If you have a dry cough then the best treatment is a cough suppressant like Durotuss
If you have a cough lots of phlegm then the best treatment is an expectorant that helps you remove the phlegm and ease your coughing.
Often you are going to be suffering from a combination of the above and there are many medicines that have combinations of ingredients to help you the most. Take a look at the symptom chart below to determine your symptoms and the best medicine for you
It is important to realise that many cough and cold remedies contain paracetamol. Carefully read the ingredients on the bottle to ensure that you are taking no more than 4g of paracetamol a day - that is normally eight tablets in four doses over a day. Also take note that some prescription medicines interact with cough and cold remedies. This includes blood pressure medicines and anti-depressants. If you are on any of these please contact us so we can advise you on the best treatment options for you.