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.

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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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.
One of the latest brands to tap into this nostalgia trend is the venerable Smith Bros, cough drops.
The Halls brand has a long history in the cough drops business.
The 30-second television spot uses a humorous take on a traditional tale, with the Big Bad Wolf taking a Halls cough drop to overcome a sore throat in order to blow down the Three Little Pigs' house, once and for all.
NEW YORK -- An unusually late start to the cough/cold season both this and last year has contributed to modest sales in both the cough syrup and cough drop categories across the three mass market trade classes, with drug stores slightly outperforming supermarkets and discounters.
NEW YORK -- Just as the pseudoephedrine controversy posed a challenge several years ago to the cough and cold category, the cough drop segment is attempting to counter controversy in 2006.
Although cough drop sales are strong during the winter they're not sold at the same pace as other cold care products.
The increase in cough drop sales in the midst of the cold and flu season occurred despite the breataking news in January of the comprehensive new guidelines issued by the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) for management of cough, which question the efficacy of many over-the-counter treatments (see story, page 55).