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Types of Coughs

Coughing starts when part of your breathing passage becomes inflamed or irritated by matter such as dust, smoke or mucus. A cough is simply a reflex that tries to remove the irritant and clear the airway.

WET COUGH

Cough associated with excess mucus or phlegm – which may be described as ‘wet’, or ‘chesty’.

DRY COUGH

Cough associated with minimal or even no mucus or phlegm – which may be described as ‘dry’ or ‘non-productive’ cough.

NON SPECIFIC COUGH

Cough which may be associated with just an irritation or tickle in the upper respiratory tract, or which may develop into a wet cough.

Benylin Cough Range

ASK YOUR PHARMACIST about the Benylin® solution for you and your family.

Causes of Cough

Some of the most common causes of cough include medication, asthma, viruses and smoking.

Tips for Cough & Cold Relief

Tips for cough and cold relief is as easy as staying hydrated, keeping good hygiene and sleeping well.

Common Cold vs Flu

Learn the differences and signs and sypmtoms of the common cold and flu.

References

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