Home > Medical > Cough > Treating coughs Treating coughs All sections in Cough » About Cough » Associated Diseases » Check your Symptoms » Cough Medication » Cough Q&A » General Information » Interesting Cough Facts » More on Cough » Multimedia » Cough News » Treating Coughs A parent's guide to coughs No mom enjoys hearing her child cough. Here is a guide to deciphering and treating the most common types of cough symptoms in young children. Cough mixtures for toddlers and small children Although there is a lot of caution (and rightly so) around the use and abuse of cough preparations, there are a limited number of safe options. Ingredients in cough mixtures The ingredients in cough mixtures determine how and why various medications provide symptomatic relief. Follow Health24 on Twitter » Listen Paediatrician » Join Parenting » Ask CyberDoc » Places germs love to hide Home remedies for sore throats Side effects of cough medicines It is important to know the side-effects of popular cough medications. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.