Drug info - Vicks Formula 44 Cough Relief

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  1. ShadyMilkman

    ShadyMilkman Mercury Member

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    I don't know if anyone has used this or listed this before, but I picked up Vicks Formula 44 Cough Relief at Wal-Mart. It contains 30mg of DXM HBr in each 15ml tablespoon. I could only find the four ounce boxes, but they yield about 235mg of DXM. Not too bad. Here's a photo, one box from the front and the other from the "Drug Facts" panel (sorry for the blurriness):



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  2. ShadyMilkman

    ShadyMilkman Mercury Member

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    Okay, heres a better shot of the side panel, just so its proof.



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  3. RoboCop

    RoboCop Platinum Member & Advisor

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    Have you done it? is the taste better or worse than Robotussin cough? I'd imagine they probally both taste just as bad?
     
  4. Insane Asian

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    take pills dxm in pills is way easier than drinking that crap.... that and you get more than 235 mg of dxm
     
  5. ShadyMilkman

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    I don't really mind the taste at all. Its good if you enjoy taking the syrups. Personally, I prefer to go to Wal-mart and get the equate brand, then run the extraction, make the powder, and swallow it with some mouthwash. Works great for me.
     
  6. Psilocybe S.

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    I've known about Vic's 44 for awhile. I could swear I posted about it..But the problem is that even 44 has other ingredients here. I starting to wonder if it's a thing around here..I used to buy 44, that looked exactly like that, but now arround here the box has changed, and so have the active ingredients.


    Just curious, how much was that bottle?
     
  7. Insane Asian

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    Drixoral Cough Liquid Caps



    by Schering-Plough HealthCare

    Active Ingredients (per softgel):



    * DXM HBr 30mg.





    DexAlone



    by DexAlone

    Active Ingredients (per gelcap):



    * DXM Hydrobromide (30mg)



    Notes: Manufactured by DexGen
     
  8. ShadyMilkman

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    Can't remember the price off the top of my head, definitely over $3 though.
     
  9. Thegreatone

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    just buy dxm powder and put it in pills. it still tatses like shit though
     
  10. _nu_

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    Get the store brands, they're cheaper and A LOT easier to drink than Vicks and Robitussin. Go to a store like Safeway or Longs and pick up the maximum strength store brand cough syrup, they cost like $3-$4. Also cough syrup isn't that hard to get down, just 4 mouthfulls and you're done.
     
  11. markdahman

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    Actually _NU_ Vicks 44 is one of the best tasting cough supressants out there. I personnally cant stand drinking any cough syrup!! Eww. I take about 15 of those dxm pills and put them in a piece of bread and swallow the bread... no soar stomach, no puking, no sick ass syrup taste or texture!
     
  12. _nu_

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    I know what you mean, but i'm saying financially store brands are the better choice(That is, if you actually *BUY* your cough syrup), plus, they're not thick at all and it's like drinking liquid. Also the stomach thing isn't that bad, but that could just be me. In the end it's your choice.
     
  13. markdahman

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    Lol!! Actually its funny ud bring that up seeing as i do not purchase 3/4 of my dxm! And ive actually found theyr is some really REALLY thick stuff out there! It depends on what u buy! My stomach is quite sensitive with dxm in syrup! no matter what i do if im doing syrup im gonan puke! Also i was thinking of next time i buy my gelcaps do u think i should maybe try to take 3 or 4 boxes of gel caps and put them all the pills into one box and then when the cashier runs em thru ill be paying for one box when ill have 3 or 4 boxes worth of pills? Altho that would eb illegal and all this is "just for say"!
     
  14. RoboCop

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    lol thats a very bad way of doing it actually, dont try that.
     
  15. markdahman

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    Lol!! Whys it a bad idea? i dont see how it could fail?<img border="0" src= "smileys/smiley4.gif">
     
  16. hacnslash

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    well you have to break the cough gel bottle packaging! remember the plastic saran wrap and the carboard? how you gonna get the bottle out of that and put it back in?! :D
     
  17. pancho

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    I was jus lookin those products last nite and vicks 44 seemed like tha best one because it only has dxm in it. robotussin had other stuff in it like pseudoephedrine and chlorpheniramine. is it alright to take that stuff? and where I live vicks was 3.50
     
  18. roadkill

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    hey all. does anyone know any corcicon cough and cold tablets (or whatever they are), aka CCC's, equivalents in australia. i do syrup, and i can't stand that crap. does anything taste alrite?
     
  19. RoboCop

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    Where I live I buy generic Tussin coughwith only dxm,it has just as much dxm as robo extra strength cough, and only costs $2.50 a bottle with tax pretty nice price for a light trip.
     
  20. Vojobo

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    Vicks 44 is the worst tasting foulest cough syrup ever. Why drink 4 oz of that to get 235 mg of dex when a 4 oz of extra strength Robo is 358mg for 4 oz. It all costs the same too. Robo is actually cheapper if you buy the knock offs.
     
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