Cough Medicine and Cough Syrups
Cough Medicine and Cough Syrups Introduction
Three types of cough medicines are available OTC for the temporary relief of cough caused by a cold or bronchitis. These cough medicines include cough suppressants, oral expectorants, and topical (externally applied) drugs.
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