6 votes Researchers offer caution on cough syrup and COVID-19 Posted May 3, 2020 by skybrian Tags: coronaviruses.covid19, medicine, cough syrup, researchers, studies, author.kevin stark, short read https://www.kqed.org/science/1963298/common-ingredient-in-common-cough-medicine-might-promote-coronavirus-study-finds Link information This data is scraped automatically and may be incorrect. Published Apr 30 2020 Word count 388 words 1 comment Collapse replies Expand all Comments sorted by most votes newest first order posted relevance OK Algernon_Asimov May 4, 2020 Link I once had a doctor tell me that cough syrup doesn't actually work. I did some research and found that the evidence isn't conclusive.... I once had a doctor tell me that cough syrup doesn't actually work. I did some research and found that the evidence isn't conclusive. https://www.health.com/condition/cold-flu-sinus/does-cough-syrup-work https://www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/features/cough-medicine-should-you-shouldnt-you#1 So, save some money and reduce the impact of the coronavirus: don't buy cough syrup.