When to take cough syrup?
What was once a no-brainer (when you have a cough) has become a health … dilemma.
Why is it so hard to accept the best remedy? is a wonderful article about the state of addiction to over-the-counter solutions and of the efficacy of these drugs; it can be summed up with this sage advise:
A delayed prescription, to be filled at the pharmacy if things get worse, is often the path chosen these days, and the data reflect this: Only 38 per cent cash it in.