Cepacol vs Cough Drops
Did you mean taking both Cepacol and Cough Drops?
Cepacol is a mouth and throat - lozenge.
Cough Drops is a mouth and throat - lozenge and a respiratory medication.
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Side Effects and Concerns
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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).
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
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.
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.
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.
FDA has not classified the drug.
Before taking Cough Drops during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
There may be a negative interaction between Cepacol and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Cough Drops and alcohol.
Method of use
Lozenge: , 5.4 mg
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
No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
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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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He is still downing his regular cough drops which none does ...
"I gave him iburpofen, cough syrup with expectant (which he won't blow his nose so does no good), gave him a cepacol (for me works good cause it numbs the throat and signal to cough a lot). ...He is still... "
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