Dry Cough Remedies & Symptoms
Dry Cough Symptoms
- Throat irritation
- Dry itchy feeling in the throat
- Sore throat
- Persistent cough which does not produce any sputum or mucus
Dry Cough Treatment
Remember, cough is only a symptom, not a disease. Treating the underlying cause of your cough gives you the best chance of relief.
However, sometimes, specific cough remedies are needed to help ease the symptoms of a dry cough.
Conventional medicines such as ‘cough suppressants’ reduce the activity of the cough reflex and suppresses the urge to cough. They work by suppressing dry, hacking cough that keeps you awake all night.
Cough Suppressants are also known as ‘Antitussives’. A commonly available antitussive in the market is Dextromethorphan. These are commonly available at Chemist Stores or Pharmacies.
Benadryl® has a specific variant for dry cough & sore throat-