What is Cough?

A cough is a repetitive occuring of protective reflex that helps in clearing all the irritants, microbes, fluids and other foreign particles from our airways. While coughing is a common and natural as everyone coughs to clear their throat from time to time, a number of conditions can cause more frequent coughing.

What causes cough?

Mostly commonly cough is caused by a infection in the respiratory tract, but any irregular coughing can also be triggered by post-nasal drip, acid reflux, choking, smoking or any other dust from air pollution.

Frequent coughing usually indicates the presence of a disease. Many viruses and bacteria that causes cold and flu, pneumonia, or asthma, chronic bronchitis, lung tumors can cause coughing.

Most episodes of coughing, like those from flu and cold, will clear up on their own or will significantly improve within two weeks. Cough that lasts for less than three weeks is an acute cough, if it last’s upto eight weeks while improving in the end it is considered as a subacute cough. A persistent cough that lasts more than eight weeks is treated as chronic cough. which indicates something more serious and one must see a doctor.

Types of Cough?

Dry Cough – A dry cough or non-productive cough is a type of cough that doesn’t produces phlegm or mucus. It feels like a tickle in the throat triggering the cough reflex, giving you hacking coughs.

Dry coughs occur when there’s inflammation or irritation in your respiratory tract, but no excess mucus is present to cough up. Dry coughs are often caused by infections, such as a cold or flu and can linger for several weeks.

Dry Cough Symtoms : Some of the common symtoms for dry-cough are

    • Tightness in the chest
    • Tickle in the back of throat

However it depends on the cause of cough. Most Dry cough can be recovered by using Dry Cough Syrups.

Dry Cough Remedies – Remedies for dry cough depend on its cause. Children don’t typically require treatment for dry cough. A humidifier can make them feel more much comfortable. A humidifier will help keep their respiratory system from drying out. In adults a chronic, long-lasting dry cough can have many possible causes. You may some need antibiotics, antacids depending upon the cause of cough.

Wet Cough – A wet cough, also known as a productive cough, is a cough that typically brings up mucus or phlegm. Wet coughs are commonly caused by a cold or the flu.

Wet Cough Symptoms : Symptoms of wet cough are

    • Runny nose
    • Postnasal drip
    • Fatigue

In wet cough it feels like there’s something stuck or dripping at the back of your troat. Sometimes coughs will bring mucus intor your mouth.

Remedies for Wet Cough : Honey can be given to children’s older than one year or more as a home remedies for wet cough. Using a humidifier at night to moisten the air while also provide a relief. Adults can take OTC cough medications for relieve in the wet cough.

Croup cough
: Croup refers to an infection of the upper airway, which obstructs breathing and causes a characteristic barking cough. In medical it is also known as laryngotracheobronchitis.

Croup cough Symptoms :  Following are the symptoms for croup cough.

    • Loud barking cough
    • Fever
    • Hoarse voice
    • Breathing that may be noisy or labored

Treatment for croup cough : Croup usually passes on its own without treatment. However cool mist humdifier will provide a relief. Make sure to drink plenty of fluids and take rest. If your child’s symptoms are severe, worsen or last longer than three to five days you must consult a doctor.

Whooping Cough : 
Whooping cough or pertussis is a highly contagious respiratory tract infection. In many people, it’s marked by a severe hacking cough followed by a high-pitched intake of breath that sounds like “whoop.”

Whooping cough symptoms : Symptoms for whooping cough are

    • Runny nose
    • Nasal congestion
    • Red, watery eyes
    • Fever
    • Cough

It may take seven to ten days or even more for signs and symptoms to appear.

Treatment for whooping cough : It’s a bacterial infection, so it can be treated with antibiotics, usually erythromycin or a family of antibiotics like erythromycin can be taken for 2 weeks.

Some of the best cough syrups names in India

AMDROL-T : Cough Syrup for wet cough.

DARCET : Cough Syrup for dry cough.

DM-HONEY : Ayurvedic Cough Syrup.

FOMIN PH : Cough Syrup for Kids in cold and congestion.

FOMIN-D : Cough Syrup for wet and productive cough.

F2M COLD : Useful in cold and congestion.

ODINUM D NF : Cough Syrup for dry and unproductive cough with anti-allergic properties.

TICSIL : Best Cough Syrup for productive cough.

AMDROL-T – Cough syrup for wet and productive cough from DM Pharma. For speedy relief in cough. Provides Freedom to breathe. AMDROL-T contains Ambroxol Hydrochloride, Terbutaline Sulphate, Guaiphenesin, and Menthol.

Ambroxol Hydrochloride is a drug that breaks up phlegm, it acts as a mucoactive agent and also controls bronchial inflammation, lung specific anti-oxidant action. Terbutaline Sulphate is used to treat wheezing and shortness of breath from lung problems. In Amdrol-T it exhibits selective action of B2 adrenoceptors & reverses bronchoconstriction. Guaiphenesin is used to reduces stickiness & increases the output of respiratory secretions facilities easy expectoration. Menthol smoothes the irritated & inflamed throat.


  • Wet cough
  • Emphysema with bronchitis pneumoconiosis
  • Tracheobronchitis
  • Acute exacerbations of bronchitis

DARCET – Cough syrup for dry cough from DM Pharma. Darcet contains Diphenhydramine Hcl, Ammonium Chloride, Sodium Citrate, and Menthol.

Diphenhydramine Hcl is a trusted antihistaminic agent which reduces stimulation of cough reflex. Ammonium Chloride in Darcet cough syrup helps loosen the sticky mucus. Sodium Citrate is a well recongnized expectorant, that facilitates raising of sputum. Menthol soothes the inflamed throat & provides comfort in breathing.


  • Dry Cough
  • Cough associated with urti (upper respiratory tract infection)
  • Smoker’s Cough
  • Bronchitis
  • Rhinitis

DM-HONEY  – Ayurvedic Cough Syrup from DM Pharma. DM Honey highly effective ayurvedic cough syrup is a unique mix of 13 herbs. Some of most important herbs in DM Honey are Honey, Tulsi, Sunthi, Mulethi and Banaphsa. DM Honey is a herbal cough syrup with no alcohol and non-addictive formula.

Honey relieves cough & throat irritation, Tulsi is an Anti-Tussive, Sunthi relieves cough, Mulethi acts as an sore throat reliever and Banaphsa  is used as a cough expectorant in DM Honey cough syrup.


  • Exerts anti-viral and anti-bacterial activity
  • Relieves chest congestion
  • Facilitates broncho-dilation
  • Provides a soothing effect

FOMIN PH Cough Syrup for Kids from DM Pharma. Fomin PH is a decongestant and antihistamine suspension specially designed for childrens to provide relief in cough and cold.

Fomin PH cough syrup for kids contains Chlorpheniramine maleate, Paracetamol, and Phenylephrine Hydrochloride. Fomin PH cough syrup is in the Pediatrics range of DM Pharma.

In Fomin PH cough syrup Chlorpheniramine Maleate acts as an Potent analgestic and anti pyretic agent and Prevents the enteric fever in allergy. Paracetamol is a trusted antiallergic that exhibits no drowsiness and Phenylephrine Hydrochloride acts as a nasal decongestant.


  • Cold
  • Fever
  • Nasal congestion
  • Allergic Disorders

Fomin PH cough syrup for kids brings relief and adds comfort to childs in cough and cold.

FOMIN-D Cough Syrup for childs in cold and congestion. FOMIN-D is an another cough syrup by DM Pharma with a different composition. Fomin-D contains Paracetamol, Phenylephrine, Sodium Citrate, Menthol, and Chlorpheniramine Maleate. FOMIN-D is specially designed for kids.

Paracetamol is used as an analgesic and antipyretic in Fomin-D cough syrup. Phenylephrine is an effective in alllergic conditions like hay fever, sinus irritation and restlessness. Sodium Citrate increases bronchial secretions and Menthol acts as a soothening agent with Chlorpheniramine Maleate as most potent time tested antihistamine.


  • Running Nose
  • Fever
  • Aches
  • Sneezing

F2M-Cold – Cough Syrup for ultimate relief from Cold. F2M-Cold is an anti-allergic, anti-inflammatory, analgestic and nasal decongestant to provide relief in cold and congestion.

F2M-Cold contains Phenylephrine, Paracetamol, Nimesulide, Caffeine, and Centrizine.

Phenylephrine clears nasal passages between the nose and sinuses. Nimesulide a safe and superior selective cox-2 inhibitor providing fast and timely recovery. Caffeine provides short-term relief from minor sore throat and minor mouth or throat irritation. Counteracts sedative side effects. Centrizine antihistamine selective H1 Receptor antagonist. Non sedating antihistamines.


  • Seasonal and perineal
  • Cold Influenza
  • Nasal congestion
  • Hay fever
  • Allergies
  • Sinusitis

ODINUM-D NF – Cough syrup for dry and unproductive cough. ODINUM D NF by DM Pharma is a dry cough syrup helpful in unproductive cough. It contains Dextromethorphan, Phenylephrine, and CPM.

Dextromethorphan one of the safest cough suppressant in the right dose. Phenylephrine acts as an nasal decongestant. CPM is an Antihistamine that relieves sneezing and running nose.


  • Dry and unproductive cough.
  • Antipyretic action
  • Clear respiratory airways
  • Antiallergic

TICSIL – Cough Syrup for wet and productive cough. Ticsil by DM Pharma contains Bromhexine Hcl, Terbutaline Sulphate, Guaiphenesin, and Menthol.

Bromhexine Hcl improves mucociliary motility and reduces bronchial inflammation. Terbutaline Sulphate prevents bronchospasm in patients with bronchial asthma and reversible bronchospasm associated with bronchitis and emphysema. Guaiphenesin reduces stickiness and increases the output of respiratory secretions. Menthol in Ticsil cough syrup acts as an soothening agent.


  • Bronchial Asthma
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disorders

Some of the common Side effects in cough syrups are:

Common side effects may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, heartburn or loss of appetite.

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