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antitussive

[¦an·tē¦təs·iv]
(pharmacology)
An agent, such as benylin expectorants, that relieves coughing.
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Children Cough Medicine helps control your child's cough plus thins and loosens mucus to relieve chest congestion so your child can get back to normal.
To channel feedback, recommendations and complaints on suspicious cough medicine sale activities, members of the public may contact 03-7841 3200 or visit the Public Complaints Management System (SisPAA) portal at http://moh.spab.gov.my.
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"I don't usually buy cough medicine because I use other methods like lemon and honey and plenty of fluids.
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Delsym is a cough medicine that doctors and pharmacists have recommended for years in the United States.
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