Systematic review of RCTs of over the counter cough medicines
Can you say “dogma?” There are many things we do everyday when we get sick that, if we take a step back and truly look at, have no evidence supporting the procedure. Look at fever-lowering–never been any studies done to show it’s effective (and several to show it prolongs infection). This one should be plastered on the news, but I haven’t heard it anywhere yet.
bmj.com Abstracts: Schroeder and Fahey 324 (7333): 329