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    Condition: Cough
    8/31/2015 10:44:15 AM

    Reviewer: MedReviewer, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Itchy lungs and coughing were why I sought treatment. I managed to get to sleep and the itchiness is greatly reduced, but after only one dose, I woke with a sore throat and a lot of phlegm (which is now causing me to cough). Pamphlet states to call Doctor if a sore throat is encountered.

    Condition: Cough
    6/11/2014 10:10:09 AM

    Reviewer: orepollet, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    i had nasal congestion and a cough felt like i had came down with a bad cold or flu. truns out i had allergies in about 24hrs. i start noting a relief i didn't even have to finish the medication 2-3 daysi was fine.

    Condition: Cough
    2/24/2014 11:22:45 PM

    Reviewer: liluger2, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I had a horrible cough and this was prescribed as a last resort and it finally stopped.

    Condition: Cough
    2/23/2014 7:58:12 PM

    Reviewer: jbruin, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I've had a number of doctors prescribe this for me and it has never stopped my coughing (except for about 15 minutes). It drugs me so much that I can't function, so I can't take it during the daytime...It isn't even good as far as knocking me out, because I still wake up coughing very hard, every 30 minutes or so. The doctor just prescribed it for me 2 days ago and am now waiting ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Cough
    1/5/2014 8:21:49 PM

    Reviewer: 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    dry mouth

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