If you're just sick and expectorate no effect, take the drug that contains codeine. This remedy relieves coughing, but use it no more than 3 days in a row. Before use, consult your doctor. If you have side effects, as described in more detail in the annotation, stop taking the drug.
A safer way to get rid of dry cough is steam inhalation. Boil a liter of water and add a teaspoon of baking soda. Breathe on the fumes, and then immediately go to sleep. Pair of soda not only softens the mucosa, but also promote elimination of pathogenic bacteria. Inhalation spend every day 3-4 times. Instead of soda will fit and essential oil, for example, fir or tea tree.
Take expectorant drugs or herbs. Good help decoction of marsh rosemary or thyme. In a glass of water, brew 2 tablespoons of herbs, take 50 ml 3 times a day. These herbs help to win a dry cough just a few days.
Buy peppermint bark. Dissolve in mouth before bedtime – this will soften the mucous. In pharmacies you can meet a special lozenge containing a decoction of herbs and oil. Release them as a brand, so ask the pharmacist. Side effects should not be, as the medicinal components of synthetic origin are not, is only possible allergic reactions.
Dissolve a teaspoon of honey in a glass of warm milk. Add a pinch of baking soda. Slowly drink warm milk and go to bed.
If nocturnal cough, especially dry stops not more than 2 weeks, go to the hospital. The doctor will prescribe you potent medications that will help to overcome the disease. Remember that self-medication can trigger the development of chronic bronchitis, asthma and other serious diseases.