Patient Comments: Chronic Cough - Treatment

What kinds of treatment, including medication, have you used for your chronic cough?

A Doctor's View on OTC Cold and Cough Medications

Read the Comment by Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

When you have a cold, allergies, or the flu; the OTC aisle at the drug store can be confusing and daunting. What will work for the condition you have? What side effects, drug interactions may occur if you mix medications. Dr. Stöppler helps make sense of OTC cough and cold medications. Read the entire Doctor's View

Comment from: Wayne, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: February 06

I have a chronic cough during the day but once I put on my CPAP mask/machine with humidifier at night all goes away. I rarely cough at night. It can documented for over a year but if my memory is correct it's much more. I thought this CPAP night time relief for me may help others sleep. Doctors haven't helped so far.

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