5.5/ 7 average rating with 18 reviewsforHalls Cough Drops

Halls Menthol Lozenges
Alternatives

(Menthol)

Halls Menthol Lozenges (Menthol)

Over-the-counter

Chloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge (Benzocaine)

Over-the-counter
1 of 2 alternatives
Relieves sore throat and mouth pain.

Halls Menthol Lozenges (Menthol) relieve sore throats well and don't have many side effects.

Relieves sore throat and mouth pain.

Chloraseptic lozenges relieves sore throat pain and doesn't have many side effects.

Upsides
  • Halls Menthol Lozenges (Menthol) are effective at relieving pain in the mouth and throat. They work right away, so you don’t have to wait long to feel better.
  • Come in a sugar-free form (which can be better for your teeth).
  • Available in different flavors so you have the option of choosing the best-tasting one.
  • Chloraseptic lozenges is effective at relieving pain in the mouth and throat. It starts working right away, so you don’t have to wait long to feel better.
  • It's available in a pharmacy without a prescription.
  • Comes in a sugar-free form.
  • Available in different flavors, so you have the option of choosing the best-tasting one.
Downsides
  • These cough drops don’t cure infections or colds, but they help relieve some of their symptoms.
  • Pain relief doesn't last long, so you may need to take a new cough drop every 2 hours.
  • Can’t be used for children who are younger than 5 years old.
  • These lozenges don’t cure infections or colds, but they help relieve some of their symptoms.
  • Pain relief doesn't last long, so use a new lozenge every 2 hours.
  • Can’t be used for children who are younger than 5 years old.
Used for
  • Sore throat
  • Sore mouth
  • Mouth irritation
Dosage forms
  • Lozenge
  • Lozenge
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Reviews
18 
78%
think this treatment is worth it
61%
think this treatment works well
11%
think this treatment is a hassle

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Side effects
The Halls Menthol Lozenges (Menthol) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
The Chloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge (Benzocaine) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and warnings
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  • Abnormal blood levels of methemoglobin (Methemoglobinemia)

    Children age 2 or younger

    ...and 3 more risk factors

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