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Asked in Cold and Flu
How do you get rid of a cough with mucus drainage?
Guaifenesin, which is an active ingredient in many cough medicines. It is an expectorant to help loosen secretions so you can cough them up. If you are talking about nasal mucus drainage, ask the pharmacist for suggestions. ...
Asked in Public Health and Safety
How do you get rid of a bad cough?
i have had a bad cough for the past week now and idon't no how to get rid of it. it keeps me up most of the night and i have a runny nose aswell. i have had some soothers but that dosent seem to be working if you no how to get rid of a bad cough please tell me thank you x okay to get rid of a cough try to eat some salt with your orange juice...
What is a nonproductive cough?
A nonproductive cough is a cough that does not bring up phlegm or mucus. It is also called a dry cough, and tends to irritate the throat much more than a productive cough (a cough that brings up phlegm and/or mucus) does. ...
Asked in Health
What is a medication used to relieve or prevent coughing?
It depends whether your cough produces mucus or not. If your cough does not produce mucus, then you could use an expectorant (Mucinex). If your cough does produce mucus, then you could use a suppressant (Delsym). ...
Asked in Human Anatomy and Physiology
What mechanisms does the human respiratory system have for getting rid of inhaled dirt?
Your body covers the contaminate in mucus, which you cough up per a reflex. ...
Asked in Pregnancy Health and Safety (Prenatal Care), Medication and Drugs, Drug Interactions, Drug Side Effects, Antibiotics, Penicillin, Cough and Cold Medicine
Can you take mucinex DM and penicillin?
Yes! Absolutely... I have tried it for years and it's the only treatment that gets rid of my bad cough! Yes! Absolutely... I have tried it for years and it's the only treatment that gets rid of my bad cough! ...
How do you get rid of a bad cough and mucus?
Cough and cold preparations with the active ingredient guaifenesin are my cough and cold preferred over-the-counter products. It is especially good when the lung and bronchial secretions are thick and difficult to cough up. It loosens the viscosity of the secretions. Commonly available products containing guaifenesin are Robitussin cough medicine and Mucinex (and their generic equivalents). Guaifenesin is made from the guaiac tree and the ingredient has been used for hundreds of years by Native Americans. ...
How do you tell the difference between an allergy cough and a bronchitis or pneumonia cough?
Allergy cough in not loudly but bronchitis and pneumonia cough loudly with mucus Allergy cough. Bronchitis cough Pneumonia cough ...
Asked in Genetics
How is ciliated epithelial cells damaged to cause smokers to cough?
Its all because the cells can't do there job probably, because it can't get rid of the mucus, dirt or tar from the lungs. ...
Asked in Smoking Cessation
How smokers get rid of mucus?
First of all, smoking is bad for your health and can cause cancer. You should quit smoking. Coughing works well for anyone who wants to get rid of mucus. I wouldn;t suggest and over-the-counter medication, mixing that with nicotene could be dangerous. ...