Sore throat treatment update

Update your knowledge on treating sore throat without antibiotics with this short, interactive module.

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Sore throat: treatment update Important self-care update for the pharmacy team

Sore throat is commonly seen in a pharmacy setting, as it is usually a self-limiting condition that doesn't need antibiotic treatment. Now that lozenges containing antibiotics (e.g. Tyrozets) are no longer available, make sure you are up to date on the alternative options and ready to handle customer queries.

Learning objectives

  • Know how to advise customers on managing symptoms
  • Understand when to refer to the pharmacist/GP
  • Be able to explain to customers why antibiotic lozenges are no longer available in pharmacy

Click and drag to move around the pack, and click on the 6 hotspots to see how to answer some potential customer questions about Chloralieve Honey & Lemon lozenges. When you have read them all, click ‘next’ for additional advice.

Also available in mint flavour

Lidocaine hydrochloride 2mg Amylmetacresol 0.6mg 2,4-dichlorobenzyl alcohol 1.2mg

Product information is available at the end of this module

Content developed by Prestige Brands working together with CIG Healthcare Partnership.
© 2020 CIG Healthcare Partnership. Date of preparation: August 2020

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