15 Jan

OTC ( over the counter drugs)  Dextromethorphan (Robitussin Long Acting Cough Gels, Vicks Dayquil Cough) Guaifenesin (Mucinex 12 Hour, Tab Tussin) Topical rubs, patches, and lozenges that contain camphor or menthol (Halls Menthol Cough Drops, Mentholatum, Vicks VaporRub). HOW EFFECTIVE ARE … Read More »


2 Mar

Most coughs last an average of 18 days. And because most coughs are caused by viruses, they are not relieved by antibiotics. But patients often believe that a cough should last no more than a week and ask their doctor … Read More »