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    i've got the cough syrup...taken regular dose
    and my cough is awful..cant sleep
    if i take more than recommended dose will i feel more drowsy... is it dangerous?
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    (Original post by MIZZ)
    i've got the cough syrup...taken regular dose
    and my cough is awful..cant sleep
    if i take more than recommended dose will i feel more drowsy... is it dangerous?
    what cind of drop?
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    I've done it many times. It sends you off to sleep nicely. i've never had any *bad* side affects. On the other hand, you shouldnt use it too much, the stuff is addictive....

    come to think of it, I wouldnt mind a swig of it right now....
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    dry cough syrup
    apparently containsDiphenhydramine

    i remember the first time i ever took it knocked me out
    last 2 times it hasn't
    i REALLY need some sleep now... otherwise il be up until 6am and not get up until 2-3 in the aternoon....that messes up my sleep pattern
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    Fayzd
    double recommended dosage or what?
    man the first time took benylin... it was like WOW
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    actually i took about half a bottle once. It was like being drunk, no worse.

    Taking another dose isnt going to harm you....
    (but please don't sue me on the off chance that it does!)
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    (Original post by MIZZ)
    Fayzd
    double recommended dosage or what?
    man the first time took benylin... it was like WOW
    can't be shure
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    (Original post by dylan plant)
    can't be shure
    christ don't they teach you how to spell in the US?
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    HALF THE BOTTLE? WOAH
    i never been drunk... should be a good experience... only time i got pissed and it was on benylin
    as i havent taken the other doses for today i might take em all at once now
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    anyway, make sure its the "chesty coughs", which is a nice pink colour the "coughs and congestion" stuff is bright bright turquiose and tastes weird.
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    (Original post by MIZZ)
    HALF THE BOTTLE? WOAH
    i never been drunk... should be a good experience... only time i got pissed and it was on benylin
    as i havent taken the other doses for today i might take em all at once now
    yeah, be careful. i think double dose should be enough to send you off.... don't go too far...
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    i got dry cough
    taste doesnt bother me
    i just want some good deeeeeeeep sleep
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    (Original post by elpaw)
    christ don't they teach you how to spell in the US?
    not really....
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    taken 6 sponns instead of 2
    feel the same
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    (Original post by MIZZ)
    taken 6 sponns instead of 2
    feel the same
    I feel for you.
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    (Original post by MIZZ)
    taken 6 sponns instead of 2
    feel the same
    give it a second to work... lie down in the dark and see whether you accidently fall asleep. Wouldnt recommend taking any more than that, especially if you arent used to it.
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    (Original post by fayzd)
    give it a second to work... lie down in the dark and see whether you accidently fall asleep. Wouldnt recommend taking any more than that, especially if you arent used to it.
    Good advice, then again, have you tried a glass of warm milk? Sounds stupid I know, but then again putting plaster on a broken arm may sound stupid to some people too.
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    (Original post by fayzd)
    give it a second to work... lie down in the dark and see whether you accidently fall asleep. Wouldnt recommend taking any more than that, especially if you arent used to it.
    how do you ynow all this stuff???
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    (Original post by dylan plant)
    how do you ynow all this stuff???
    because i have taken lots of benylin in the past, both to stop me coughing and to go to sleep. and once because i wanted to see what would happen if i took half a bottle.
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    (Original post by fayzd)
    beacuse i have taken lots of benylin in the past, both to stop me coughing and to go to sleep. and once because i wanted to see what would happen if i took half a bottle.
    Oooook. The answer is simple. Half the bottle would disappear. *nods insistently*
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