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Is codeine syrup used in any over the counter cough syrups?

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19 Feb 2013

Not in the US.

18 Feb 2013

Codiene is a controlled drug therefore cannot be obtained without a prescription, so of course there's no codeine in otc cough syrup.

Anonymous

18 Feb 2013

Hello BillMcNew. Depending on the country of residence, it varies. Some countries do, others do not. Rehards pledge

Anonymous 18 Feb 2013

*typo "regards"

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