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motorbob posted:
my wife has a terrible persistent cough on the backside of a cold. She also takes blood pressure medication. Is there a cough suppressant that is safe?
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billh99 responded:
The pharmacist is the person to ask about this.
 
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Anon_320 responded:
Some blood pressure medications actually cause a cough; sometimes, a terrible cough. It would be worth checking the side effects of whatever medication she's taking.


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