cough drop

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cough drop

n.
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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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.
Alongside the new novelty sweets, Sela is still churning out thousands of traditional cough sweets.
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.
There's a woman called Doreen who has made pounds 66 million from cough sweets, which reminds me of the old joke about the alleged sex offender with a tickly cough who is advised by the prosecution counsel to suck a Fisherman's Friend.
We're told of American chat show appearances, book offers that could make them millions and even TV commercials for cough sweets.
I also remember eating some little black cough sweets called Imps.
The firm sells everything from cough sweets to old favourites like pineapple rock and dairy butter mints.
Unlike those who only sold patent medicines, they seldom offered reduced prices and stood gloomily by their stalls, mournful beside their sil-ver-wrapped cough sweets, or the strong, smelly, liniment rubs, applicable, they said, to both animals and humans.