Do You Have A Dry Cough?
What is a dry cough?
A dry cough is a non-productive cough, and no mucus or phlegm is produced.
What are the symptoms of a dry cough?
- A dry cough doesn’t expel any mucus or phlegm from your throat or airways
- A dry, hacking cough can be irritating, and when you experience this type of cough it can leave your chest muscles aching
What causes a dry cough?
- Dry coughs are often caused by viral illnesses such as cold and flu
- Some other causes include allergies, or from inhaling dust or smoke
BENYLIN® offers the following dry cough treatment:
What to do if you have a persistent dry cough?
Most coughs go away on their own within 3 weeks, and there’s usually no need to see a doctor.
However, if your cough is persistent and you have had it for more than 3 weeks, you should contact your GP.
Children’s dry cough:
If the child is feeding, drinking, eating and breathing normally and there’s no wheezing, a cough isn’t usually anything to worry about.
To help soothe your child’s dry cough, Benylin offers the following treatment for children aged 1 year and over: