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November 20, 2013

BehindTheMedspeak: One Night Cough Syrup (1888)

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Wrote Gilly Youner, "'One Night Cough Syrup,' some remarkable ingredients, manufactured in Baltimore, 1888."

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As Dennis Leary said of NyQuil: " don't make any plans."

Posted by: Jenny | Nov 22, 2013 8:37:11 PM

That would make one helluva purple drank!

Posted by: tamra | Nov 20, 2013 9:44:54 PM

You'll never need to use it a second night.

Posted by: Marianne | Nov 20, 2013 6:18:16 PM

Wow, with ingredients like those, you'll forget you even have a cough!

Posted by: Lorelei | Nov 20, 2013 5:36:01 PM

If the One Night Cough Syrup didn't cut the mustard, you could get Junior to take a big swig of this & it ought to quiet things down:
http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2012/02/the-pharmaceutical-company-bayer-coined-the-name-heroin-and-marketed-the-drug-as-a-non-addictive-cough-medicine/

Posted by: Flautist | Nov 20, 2013 12:53:06 PM

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