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  1. Xuan says:

    However, cough medicines that contain guaifenesin may contain other ingredients that do interact with foods or See also Cough supressants; Decongestants. "What's the difference between an expectorant and a cough suppressant?

  2. Luz says:

    Why do cough syrup formulations have both a suppressant and an each other because a suppressant expectorant? It seems like they contradict prevents coughing while an expectora

  3. Maida says:

    Expectorants loosen mucous and allow you to cough it up. Decongestants reduce swelling in nasal and respiratory membranes. More:http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20060714132717AAHNsum

  4. Kiana says:

    Take this medication by mouth with or without food, as directed by your doctor, usually every 4 hours. If you are self-treating, follow all directions on the product package. If you are uncertain about any of the information, ask your docto… More:http://www.webmd.com/drugs/drug-54347-Expectorant+Cough+Syrup+Oral.aspx?drugid=54347&drugname=Expectorant+Cough+Syrup+Oral

  5. Julieta says:

    In a simple explanation the reason is this…… Even though they are contridictary to the deffinition of their words they are actually very much the same…. the reason is the 2 drugs work against 2 opposite symtoms and basicly the possiti… More:http://www.answerbag.com/q_view/1105140

  6. Jacalyn says:

    Dec 22, 2008 What’s the difference between an expectorant and a cough suppressant? they were combined in cough medicine with a decongestant — and

  7. Maribel says:

    If you feel overwhelmed as you stand in front of the huge variety of cough and cold medications An expectorant is a form of cough medicine that thins the mucus found in your airway. Difference Between Antitussive Mucolytic & Expectorant Detail:http://www.ehow.com/about_5403065_expectorant-vs-decongestant.html

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