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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'I don't have any income so I have got to consider any offers but, no, there has been no deal from cough sweets or cough medicine.
We can't make enough of them.'' Alongside the new novelty sweets, Sela is still churning out thousands of traditional cough sweets. They are dished out by the dozen to patrons at the Royal Opera House and Royal Festival Hall in London to blot out any ``audience spluttering'' during classical performances.
QUIZ cheat Tecwen Whittock has trademarked his name - to prevent a company naming cough sweets after him.
Ingram and wife Diana have received hundreds of offers, including one to star in a TV commercial for cough sweets.
I smile and expect her to say something encouraging but instead it's one of those nasty cough sweets cunningly disguised by a sugary coating.
Linctuses or cough sweets are one way of doing this, but are no more effective than sipping a drink or taking a home remedy such as honey and lemon.
With the little compensation he received, he had opened a backstreet sweet shop, one of those tiny front-room businesses which sold humbugs and cough sweets and simple household requirements and whose trade was virtually confined to the terraced street in which it stood.
Cadbury said Dairy Milk's global sales rose by 11% in the year, while sales of Halls cough sweets grew by 9% and chewing gum brand Trident added 11%.
Each kit contains a mini thermometer, vapour rub, Vitamin C tablets, packet of tissues, cough sweets and nasal decongestant.
The US-based Adams brands it bought in late 2003-including Trident, Halls cough sweets and Bubba bubble gum - are now fully integrated into Cadbury and grew by 11 per cent last year.
Cadbury said 9% growth in sales and an even better performance by its Trident gum and Halls cough sweets had contributed to a 7% expansion in its confectionery sales.
Dairy Milk-to-Halls cough sweets group Cadbury Schweppes is expected to confirm a trading statement in December indicating that the group had enjoyed a good second half performance, with annual pre-tax profits expected to come in 0.9pc higher at pounds 930m on Wednesday.