What is Halls® used for?
Halls® is commonly used for temporarily relieves:
How should I take Halls®?
Dissolve 1 drop slowly in the mouth. Repeat every 2 hours as needed.
How do I store Halls®?
Halls® is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Halls® in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Halls® that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.
You should not flush Halls® down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Precautions & warnings
What should I know before using Halls®?
Before using this drug, tell your doctor if:
- You are pregnant or breastfeeding. This is because, while you are expecting or feeding a baby, you should only take medicines on the recommendation of a doctor.
- You are taking any other medicines. This includes any medicines you are taking which are available to buy without a prescription, such as herbal and complementary medicines.
- You have allergy with any of active or inactive ingredients of Halls® or other medications.
- You have any other illnesses, disorders, or medical conditions.
Sore throat warning: If sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, swelling, nausea or vomiting, consult a doctor promptly. These may be serious.
Ask a doctor before use if you have:
- Persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma or emphysema
- Cough accompanied by excessive phlegm (mucus)
Stop use and ask a doctor if:
- Cough persists for more than 1 week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by fever, rash, or persistent headache. These could be signs of a serious condition.
- Sore mouth does not improve in 7 days
- Irritation, pain, or redness persists or worsens
Keep out of reach of children.
Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?
There isn’t enough information about the safety of using Halls® during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking Halls®.
What side effects can occur from Halls®?
If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
What drugs may interact with Halls®?
Halls® may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.
Does food or alcohol interact with Halls®?
Halls® may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.
What health conditions may interact with Halls®?
Halls® may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.
The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Halls®.
What is the dose of Halls® for an adult?
Dissolve 1 drop slowly in the mouth. (For Strawberry and Tropical Fruit, dissolve 2 drops, one at a time, slowly in the mouth). Repeat every 2 hours as needed.
What is the dose of Halls® for a child?
Children 5 years and over: dissolve 1 drop slowly in the mouth. (For Strawberry and Tropical Fruit, dissolve 2 drops, one at a time, slowly in the mouth). Repeat every 2 hours as needed.
Children under 5 years: ask a doctor.
How is Halls® available?
Halls® is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:
- Halls Cherry: Active Ingredient: Menthol 7 mg
- Halls Honey-Lemon: Active Ingredient: Menthol 9.1 mg
- Halls Ice Blue: Active Ingredient: Menthol 10 mg
- Halls Mentho-Lyptus®: Active Ingredient: Menthol 6.5 mg
- Halls Spearmint: Active Ingredient: Menthol 5.6 mg
- Halls Strawberry: Active Ingredient: Menthol 3.1 mg
- Halls Tropical Fruit: Active Ingredient: Menthol 3.1 mg
What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose of Halls®, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.
Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
Halls. http://www.gethalls.com/products/halls/halls_df.aspx. Accessed January 14, 2017.
Halls Tropical Fruit. https://www.drugs.com/otc/114643/halls-tropical-fruit.html. Accessed January 14, 2017.
Review Date: August 24, 2017 | Last Modified: September 13, 2019