Cocaine Toothache Drops - page 4

Nurses, did you know that in the US, cocaine was sold over the counter until 1914 and was commonly found in products like toothache drops, dandruff remedies and medicinal tonics? 1885 advertisement of cocaine for dental pain... Read More

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    paregoric is a solution of opium, from which narcotics are derived.

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    Quote from sapphire18
    What is paragoric (sp?)?
    Paregoric, or camphorated tincture of opium, also known as tinctura opii camphorata, is a medication known for its antidiarrheal, antitussive, and analgesic properties. It was sold over the counters and our mothers would give it to us anytime we were sick, diarrhea, mumps, cough. It did taste like licorice. As my Mom always said we were always so good even when we were sick...LOL
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    They should bring that back on the market!! Haha
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    They should bring back more of that stuff. I'm sure it'd top cherratussin.

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