The pain is sharper than that… For the sharper pain associated with a medium to more troublesome sore throat check out Strepsils Extra Blackcurrant Lozenges and Strepsils Extra Cherry Lozenges – both containing Hexylresorcinol 2.4mg – an ingredient which is both antiseptic to fight bacterial infection but also has anaesthetic properties to relieve pain. Suitable for? Adults and children (aged 6+) How to take? Dissolve one lozenge slowly in the mouth every 3 hours as required. Do not exceed the stated dose. What about the variants? Choose from Blackcurrant or Cherry Always read the label.