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.
What does CM stand for?
CM stands for Cough Medicine
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The following medicines should not be taken while you're breastfeeding, either on their own or in any medicines that contain them: Aspirin: a painkiller Codeine: a painkiller Phenylephrine: a decongestant (for blocked noses) found in some cold medicines Phenylpropanolamine: a decongestant found in some cold medicines Quaifenesin: used to bring up phlegm, found in some cough medicines Any ingredient that produces drowsiness: such as some antihistamines that may be found in decongestants, for example, diphenhydramine.
Dr Miriam says: In all honesty I think you're wasting your money buying cough medicine over the counter, even though cough remedies are among the top-selling medicines at pharmacies in the winter.
Overall Thornton & Ross will now supplymore than one out of every five bottles of cough medicine sold in the UK each year.
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.