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« on: 19/07/2007 01:56:38 »
Greets To Meets Ewe !

Do Cough medicines work at all ?.......do they ?

Cos I think they're crap !!....How are they supposed to do what they are supposed to do ?

Is it via coating the throat or via the digestion of the ingredients ?

*cough splutter*


 

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« Reply #1 on: 19/07/2007 10:23:49 »
MY mom used Vicks formula 44 every night drank it straight from the bottle.. I think it was the alcohol content.. as it would knock her out cold! She had a sleep problem like mine.. So she always took stuff to sleep!

I honestly don't think it helps not me anyway! I just take an antihistimine to dry the nose up and then the cough stops!
 

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« Reply #2 on: 19/07/2007 11:09:31 »
THANK EWE KAREN,

I agree...cough medicines are rubbish !!
 

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« Reply #3 on: 20/07/2007 06:40:52 »
the only kind that works for me is the kind from the doctor.it's... orange. i can't remember what it's called but it's orange and tastes orange and it's really thick
 

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« Reply #4 on: 20/07/2007 06:41:42 »
and i'm not allowed to drive or operate heavy machinery while taking it
 

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« Reply #5 on: 20/07/2007 12:45:04 »
Can you still buy Collis-Brown?
 

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« Reply #6 on: 20/07/2007 13:11:50 »
Can you still buy Collis-Brown?

According to this ewe can  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chlorodyne   thought not composed of it's original ingredients !
 

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« Reply #7 on: 20/07/2007 14:07:09 »
Wow that stuff sounds pretty potent morphine and peppermint oil.. There must be a much looser guideline on drugs there I would have to have a triplicate to buy a medication like that I would think here, just because of the morphine unless it is in such a small dosage that it would negate the need for a triplicate!
 

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