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Doctor insights on: Moonshine Cough Syrup

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more


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Can there be a way to somehow block out the taste of cough syrup?

Can there be a way to somehow block out the taste of cough syrup?

Blockyour nose: If you pinch your nose shut during the actual ingestion of the cough syrup it may help dull the taste. Otherwise, chase it with something like chocolate milk, grape juice or solid tasty things like skittles of m&m's. ...Read more

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Whats a good natural cough syrup ingredient?

Whats a good natural cough syrup ingredient?

Natural cough syrup: Honey and herb tea. Do not give babies under one year of age honey. After one year of age honey is a natural ingredient. ...Read more

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What to do if i took too much cough syrup. Help please.?

What to do if i took too much cough syrup. Help please.?

Call poison control: hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Tell them exactly which cough syrup you took and the exact amount. They will guide you from there. ...Read more

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What to do if i had cough syrup and 1000 mg aceminophen.?

What to do if i had cough syrup and 1000 mg aceminophen.?

Depends : Should be ok, depends what was in the cough syrup. Your pharmacist can be great help in these situations ...Read more

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Is it still safe to take expired cough syrup?

Is it still safe to take expired cough syrup?

Sometimes: Expiration dates are typically meant to be used as a guideline for how long the ingredients are considered "shelf-stable." you can often safely use things that have expired for about 6 months past their date but if you are unsure you should ask your physician or your pharmacist. ...Read more

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What to do if I took too much cough syrup. help please. by accident?

What to do if I took too much cough syrup. help please. by accident?

Read ingredients.: Read the ingredients; note the amount taken, then phone your local poison control #; they will advise you; or go immediately to your local emergency dept. for their assessment. Time is of the utmost importance since presumably you are absorbing more each minute. ...Read more

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Can this cough syrup get me high?

Can this cough syrup get me high?

Maybe: Some cough syrups contain Codeine which is a type of narcotic. These are by prescription only and should be used only under the direction of your physician for short periods of time due to the risk of dependenc. The over the counter cough syrups will not result in mood changes--up or down. ...Read more

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What to do if i had too much cough syrup i think, help!?

What to do if i had too much cough syrup i think, help!?

Cough syrup: Hard to advise you from your description. Best to call your doctor or go to the ER if its a large amount. ...Read more