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what is the sign that dry cough is getting better and can stop taking medicine ? is it ony if i totally not coughing ? cos med cause drowsiness in day

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Dr. Maggie Carpenter
23 years experience Family Medicine
OK to stop: Cough medicines are only for symptoms so if your cough is better, you can stop the cough medication. If you were given an antibiotic on the other hand, you always want to finish the course.
Answered on Aug 5, 2014
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Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience Pediatrics
Stop anytime..: It's just a cough suppressant correct? It's not an antibiotic or asthma medicine? If the medicine is bothering you with drowsiness more than it is helping your cough, you can stop it.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
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