Dr Tim Ballard, vice chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners, said: "The medical evidence behind cough medicines is weak and there is no evidence to say that they will reduce the duration of illnesses - as such, GPs are unlikely to prescribe them.
What does CM stand for?
CM stands for Cough Medicine
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Huddersfield firm Thornton & Ross's cough medicine brand adorns Town's all yellow third kit, worn in both away games so far this season (Calum Woods is pictured at Millwall, left).
Some cough medicines contain antihistamines, which aim to dampen down the allergy-type symptoms of a cold, by stopping your eyes and nose from running.
Deaths and life-threatening side effects associated with the misuse of a long-acting, prescription cough medicine that contains hydrocodone have prompted the Food and Drug Administration to issue a public health advisory about the dangers of the product when not used properly.
I don't usually buy cough medicine because I use other methods like lemon and honey and plenty of fluids.
Hundreds of kids end up in the hospital each year--and some even die--after receiving too much cough medicine by mistake.
There is no strong evidence that cough medicines do any good, according to new research published today.
Cough medicines, according to research published in The Cochrane Library.