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Should I take cough medicine?

Related Topics: Cough, Drug

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An occasional cough may clear the lung of pollutants and excess phlegm. A persistent cough should be diagnosed and treated specifically.

On the shelf, you'll find numerous cough medicines with various combinations of decongestants, antihistamines, analgesics/antipyretics, cough suppressants, and expectorants.

Ask your pharmacist which combination, if any, would be right for you.

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Archived: March 20, 2014

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