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Some of the drugs were discovered a century ago or earlier, including benzocaine (a local anesthetic sometimes put in cough drops) and quinidine (a treatment for heart rhythm disorders).
Consumers who not long ago would have taken a cough drop or gargled with saltwater to soothe a sore throat now pop into their nearby retail clinic for a strep test.
Then there are the Band-Aids, hand lotion, her passport, eye drops, cough drops, nail files, hand sanitizer, Fitbit batteries, a spare key to her car and Stevia packets.
The singer later cleared up the gum vs. cough drop debate online with a simple tweet.
Theft, Chagrin Boulevard: At 1 p.m. Jan. 25, it was reported that a man stole $150 worth of cough drops from the BP gas station convenience store, 25705 Chagrin Blvd.
From cough drop to purple sweet potato, Nestle has experimented with some wacky KitKat flavors.
Oh sure, the world now has pumpkin spice-flavored M&MS and pumpkin-spice cough drops.
The Pumpkin Spice cough drops are available for a limited time in most stores nationwide and retail for $1.70.
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COUGH DROP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cough drop for English Language Learners
: a small piece of candy that contains medicine to prevent coughing
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