia (low platelet count which may cause bruising and bleeding);
  • neutropenia (decrease in the number of neutrophils), agranulocytosis (decrease in the number of neutrophils in the blood, which are the body’s basic defense cells), aplastic anemia (decrease in the number of all blood cells), haemolytic anemia (decrease in the number of red blood cells);
  • Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis (blistering, peeling or bleeding of the skin with or without an itchy, lumpy rash affecting the lips, eyes, mouth, nose, genitals, hands or feet, sometimes with flu-like symptoms).

Warnings and precautions

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Strepsils Intensive Sugar Free Orange:

  • If you have ever had or have asthma or allergies.
  • If you are already taking any other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or acetylsalicylic acid.
  • When you are elderly (you may be more sensitive to side effects).
  • If you have a chronic autoimmune disease (including systemic lupus erythematosus and mixed connective tissue disease).
  • If you suffer from tonsillitis or think you may have a bacterial infection of the throat (you may need antibiotics).
  • If you have heart, kidney or liver disease.
  • If you have heart failure, have had a stroke or are at increased risk of conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes or high blood cholesterol, or are a smoker.
  • When the patient has been diagnosed with high blood pressure.
  • When you have a persistent headache.
  • When there are diseases of the digestive tract.
  • 1st or 2nd trimester of pregnancy.
  • At the first sign of any hypersensitivity reaction (rash, peeling, blistering) or other signs of an allergic reaction, stop taking the medicine immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Report any unusual abdominal symptoms (especially bleeding) to your doctor.
  • If there is no improvement or new symptoms appear, consult a doctor.
  • Medicines such as flurbiprofen may slightly increase the risk of a heart attack (myocardial infarction) or stroke.¬†Any risk is more likely with higher doses or long-term treatment.¬†Do not exceed the recommended dose or duration of treatment

Children and youth

  • The drug should not be used in children under 12 years of age.

Taking Strepsils Intensive without sugar orange with alcohol

  • Alcohol may increase the risk of side effects, especially gastrointestinal bleeding.

Pregnancy, breastfeeding and fertility

  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
  • Do not take the drug in the last three months of pregnancy.
  • Consult your doctor in the first six months of pregnancy or breastfeeding.
  • Flurbiprofen belongs to a group of medicines that may impair fertility in women.
  • This effect is reversible upon discontinuation of the drug.
  • It is unlikely that the occasional use of Strepsils Intensive Sugar Free Orange will affect your chances of getting pregnant.
  • However, tell your doctor before taking this medicine if you have problems becoming pregnant.

Manufacturer

Reckitt Benckiser SA
ul. Okunin 1
05-100 Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki

Additional information

Before use, read the leaflet, which contains indications, contraindications, data on side effects, dosage and information on the use of the medicinal product, or consult a doctor or pharmacist, as each drug used improperly can threaten your life or health.

Weight 2.8 oz
Dimensions 4.5 × 1.25 × 2.25 in
Made In

Poland

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