Care Glycerin Lemon & Honey with Glucose

PIP Code: 076-8804


Relieves coughs & sore throats.

For symptomatic relief of coughs and sore throats.

Contains glycerol and honey. Can be used to soothe and for symptomatic relief of coughs and sore throats. Following recommendations* for children’s cough and cold medicines, it can be used by children over 1 year, adults and the elderly but is not suitable for diabetics.

*in line with recent Dept. of Health guideline.

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Glycerol, Liquid Glucose
Suitable for 1+
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200ml Liquid

More about this product

  • Directions for use
  • Prescribing Information
  • Self Care Advice
  • FAQs

Directions for use

Oral use

Recommended doses

Adults: two 5ml spoonfuls.

Children over 1 year: one 5ml spoonful.

Dosage schedule

May be repeated every 4 hours if required.

The product may be taken for up to 5 days, following which, if symptoms persist, medical advice should be sought.

Shake the bottle.

Prescribing Information

Product Authorisation Holder:L.C.M. Ltd., Linthwaite, Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK
Legal classification:GSL
Product name:Glycerin, Lemon and Honey with Glucose
Indications:Symptomatic relief of coughs and sore throats.
Information about this product, including adverse reactions, precautions, contra-indications, and method of use can be found


Self Care Advice

How to treat a cough:

  • Rest
  • Drink plenty of fluids
  • Pharmacists can give advice or suggest treatments to help patients cough less, like cough syrups and lozenges. These won’t get rid of the cough.

New guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and Public Health England (PHE) on using honey to treat a cough have been developed after looking at the best available scientific evidence. The evidence showed that honey could be effective at reducing the symptoms of acute coughs due to upper respiratory tract infections (infections of the airways), including how often people coughed and how bad their cough was. The guidance applies to adults and children over 5 years of age. It’s important to note that honey is not safe for children under the age of 1.


What causes coughs?

Most coughs are caused by cold and flu.

When to be redirected to a GP for a cough

Patients are advised to see a GP if they've had a cough for more than 3 weeks, it is very bad or quickly gets worse or they have chest pain.

What are other causes of coughs?

Other causes of coughs include:

  • Smoking
  • Heartburn (acid reflux)
  • Allergies – for example, hay fever
  • Infections like bronchitis
  • Mucus dripping down the throat from the back of the nose
  • Consumer benefits
    Consumer Benefits

Consumer Benefits

  • The evidence from NICE showed that honey could be effective at reducing the symptoms of acute coughs.
  • Most acute coughs are self-limiting viral infections that will get better by themselves.
  • Can be used by children over 1 year, adults and elderly

Did you know?

Most coughs go away on their own within 3 weeks. There’s usually no need to see a GP.

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