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What medicine to take for a dry cough?

What medicine to take for a dry cough?

Depends on the cause: There are many potential causes for a cough but the more common ones include post-nasal drips, post-viral infection etc. The list goes on. Need to see a doctor to find out. Unless you know the cause, using a cough suppressant on a long term basis is not recommended. ...Read more

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Cough (Definition)

Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more


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What medicines should I take for dry cough?

What medicines should I take for dry cough?

Consult a physician.: Dry cough can be due to multiple reasons like allergies, acid reflux and side effect of certain medication such as ace inhibitors and should be treated accordingly. ...Read more

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My daughtet she has a dry cough for almost two weeks, what would i do?What medicines better to give her.?

My daughtet she has a dry cough for almost two weeks, what would i do?What medicines better to give her.?

See the doctor: There are many causes for cough. It may be allergic or asthma- related or due to infection. It's important to see the doctor , give the history and be examined to get the right treatment for a persistent cough. ...Read more

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18. Have dry cough for 2 months now have takin two courses of medicines already.. but cannot control my cough?

18. Have dry cough for 2 months now have takin two courses of medicines already.. but cannot control my cough?

Not normal: Hi. Your cough should be evaluated by your doctor. Two failed courses of antibiotics tells us it's not an infection with a bacterium sensitive to that/those antibiotic(s). Have you had a chest X-ray? A tuberculosis skin test should be done. You may need a pulmonologist. Good luck! ...Read more

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What medicine shoul i give to my 2 years old son with a dry cough?

What medicine shoul i give to my 2 years old son with a dry cough?

Saline nose drops: Use a bulb syringe to suck up the mucus in his nose, then apply salt water nose drops several times a day. Use a vaporizer and elevate his mattress. Use vaporub on his chest and keep him well nydrated. ...Read more

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What kind of medicine helps when you have a dry cough with lots of mucous? ?

What kind of medicine helps when you have a dry cough with lots of mucous? ?

Try honey: Studies have shown that over the counter cold medications are ineffective in the treatment of coughs due to upper respiratory infections. Plenty of fluids & teaspoons of honey work better. Of course if you have asthma or allergies, bronchodilators & antihistamines may help.If you have a bacterial infection, your physician would treat with antibiotics & possible a narcotic cough suppressant. ...Read more

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I always experienced itchy trought and have dry cough. What is the best medicine for this?

I always experienced itchy trought and have dry cough. What is the best medicine for this?

Dry cough: If it has been for more than one month then it needs evaluation to see the cause of it. There are multiple factors for dry cough. ...Read more

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Asthma and dry cough which medicine i can take?

Asthma and dry cough which medicine i can take?

Cough variant asthma: Dry cough could be related to asthma. This condition is called cough variant asthma. You should see your doctor to confirm the diagnosis and rule out any other causes. Treatment is similar to that for asthma in general. Depending on the severity of cough, inhaled albuterol or short course of steroids may be needed. In addition, your doctor may prescribe maintenance therapy with inhaled steroids. ...Read more

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