The different kinds of coughs
Acute, chronic, dry,
cough do you have?
Coughing from time to time is healthy and normal. Sometimes you have an irritant or a secretion in your lungs, and coughing helps prevent infection from setting in. Other kinds of coughs-the ones that have you struggling to get through the day or keep you up at night-are classified by their duration and specific features. What are they?
Sudden onset and lasts up to 3 weeks
Lasts 3 to 8 weeks
Lasts for more than 8 weeks in adults or more than 4 weeks in
Prospan® by Helixia® is indicated to help relieve acute coughs.
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Beyond 7 days in kids under the age of 1
Beyond 14 days in kids aged 1 to 5
Beyond 4 weeks in anyone over the age of 6
Dry coughDoesn’t produce phlegm
Nocturnal cough Happens only at night
Productive/wet cough Produces phlegm
Hemoptysis Produces blood
Prospan® by Helixia® does not cause drowsiness,
so you can take it day or night!
Prospan® by Helixia® acts as an expectorant to help induce productive coughs that eliminate phlegm and mucus from your airways.
The content provided here is for information purposes only and does not constitute medical advice.
Consult a healthcare professional if symptoms persist or worsen.