There are many medicinal options on the market to combat coughs and colds, including cough drops and syrups. If you do not like the taste of cough syrup and prefer not to use a lozenge, there are other options available, including cough and cold packets. These packets similar remedies that are found in cough syrups and lozenges but in powder form that is mixed into hot water, similar to drinking tea. These packets, available for low prices at The Online Drugstore, are also meant for use as temporary relief for coughing and discomfort from colds. These products should not be used long-term and these packets are not meant for children under the age of 12. As with all medications, you should review the directions for taking this medicine that are provided by the manufacturer and consult with you doctor if you have any questions.