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Vicks Formula 44: Oral syrup

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DEXTROMETHORPHAN; GUAIFENESIN (dex troe meth OR fan; gwye FEN e sin) is a combination of a cough suppressant and expectorant. It is used for the temporary relief of coughs. This medicine is also used to loosen mucus.


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Easy to Take: 5.0 / 5
Works as Intended: 5.0 / 5
Tolerable: 5.0 / 5

Works amazingly well.
I will randomly start coughing in the middle of the night. Once I start it is spasmodic, and very difficult to control it. This OTC medicine is the only medicine that stops my cough.
Helpful: 13
Unhelpful: 0
Anonymous
October 17, 2014
From: Tampa, FL
Age: 45-54
Gender: Female
Drug Form: Oral syrup
Easy to Take: Strongly Agree
Works as Intended: Strongly Agree
Tolerable: Strongly Agree


Best there is!
Grew up on this can't find it now but it is the only kind that actually works! Vicks Formula 44! Needs to be available !
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Unhelpful: 2
Nacy Lacy
April 16, 2014
From: Aurora, MO
Age: 55-64
Gender: Female
Drug Form: Oral syrup
Easy to Take: Strongly Agree
Works as Intended: Strongly Agree
Tolerable: Strongly Agree