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What are the risks of drinking cough medicine every day?
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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
6 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
It depends on which cough medicine.
If it is a prescription cough medicine... It may have Codeine and if you are using it daily... Then addiction could be a problem. I would try to figure out what is causing the cough: asthma, acid reflux, allergies, sinususitis, rhinitis (drainage from the nose).

In brief: Depends
It depends on which cough medicine.
If it is a prescription cough medicine... It may have Codeine and if you are using it daily... Then addiction could be a problem. I would try to figure out what is causing the cough: asthma, acid reflux, allergies, sinususitis, rhinitis (drainage from the nose).
Dr. Patrick Melder
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Dr. Yale Kanter
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Cough medicine
Depends if the cough medicine has Codeine in it.
You face the risk of addiction. There should be no need for such regular use or abuse. The cough itself may need to be evaluated.

In brief: Cough medicine
Depends if the cough medicine has Codeine in it.
You face the risk of addiction. There should be no need for such regular use or abuse. The cough itself may need to be evaluated.
Dr. Yale Kanter
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