Simple linctus for cough | Medicines for Children - adult dry cough linctus

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adult dry cough linctus - PHOLCODINE | Drug | BNF content published by NICE


Patient information for NUMARK ADULT DRY COUGH LINCTUS Including dosage instructions and possible side effects. Patient information for NUMARK ADULT DRY COUGH LINCTUS Including dosage instructions and possible side effects. Skip to Content. Search Drugs.com. • Ask a doctor before use if suffering from a chronic or persistent cough, if you have asthma, suffering from acute asthma attack or where the cough is accompanied by excessive secretions. • Do not take with any other cough or cold medicine.

Simple linctus for cough. This leaflet is about the use of simple linctus to soothe mild cough. This leaflet has been written specifically for parents and carers about the use of this medicine in children. The information may differ from that provided by the manufacturer. Please read this leaflet carefully. Treatments for dry cough. Dry coughs that are caused by a viral infection such as a cold usually get better on their own within a week or two. Self-help measures can help make you feel better in the meantime, and cough medicines may provide some short-term relief to adults with a dry cough. Other treatments for dry cough will depend on the cause.

A cough is a reflex action to clear your airways of mucus and irritants such as dust or smoke. It's rarely a sign of anything serious. A "dry cough" means it's tickly and doesn't produce any phlegm (thick mucus). A "chesty cough" means phlegm is produced to help clear your airways. It has all the information you need to know how to properly research a medicine and be assured that it is the right one for your needs. With the right knowledge, you will be able to make an informed decision and know that you have the best cough suppressant you can take. Here is the rest of the list.Author: Linda Krantz.

Children under 6 years should not be given over-the-counter cough and cold medicines containing pholcodine (cough suppressant). Over-the-counter cough and cold medicines can be considered for children aged 6–12 years after basic principles of best care have been tried, but treatment should be restricted to 5 days or less.