Its Recommendations Should Not Be Used As A Basis For Delaying, Or As A Substitute For, Evaluation And Treatment By A Physician.

Acute coughs begin suddenly and usually last no more than 2 to 3 weeks. Drink plenty of fluids and take ibuprofen to ease a sore throat. This is because there's little evidence to suggest they're any more effective than simple home remedies, and they're not suitable for everyone. For acute coughs due to viral infections, simple remedies may be all that is needed. Try a cough drop to soothe an irritated throat. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. See your GP urgently if you feel very unwell,

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