Fisherman's Friend Lozenges

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  • Fisherman's Friend Lozenges or Fisherwoman's Friend - either way they work.

    May 14, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: They have no artificial ingredient and work.
    Cons: You have to like licorice and menthol.

    Summary: I always have throat lozenges with me, as does my husband. It is just a habit we’ve gotten into because when we are working we talk a lot. Ninety nine percent of the time I buy Halls. I can get a pack of 40 for $1.29 but Fisherman’s ... read more

  • Fishermans friend

    Nov 5, 2009 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Frisk andedräkt.
    Len i halsen.
    Hjälp vid Hosta och halsont.
    Smakförbättrare vid Läkemedels användning.
    Cons: Papperspåse går lätt sönder i fickann och väskan.
    Plåtaskar svåra Att hitta i vanlig affär.

    Summary: Köper Regelbundet Dena produkt sedan 40år. Tycker Att Det är utmärkt sockerfri sugtablett . Har provat andra produkter men alltid återgåt till Fishermans friend.På mitt nya abete sedan ett och ett halvt ... read more

  • I'm no a fisherman, but it's still my friend

    Mar 2, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: thy work, they're cheap, keep working after they are gone
    Cons: acquired taste, not always in stock at local shops, package falls apart

    Summary: Apart from Buckley's cough medicine the only soar throat remedy I use are these fisherman's friend throat lozenges. Taste: These little lozenges pack a punch but unfortunately don't taste all that great. They are supposed to taste like menthol ... read more

  • Sometimes it is good to have a fisherman friend

    Nov 1, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very effective, gets to work fast
    Cons: strong, yet horrible flavor.

    Summary: Sometimes I think I must be the absolute king of sore throats. I get strep an average of 4-5 times a year and even though realistically that probably means that I should get my tonsils removed, I figure they were put there for a reason, so it isn't ... read more

  • Fisherman's Friend Lozenges, Fast Relief For Sore Throats And Coughs

    Nov 8, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Works quickly to suppress coughs and sooths throat.
    Cons: Hard to find in stores.

    Summary: With the recent temperature change and everyone in my house getting sick we have been trying to find something to cure the lingering hacking cough that keeps you awake at night. This seems to be the only symptom left...a nagging cough that mainly ... read more

  • Preacher has whole church on Fisherman's

    Apr 11, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: They are strong enough to do some good and aren't sticky.
    Cons: They taste bad but the results are worth the yucky taste.

    Summary: I have used the Extra strong Fisherman's drops for years as they are the only cough drop that will cut the cough for me. I like them because they are not sticky and I can keep some in my pocket for a quick fix when I need them. I am a Preacher retirement ... read more

  • IT WORKS IF YOU CAN KEEP IT IN YOUR MOUTH.

    May 7, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Ends sore throat.
    Cons: Horrible horrible taste.

    Summary: My husband has severe coughing spells. Nothing else worked. He has started taking Fisherman's Friend. The original flavor is the only one we've been able to find in our area. As this is the only flavor available in this area, I can't comment on what ... read more

  • If a 'Fisherman's Friend' is too strong, your throat is not that sore.

    Jul 1, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Separates the men and women from the wusses
    Cons: Won't work on wusses

    Summary: Really. Except I keep using these as breath mints, so I've got problems when the next sore throat rolls around. (Factoid: Canadians prefer stronger mints than Americans. You know those 'cold air fronts' that keep coming down and hitting you, from ... read more

  • The Best Friend Your Throat Will Ever Have

    May 22, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: works fast, works great, inexpensive
    Cons: flavors are a little strong

    Summary: Got a sore throat? It happens to all of us at one time or another. There are many options available to you when that tickle in your throat gets out of control. You can try a syrup, or a spray, or take a lozenge. If you choose the latter, many folks ... read more

  • You Can Breathe Again but What About Your Heart?

    May 21, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: For what it aims to do, it’s great.
    Cons: Side effects!

    Summary: Hmm, feel like sampling a heart attack or at least, serious heart palpitations? Try Fisherman’s Friend. For what it aims to do—ease the pain of a sore throat or open up the nasal passages to let more air in—it’s great. The problem is, ... read more

  • Not just for fishermen - great for hay fever sufferers

    May 17, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Effective for sore throats; inexpensive; taste is not unpleasant.
    Cons: May take a while to get used to the taste.

    Summary: When summer arrived last week rather suddenly - from winter to summer without the usual gentle introduction of spring - I was, of course, glad. I had been waiting a long time. And then I was aware of the symptoms of seasonal rhinitis which ... read more

  • WHEN THE SORE THROAT MAKES YOUR THROAT FEEL STUCK TOGETHER IN BACK!

    Mar 19, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: NATURAL, KEEPS SORE THROAT FROM THAT DRY PAIN!
    Cons: NONE!

    Summary: I live in the very most Northern part of California, on the ocean. They named Fisherman's Friend correctly! Of course, you do not need to live on the sea to appreciate the fact that when your throat is sore, when you feel your nose is not doing its job, ... read more

  • Is it Called Fisherman's Friend because it is Made from River Mud?

    Mar 10, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It works.
    Cons: Looks like hardened river-mud, and tastes worse.

    Summary: I have a tendency to get strep throat and bronchitis in the winter months, rather than the flu. I will suffer with strep or bronchitis at least once in any given winter. It's a given, and has been since childhood. I also don't tend to have a ... read more

  • Brings Out the Friend in You...[cough]...ahem.

    Mar 9, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Really works wonders on many symptoms of flu...
    Cons: Strong taste. May contain some objectionable substances.

    Summary: Reader’s Note: I apologize that this review is a long one. The first part is really a story about how I came to know of these lozenges…I was feeling nostalgic today and decided to add a nice touch to this review. Yes, it’s a true story, with only a ... read more

  • My dad used these...

    Feb 11, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It works like it says it does...can't beat that. Herbal base
    Cons: Yuck!!!

    Summary: Fisherman's Friend lozenges have been around a while. I remember when I was a kid with a sore throat, my dad popped one of these into my mouth. I nearly gagged. He told me to hold it between my cheek and gum and let it dissolve. Wow! The pain ... read more

  • No Need to Fish for Compliments

    Jan 3, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: provide fast relief
    Cons: taste terrible

    Summary: Lighthouse's Fisherman's Friends losenges are the best over the counter remedy I've found. Within a very few minutes, most sore throats I've experienced have diminished severely. I had tried numerous remedies, such as Vicks, Sucrets, and Luden's, all to ... read more

  • A Nasty Helpful Friend!

    Dec 31, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Makes you feel better fast!
    Cons: The taste and smell

    Summary: Imaging a cloud of menthol and eucalyptus that is almost palpable as you enter a large room. My husband recently began working in an office. This enclosed environment is like a bacterial breeding ground. When one person is sick, the office gets sick. ... read more

  • Better about this than any OTC cold preparations.

    Dec 22, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Quick relief.Great value for the money. No side effects.
    Cons: Not easily found.

    Summary: When a cold/sore throat settle in, Fisherman's Friend is what I look for. Over the years I have taken just about everything that has been out on the OTC market for colds/sore throats. Although a few OTC preparations may work for a short while, ... read more

  • Once You Get Past The Taste......

    Dec 8, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Original Flavor is Horrible!!
    Cons: Fast, effective relief

    Summary: As a singer, a sore/dry throat is the last thing I need to encounter when performing. Lately, my allergies have been driving me crazy and because I hate taking too many medicines, I decided to try "Fisherman's Friend" on the advise of a friend. ... read more

  • Fisherman's Friend or Foe?

    Dec 1, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Relieves Dry/Sore Throats
    Cons: Got to Get Past The Taste

    Summary: I've heard about Lighthouse's Fisherman's Friend throat lozenges for quite a while and just recently I had the opportunity to try one. I must admit that it wasn't quite what I expected. After putting it in my mouth I began to wonder what that flavor ... read more

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