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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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In smog-ridden Birmingham and the Black Country cough sweets and troach drops had always done well.
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I appreciate that the sale of sweets, ice creams etc in the foyer adds to the revenue - and there is a case for selling ice creams in the auditorium during the interval - but other venues (like the Warwick Arts Centre) do not allow food and drink to be taken into performances (except, say, for cough sweets) making it much more pleasant for the majority who manage to consume their refreshments in the foyer.
I have had a terrible cough and cold all over Christmas and I have had to eat cough sweets and drink Lemsips.
I replied, "I thought cough sweets would be behind the counter with the aspirins." "Oh," she said, "I thought it was a magazine."
The menthol from the Fisherman's Friend ice cream was wonderfully like one of the famed cough sweets, but the warm menthol punch was buried in the cold ice cream and it really worked.
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Labels such as "Aperitif", "Liqueur" and "cough sweets" are now authorised.
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