Sore Throat

My Symptoms

Common Causes of Sore Throat

  • Bacterial infection
  • Polluted environment
  • Lack of rest
  • Smoking
  • Changes in air temperature
  • Low immunity
  • Shouting or voice strains
  • Heaty food or spicy food
  • Not drinking enough water


My symptoms: Dry, tickly sore throat

A dry, tickly sore throat is a very common complaint and tends to be more irritated than painful. You may also have a dry cough or it might be the first sign of a cold.
Your throat may feel:

  • Dry
  • Tickly
  • Itchy
  • Raspy
  • Irritated

What can help?

You need a soothing sore throat lozenge to keep your throat moist and help relieve your symptoms.
DifflamAB™  contains two antiseptic ingredients for symptomatic relief of mouth and throat infections


My symptoms: Sharp, stabbing painful sore throat

The pain of some sore throats may be more severe.* These types of sore throats may last longer than others and you may find it difficult to eat and experience pain that is:*

  • sharp
  • stabbing
  • feels like razor blades, barbwire or shards of glass

What can help?

While fighting infection, a local anaesthetic will also help to numb the pain

Difflam HEXTRA™ is an antiseptic and local anaesthetic for the relief of sore throat and its associated pain.

What else can I do to feel better

In addition to using Difflam HEXTRA™ for your symptoms, you can:

  • Rest
  • Drink plenty of water and non-alcoholic fluids
  • Avoid smoking and exposure to cigarette smoke
  • Drink warm water with honey and lemon