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What is the best medications for coughing

A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
Depends: on the REASON for the cough NOT if it is productive or not! Ask again with more info! Dr Z

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Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Nighttime cough: If the cough is a back of the throat tickle due to mucous draining down from the nose and sinuses when you first lie down, i personally find the most ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Nasal medication?: I am not aware of any nasal sprays specifically for cough. Coughs can occur because of "post-nasal drip" which is usually from sinus infection. These ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience in Pathology
Treating Coughs : Most self-limited "colds" that feature coughs will clear on their own regardless of which cough medicine you use. If you have a more serious viral or ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience in Pharmacy
Chronic bronchitis: Chronic bronchitis, usually the result of smoking, is associated with chornic obstructive pulmonary disease. Dnepnding on your history, spirometry tes ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Usually warm saline gargle, local anesthetic lozenges (Cepacol etc) and at times zinc lozenges may be helpful. In the case of a viral infection, the ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Cough: The best way is to see your doctor to find the cause of your cough and then treat the cause. There are many causes of cough so you have to know why y ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Wet cough: With a productive cough you must expectorate and clear your bronchial tubes as well as you can. If the sputum is discolored, if you have fever, chest ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
23 years experience in Pediatrics
Symptom treatment : A Hiatal Hernia is a condition in which part of the stomach pushes up through the diaphragm muscle into the chest cavity where the lungs and heart are ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Dry cough: in an elderly taking antihypertensive medications: first-off, it might be due to the antihypertensive drug itself if it is from some group like ACE in ... Read More
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