Can I take Covonia chesty cough while pregnant?

What cough mixture is safe during pregnancy?

Expectorants like Mucinex, cough suppressants like Robitussin, vapor rubs like Vicks VapoRub, and cough drops are all considered safe during pregnancy.

Does Covonia cough medicine contain paracetamol?

Covonia’s range of cough products do not contain paracetamol. Covonia Cold & Flu Formula does contain paracetamol. Always read the label to check a product’s active ingredients. Alternatively, visit our products page.

How does Covonia cough medicine work?

It contains three active ingredients, levomenthol, liquorice liquid extract and squill tincture. Levomenthol has mild cooling and decongestant properties that help soothe a cough and ease congestion in the nasal passages and lungs. Squill is a plant extract that has a mild expectorant effect.

How do you take a Covonia chesty cough?

Covonia Mentholated cough mixture works by helping to loosen phlegm and relieve congestion associated with chesty coughs and bronchitis. Dosage: Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years: Take 1 or 2 x 5ml spoonfuls every 4 hours if required. Children 5-12 years:Take 1 x 5ml spoonful every 4 hours if required.

What helps a severe cough while pregnant?


  • menthol rub on your chest, temples, and under the nose.
  • nasal strips, which are sticky pads that open congested airways.
  • cough drops or lozenges.
  • acetaminophen (Tylenol) for aches, pains, and fevers.
  • cough suppressant at night.
  • expectorant during the day.
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How do I get rid of a cough while pregnant?

To relieve coughing during pregnancy is recommended to avoid cold, heavily polluted, or dusty places. Alongside, pregnant women should also drink about 2 liters of water a day, as well as warm teas, with honey and lemon, which can help relieve the cough naturally.

What’s the best chesty cough medicine?

If you have a chesty cough, a preparation containing an expectorant such as guaifenesin or ipecacuanha is the most suitable to try.

Is Covonia good for bronchitis?

Covonia Original Bronchial Balsam is for relief of the symptoms of dry coughs from cold and bronchitis.

Which medicine is best for dry cough?

What is the best medicine for dry cough?

Best medicine for dry cough
Robitussin Maximum Strength (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan-guaifenesin, phenylephrine) Pain reliever/fever reducer, antitussive, expectorant, decongestant Oral
Mucinex (guaifenesin) Expectorant Oral
Sudafed (pseudoephedrine) Nasal decongestant Oral

When is a cough considered chronic?

A chronic cough is a cough that lasts eight weeks or longer in adults, or four weeks in children. A chronic cough is more than just an annoyance. A chronic cough can interrupt your sleep and leave you feeling exhausted. Severe cases of chronic cough can cause vomiting, lightheadedness and even rib fractures.

How long does it take for cough medicine to kick in?

How long do the effects take to kick in? The effects start to kick in around 30 to 60 minutes after taking DXM and reach their peak at 2 to 4 hours.