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linctus

(ˈlɪŋktəs)
n, pl -tuses
(Pharmacology) a syrupy medicinal formulation taken to relieve coughs and sore throats
[C17 (in the sense: medicine to be licked with the tongue): from Latin, past participle of lingere to lick]
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linctus

[ˈlɪŋktəs] N (linctuses (pl)) → jarabe m para la tos
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linctus

[ˈlɪŋktəs] n (Med) → sciroppo per la tosse
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Jurors heard drink and drugs were taken by partygoers, along with a codeine linctus meant to suppress coughs, known as 'Lean', drunk with fruit juice or brandy.
District nurses misled us about the limp linctus as do today's better-informed doctors and chemists.
Codeine linctus is also sold over-the-counter (OTC) and contains up to 10 mg of codeine phosphate per 5 mL.
A dry cough can be treated with a demulcent such as Covonia Dry & Tickly Cough Linctus, which can help by coating the throat.
Medicines and medication Check you have the following items available at home so that you can use self care if you feel unwell | paracetamol | cold and flu medication | cough linctus | children's liquid paracetamol | plasters | sore throat lozenges These will help with minor ailments such as coughs and colds plus hangovers.
It's the chief topic of conversation among friends and colleagues as duvet days become duvet weeks and we all swap top tips on the best decongestants and cough linctus to get us through the day.
Which is why I'm hoping the linctus I've just had prescribed by the doctor will do the job better.
Kareem, who is a university graduate, claims to have given a bottle of Actifed Compound Linctus to the Emirati -- a frequent patient at the private hospital where the former worked -- without prescription after the latter allegedly threatened him.
CARE SIMPLE LINCTUS PAEDIATRIC WORKS instantly by forming a comforting film over a child's sore throat.
There's PS1.23 off Covonia Dry & Tickly Cough Linctus (150ml), now PS2.45, and Beechams Ultra All-in-One Capsules (16) are down from PS5.10 to PS3.40.
ONCE a common sight at Easter around Britain, paceeggers can still be seen in the small Costwold village of Linctus Peverell every Easter Sunday.
Comparative evaluation of the antitussive activity of butamirate citrate linctus versus clobutinol syrup.