Boots Pharmaceuticals Anaesthetic Sore Throat Relief Spray

20 ML | £24.95 per 100ML

Anaesthetic throat spray to relieve severe sore throat pain.
See details below, always read the label.

Suitable for: Adults and children of 12 years and over.
Active ingredients:

Lidocaine Hydrochloride Monohydrate 2% w/v.


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This Medicine is sold by BOOTS UK LIMITED at the professional discretion of a Boots pharmacist.

Unfortunately, next day home delivery is unavailable for this product.

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  • Relieves severe sore throats

  •  Anaesthetic numbs pain

Suitable for

Adults and children of 12 years and over.


Age Restriction

You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.

How to use

Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.

Use at the back of the throat only.

Do not breathe in when you use the spray, or get the spray in your eyes.

To spray: Swing the nozzle through 90° and press.

Before first use or after storing the spray for a long time: Press the spray 3 times away from the face into a sink.


How much

How often 

Adults and children of 12 years and over

Three sprays at the back of the throat

Every 3 hours, if you need to.
Don’t use more than 6 times in any 24 hours.

Do not use for children under 12 years.

Do not use more than the amount recommended above.

!   If you use too much: Talk to a doctor straight away.  Take your medicine with you.

If symptoms do not go away, talk to your doctor.

Possible side effects

Most people will not have problems, but some may get some.

!   If you get any of these serious side effects, stop using the spray. See a doctor at once:

  • Difficulty in breathing, swelling of the face, neck, tongue or throat (severe allergic reactions)

Reporting of side effects

If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.  This includes any possible side effects not listed on this carton.  You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at:  By reporting side effects you can help improve more information on safety of this medicine.

Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children. 

Use by the date on the side of the carton.

Hazards and Cautions

Before you use this medicine

X  Do not use:

  • If you are allergic to any of the ingredients
  • If you have asthma, or difficulty breathing
  • If you are under 12 years of age

!   Talk to your pharmacist or doctor:

  • If you are receiving any medical treatment
  • If you have a high fever, headache, feel sick or are being sick as well as having a sore throat
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding

This spray may cause your tongue to become numb. You must take care when eating or drinking hot foods or drinks.


If you notice any side effect not listed here, please tell your pharmacist or doctor.

Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.

Use by the date on the side of the carton.


  • This is a medicine; Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist.

  • Seek advice before using if you are breast feeding, pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or suffer from allergies.

  • Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.

Active ingredients

Lidocaine Hydrochloride Monohydrate 2% w/v.


Active ingredient: This oromucosal spray contains Lidocaine Hydrochloride Monohydrate 2% w/v.

Also contains: purified water, ethanol (30 vol %), sorbitol (E420), sodium citrate, saccharin, quinoline yellow (E104), patent blue V (E131), flavours (peppermint, levomenthol, aniseed). more less

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