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On May 9, the resident went to the hospital after a nurse's aide found an empty bottle of cough syrup and half a bottle of liquid iron supplements in the resident's nightstand drawer, according to the citation.
In 1937 in the United States, children died screaming in pain after their parents gave them a cough syrup that turned out to contain diethylene glycol, added by the manufacturer to dissolve the syrup’s active ingredients.
Others tasted of cough syrup, rubber, machine oil or worse.
She was sent home that same day, with cough syrup, an inhaler and antianxiety medication.
On March 6, the resident was found with an empty bottle of cough syrup, admitted to drinking half of it and was taken to a local emergency department.
The song’s title is an obvious reference to the recreational abuse of cough syrup popularized in Houston hip-hop, and its glacial pace and resonant melody are steeped in the southern swang of H-Town rap.
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: a usually sweet liquid that contains medicine used to stop coughing
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