How do you get rid of a stuffy nose and sore throat?
Drinking plenty of water and/or warm liquids. Using a humidifier or vaporizer or carefully breathing in steam from a pot on the stove. Avoiding spicy or rough-textured foods which can irritate the throat. Using warm compresses on your face to relieve discomfort and open your nasal passages.
Can Strepsils cure sore throat?
Strepsils are designed to help relieve symptoms of a sore throat or mouth infections, by soothing, lubricating and killing bacteria that cause infection.
Is Strepsil antibacterial?
Strepsils Original antibacterial lozenges provide fast, soothing and effective relief from the discomfort of sore throats. Each lozenge contains a combination of antibacterials to help kill the bacteria which can cause sore throat and mouth infections.
What causes sore throat and blocked nose?
The most common causes of sore throats are viruses. Viral sore throats are often accompanied by other cold symptoms that may include a runny nose, cough, red or watery eyes, and sneezing. Other causes of sore throat include smoking, pollution or irritants in the air, allergies, and dry air.
How can I unblock my nose naturally?
9 Ways to Naturally Clear Up Your Congestion
- Saline spray.
- Neti pot.
- Herbs and spices.
- Elevated head.
- Essential oils.
What kills a sore throat fast overnight?
16 Best Sore Throat Remedies to Make You Feel Better Fast, According to Doctors
- Gargle with salt water—but steer clear of apple cider vinegar.
- Drink extra-cold liquids.
- Suck on an ice pop.
- Fight dry air with a humidifier.
- Skip acidic foods.
- Swallow antacids.
- Sip herbal teas.
- Coat and soothe your throat with honey.
Is it okay to swallow Strepsils?
Swallow – it might hurt but its one of the best things you can do because saliva is a natural lubricant so it helps soothe a sore throat. Sucking an effective medicated lozenge can help lubricate the lining of the throat further bringing real, noticeable relief.
Can I take 2 Strepsils at once?
The recommended dose is Adults, Children (over 6 years) and the elderly – One lozenge to be dissolved slowly in the mouth every 2-3 hours up to a maximum of 12 lozenges in 24 hours.
How long do Strepsils last?
In clinical studies, there was evidence that Strepsils lozenges led to reduction of throat soreness, and provided relief from pain and difficulty in swallowing, with onset of activity in 5 minutes and lasting for up to 2 hours.
Are there any Strepsils for sore throat and blocked nose?
Strepsils Sore Throat & Blocked Nose lozenges, If you are experiencing sore throat and nasal congestion, check out one of the other options available in the Strepsils range Strepsils Sore Throat and Blocked Nose Lozenges Skip to: Primary Navigation, Main ContentSearch Home Ireland Africa
Which is the best antiseptic for a sore throat?
If suffering from painful sore throat try Strepsils Extra Blackcurrant Lozenges containing Hexylresorcinol 2.4mg – an ingredient which is both antiseptic to fight throat infections but also has local anaesthetic properties to numb throat pain. Provides fast acting relief solution for sore throats.
What can I take for a sore throat and blocked nose?
2,4-Dichlorobenzyl alcohol and amylmetacresol have antiseptic properties. Menthol has a mild local anaesthetic action on the throat and also relieves the symptoms of cough and nasal congestion.
How often should you take a Strepsils shot?
Use the lowest dose for the shortest duration necessary to relieve symptoms. One lozenge every 2 3 hours up to a maximum of 12 lozenges in 24 hours. As above for adults.