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Do You Have A Dry Cough?

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:

Benylin® Dry Coughs 7.5mg/5ml Syrup

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:

Benylin® Children’s Dry Cough and Sore Throat Syrup

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