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Is it safe to have difflam cough lozenges??
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Posted 05 September 2007 - 05:51 PM
I have the worst dry cough thats not going anywhere in a hurry my stomach muscles are hurting from coughing so much, does anyone know if it's safe to suck on difflam cough lozenges?? Its all we have in the cupboard and im desperate!! lol..
Posted 05 September 2007 - 06:18 PM
Don't think so...
For other PG safe remedies, try post #5 of this FAQ section... and try gargling salt water too.
Posted 05 September 2007 - 07:58 PM
Any medicated cough lozenges are not to be used whilst pregnant.
You know when i was sick and could not have anything what worked for me was......(please don't judge, and it may not work for everyone) was coke Weird I know. But i do know someone else who it also does the trick for them too.
I really hope you can find something that helps you.
Posted 05 September 2007 - 07:59 PM
The coke probably killed the bugs!!
Posted 05 September 2007 - 08:55 PM
I would probably say to check with your chemist/ob as I have heard otherwise. Not saying that what I heard was right or wrong but I trusted the information I got from this person. Apparently difflam doesn't contain the thing that is bad for preg women. I took the rasberry flavoured ones around 20 weeks preg.
Posted 05 September 2007 - 09:51 PM
Difflam contains an anti inflammatory so it would be on the no no list.
I like just gargling with Listerine. There are plenty of other cough mixtures that would be safe though. Just check with your local pharmacist.
Edited by carmine, 05 September 2007 - 09:52 PM.
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