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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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The decision as to whether to suggest a cough drop should be based on a child's age, developmental status, and adequacy of adult supervision.
Physicians should not recommend cough drops in the treatment of cough in young children.
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In this role, he is responsible for leading the company's $7 billion business in the United States and Canada, which includes such brands as Oreo and belVita biscuits; Triscuit and Good Thins crackers; Trident gum; and Halls cough drops. Most recently, he worked for Coca-Cola Co., holding various leadership positions over the past decade.
The range includes Solo Rub, a pain balm, Solo Cough Drops and Solo lozenges for throat soothing.