cough drop

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cough drop

n.
A small, often medicated and sweetened lozenge taken orally to ease coughing or soothe a sore throat.

Patient discussion about cough drop

Q. can you take cough drops while your pregnant

A. there are many kinds of cough syrups/drops/pills. and all of them contains different materials, some have codeine in it and that is not a good choice during pregnancy. but the best thing to do is ask the pharmacist that sells the medicine. their job is to know those things. you can also read the pamphlet that comes with the medicine.

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There is not even an excuse for spoiling other people's enjoyment of the concert because the Phil offers free cough sweets in the foyer.
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Each kit contains a mini thermometer, vapour rub, Vitamin C tablets, packet of tissues, cough sweets and nasal decongestant.
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