cough drop

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cough drop

A small, often medicated and sweetened lozenge taken orally to ease coughing or soothe a sore throat.
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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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Verdict: More effective throat lozenge formulations often include compounds which are topical anaesthetics and antiseptics - so if you have a really severe sore throat, it's worth paying more or checking for added ingredients that ease the pain.
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HEALTH officials from across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are reminding folk how to take care of their own health this winter They are urging people to stock up their medicine cabinet to deal with minor conditions such as colds, coughs and sore throats by buying some painkillers like ibuprofen and paracetamol, aspirin (should not be taken by children under 12), antihistamines for allergies, diarrhoea relief, constipation relief, throat lozenges and antacid.
Take paracetamol for your discomfort and suck throat lozenges. If the sore throat doesn't improve within 48 hours see your doctor because you may need an antibiotic.