Cepacol vs Cough Drops

Cepacol
(OTC)
Cough Drops
(OTC)
Cepacol is a mouth and throat - lozenge.
Cough Drops is a mouth and throat - lozenge and a respiratory medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.7
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.1
Very Satisfied
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Cough
2.9
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,525 Discussions
25,493 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Sore Throat
#2 for Cough
#3 for Flu
#4 for Congestion
#5 for Runny Nose
Cepacol is approved for Sore Throat and Cough and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Cough
#2 for Sore Throat
#3 for Common Cold
#4 for Flu
#5 for Congestion
Cough Drops is approved for Cough, Sore Throat and Common Cold and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Cep
Cancer
4
Depression
2
Candida
1
Bloating
1
Sleep Disorders
1
Contractions
1
Spotting
1
Major Depression
1
Addiction
1
Arthritis
1
Cou
Numbness
7
Addiction
5
Migraines
1
Loss of Appetite
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Ketosis
1
Lack Of Sleep
1
Lung Cancer
1
Spotting
1
COPD
1
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Cepacol
Cep
Cough Drops
Cou
Cancer
Cep
Cou
4
0
Depression
Cep
Cou
2
0
Candida
Cep
Cou
1
0
Bloating
Cep
Cou
1
0
Sleep Disorders
Cep
Cou
1
0
Contractions
Cep
Cou
1
0
Spotting
Cep
Cou
1
1
Major Depression
Cep
Cou
1
0
Addiction
Cep
Cou
1
5
Arthritis
Cep
Cou
1
0
Numbness
Cou
Cep
7
0
Addiction
Cou
Cep
5
1
Migraines
Cou
Cep
1
0
Loss of Appetite
Cou
Cep
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Cou
Cep
1
0
Ketosis
Cou
Cep
1
0
Lack Of Sleep
Cou
Cep
1
0
Lung Cancer
Cou
Cep
1
0
Spotting
Cou
Cep
1
1
COPD
Cou
Cep
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
C Category C
Before taking Cough Drops during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Cepacol and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Cough Drops and alcohol.
Method of use
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Lozenge
Lozenge
Dosages
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Lozenge: , 5.4 mg
Mouthwash: 0.05%
Lozenge: 2.7 mg, 3.2 mg, 5 mg, 5.4 mg, 5.8 mg, 6.1 mg, 7 mg, 7.5 mg, 7.6 mg, 8 mg, 8.4 mg, 9.1 mg, 10 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Cetylpyridinium Chloride , Menthol/Cetylpyridinium Chloride
Menthol, Eucalyptus/Menthol, Eucalyptus Oil/Menthol, Menthol/Herbal Drugs
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Cepacol and Cough Drops: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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