Ramdom question!! Does lemsip cold and flu tablets have syns/calories???

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  1. pesty

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    Hi,

    Ive had a horrible cold and have been taking lemsip cold and flu tablets.

    I lost 1lb at WI but was expecting a bit more as i worked my butt of last week. My friend (also on SW) told me that i may not have lost as much because cold remedies have lots of calories in them.

    I thought this was only in their liquid form?

    Can someone please advise?

    Thanks
    Pesty
    xx
     
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    i think some medicines do but they are normally considered free as its important to have them if you need them,so as not to put people off
     
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    In capsule form they're free but the hot drinks (Lemsip etc) have 2 syns each. Yeah it sucks but if you're really feeling bad you'll easily sacrifice 2 syns!
     
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    Thank you for your kind words!! Hopefully im on the way up - ive spent the last 2 days sleeping and eating SW soup and casserole lol i could have 7 sachets a day then!! lol
     
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    Thanks everyone for your responses, i really apprechiate it! I would have taken my tablets either way but its nice to know how many syns to give them :)

    Thanks again
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    Oh I wish I could take them. I would willingly sacrifice any number of syns right now for a nice hot Lemsip and honey. But some of the pills I take have a bad reaction with one of the ingredients in Lemsip and other similar things, so I have to suffer in silence. Well, not exactly in silence - I think they can hear me coughing and sneezing in the next county!!
     
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    I just about to ask the same question, thanks for your help
     
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    You know hot sugar free lemonade (heat in the microwave), with a squeeze of lemon, gives you that lovely Lemsip feeling without Syns or reactions. Take with paracetamol
    If you like it with honey (yuck) it may be worth the Syn values!
     
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    Haha that made me laugh!!! Sorry you cant take anything - hope your feeling better!!

    I know what you mean, im having to share a room with my mum at the moment as my sister has come home with the new baby and ive kept them up all night!!! I would feel bad but its normally them keeping me up! One plus side to illness - REVENGE!! HAHA
     
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    I like hot diluting orange when I am bunged up along with some co codamol hope u feel better soon xx
     
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    Thank you for the alternatives - these are good to bare in mind! Im feeling lots better today and am past the medication stage me thinks :)
     
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    Yes, quite a lot better, thanks for asking!
     
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