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taking too many cough drops

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Dr. Stephen Pappachen
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: I don't see an issue with this.

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Powitzky
25 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
By soothing throat: Generally bu coating the dry irritated mucus membranes with a slippery substance like glycerin, or pectin.
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Dr. Sanford Archer
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Get a checkup !: Cough is a symptom of throat and possibly lung problems. If you have a persistent cough, it could be simply related to allergy drainage or acid reflu ... Read More
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Dr. Jan Weisberg
54 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends on cause : Need to determine the cause of the cough and see if can be better treated.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
I wouldn't: Since the drop could block their airway and cause severe respiratory distress, i would not offer this product to a toddler.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Probably: Expiration dates usually fall short of loss of effectiveness dates.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Options: Hydrate well. Consider using a warm air vaporizer. Mix several teaspoons of honey into herbal tea with a squeeze of lemon juice. Or make tea with ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Vazquez
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Please refer to the ingredients in the cough drop and follow the warnings.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
That depends: What type they are? Some are medicated & some are not. Try this: hydrate well. Consider using a warm air vaporizer. Mix several teaspoons of honey ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Cough drop over dose: Usually cough drops are over the counter and mild in strength with recommended dosages from their packaging label. However too much of anything can be ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
12 years experience Internal Medicine
No: It is not harmful.
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