At Covonia, our range of no-nonsense products can treat most types of cough. We don’t believe in a one-size-fits-all approach to coughs, as we understand that different coughs require different ingredients to soothe and provide relief. Whether it’s a dry, chesty or tickly cough, we have medicine to help you fight back and grab life by the horns.

Our products have been specially formulated with big, bold flavours that you can feel working to relieve cough and cold symptoms. There’s a reason we’re the UK’s second-largest cough brand*.

Feel the Power of Covonia.


With over 50 years of experience, we know a thing or two about coughs and colds. We came from humble beginnings and grew to become one of the nation’s favourite cough brands. Here’s how it all started:


Covonia Bronchial Balsam was initially formulated and produced by Huddersfield chemist, S.T. Shaw. As sales increased, Mr Shaw contracted Thornton & Ross to produce Covonia 


Covonia, now owned by Thornton & Ross, is first licensed under the Medicines Act to start sellingcough and cold remedies. The nation starts to Feel the Power of Covonia 

1970s – 1990s

Covonia’s popularity rises, particularly among consumers looking for a no-nonsense remedy for coughs and colds 


Covonia launches its first new product for almost 50 years, Covonia Expectorant. In 1998, it launches its Night-Time Formula too 


The iconic Covonia bull, ‘Stan’, is introduced and makes his debut on UK TV screens

2001 - 2010

Covonia continues to go from strength to strength, with new launches to build an extensive portfolio of 9 specially-formulated products including Covonia Dry & Tickly Cough

2012 – 2015

The Covonia range expands with sugar free products welcomed into the Covonia family providing relief from coughs but with no sugar

2019 onwards

Covonia continues to relieve the nation’s cough, cold and sore throat symptoms with a range of 13 products you can feel working


The Covonia range includes a variety of different cough medicines and syrups, available from 150ml to 300ml. Each has been specially formulated to tackle coughs head-on, reduce symptoms, and get you feeling fighting fit.

We’re proud of how far we’ve come, but we’re never complacent and continually strive to improve our products to make them the best they can be. That’s why, we’ve developed sugar-free, nut-free, gluten-free, alcohol-free, vegetarian and vegan-friendly products for our customers. Check out our full selection of products for more information.

Got a cough or cold? It’s time to bull up and Feel the Power with Covonia.

If you are struggling with a pesky cold or a persistent cough, take a look at our Articles & Advice section for expert tips on how to ease symptoms between doses.


Get ready to Feel the Power of Covonia. Find out where to buy our cough medicines and remedies, here.