Healthdirect Free Australian health advice you can count on.

Medical problem? Call 1800 022 222. If you need urgent medical help, call triple zero immediately

healthdirect Australia is a free service where you can talk to a nurse or doctor who can help you know what to do.

beginning of content

Brand name: Little Coughs TM

Active ingredients: dry ivy leaf

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Do I need a prescription?

We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for this medicine. You can ask your pharmacist.This medicine is Not Scheduled.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

Back to top back to top

Need more information?

These trusted information partners have more on this topic.

Top results

Whooping cough | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is whooping cough? Whooping cough is an infection caused by a bacterium called Bordetella pertussis

Read more on Sydney Children's Hospitals Network website

Cough: dry cough - MyDr.com.au

A dry cough is a cough where no phlegm or mucus is produced. Dry coughs may be caused by viral illnesses such as colds and flu, allergies or throat irritants.

Read more on myDr website

Chesty coughs - MyDr.com.au

When you have a chesty cough (wet, productive or phlegmy) your chest feels heavy and you may cough up mucus or phlegm. Find out what products are available for a chesty cough.

Read more on myDr website

New guidelines for whooping cough vaccinations

Pregnant women can now get their free whooping cough vaccination earlier thanks to new guidelines in the National Immunisation Program.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Colds and flu in babies and children

Here is information on the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatments of coughs, colds and flu in children and babies and when to seek medical advice.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Kids' First Aid for Asthma Chart - National Asthma Council Australia

Quick action may help prevent an asthma attack from becoming an asthma emergency. ASTHMA ATTACK is when You have increasing wheezing, cough, chest tightness o

Read more on National Asthma Council Australia website

Asthma in children

Find out more about the signs and symptoms of asthma, aids and tips to help you care for your child and what to do if your child has an asthma attack.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Bronchoscopy

Bronchoscopy is an examination of your windpipe and air passages by means of a flexible telescope.

Read more on Lung Foundation Australia website

Anxiety disorders in children and adolescents

A little bit of anxiety is normal. Parents can help anxious children and teens by talking to them about concerns. Professional help is rarely needed.

Read more on Parenthub website

Bladder and bowel problems during pregnancy

During pregnancy, many women experience some rather unpleasant conditions. Maintaining a healthy diet and doing regular exercise can help make life a little easier.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Healthdirect 24hr 7 days a week hotline

24 hour health advice you can count on

1800 022 222

Government Accredited with over 140 information partners

We are a government-funded service, providing quality, approved health information and advice

Australian Government, health department logo ACT Government logo New South Wales government, health department logo Northen Territory Government logo Government of South Australia, health department logo Tasmanian government logo Victorian government logo Government of Western Australia, health department logo