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Types of Coughs

Coughing starts when part of your breathing passage becomes inflamed or irritated by matter such as dust, smoke or mucus. A cough is simply a reflex that tries to remove the irritant and clear the airway.

When to Contact Your GP:

If your cough lasts longer than three weeks after a viral infection or if it's starting to get worse instead of better, you should contact your  GP. You should also contact your GP when:

  • Experience breathing difficulties 
  • Experience chest pain
  • Cough up blood
  • Have other symptoms that worry you (weight loss, swelling in the neck)

BENYLIN® is not indicated in chronic coughs.

BENYLIN® Product Range

Ask your pharmacist about the BENYLIN® solution for you and your family.

Causes of Cough

Some of the most common causes of cough include medication, asthma, viruses and smoking.

Cause of Colds, Flu and Catarrh

Learn the differences and signs and symptoms of colds, flu and catarrh.