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Cough cough cough..

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OldJoseph Tue 25-Apr-17 19:32:38

So, went to my GP to see if there was anything I could take to stop the cough after a cold (however minor). She prescribed a new preventor that hasn't made me feel sick. I've taken it as prescribed ever since. ' Great' I thought, no more coughing for me. I can just have a cold and get over it. How wrong I was...first little cold since and here I am coughing as if I have a forty a day habit. Wish I'd never got the prescription now.
So, asthmatics and coughers. Do you have any tips to stop the cough? Just so I (and DH) could sleep and I could manage my day better without the relentless hacking?

Babymamamama Tue 25-Apr-17 19:37:50

This may or may not work for you but I share it as it was shared with me and seems to help for dd who is asthmatic. Cheapie orange squash diluted with hot water. Sip sip sip. And breath in some steam from it too. For some reason it seems to relax the throat.

OldJoseph Tue 25-Apr-17 19:42:38

I drink similar anyway, diluted hot apple. It definitely helps but not always convenient at work or bedtime. Sucking a sugar free sweet helps but again it won't get me through the night.

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