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Xzeon
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(06-21-2012, 11:17 AM)
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007PQSEEG/

I think they figured out most people just abuse Nyquil to get drunk/fucked up or to go to sleep, so they made Nyquil with no cold curing medicine in it and gave it the dumbest name ever.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Purple_drank

All the rappers and club goers in the world rejoice!
CountAntonius
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(06-21-2012, 11:19 AM)
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lol Unreal. Most people will still by Nyquil.
Xzeon
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(06-21-2012, 11:20 AM)

Originally Posted by CountAntonius

lol Unreal. Most people will still by Nyquil.

If its cheaper than normal Nyquil I could see this selling well.
default two
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(06-21-2012, 11:21 AM)
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You use prescription cough syrup for purple drank, not this stuff.
CountAntonius
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(06-21-2012, 11:22 AM)
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Originally Posted by Xzeon

If its cheaper than normal Nyquil I could see this selling well.

How much cheaper? Nyquil is good to have around for when you are actually sick and then sometimes you use it when you can't sleep. Couldn't see myself buying this just as a sleep aid as that can be a bad habit.
tearsofash
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(06-21-2012, 11:22 AM)
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Will wait to see the amazon reviews before buying.
Kisaya
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(06-21-2012, 11:24 AM)
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This is great actually. It's a bitch for me to fall asleep so I could see myself picking this up.
CTE
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(06-21-2012, 11:25 AM)
So they just re-marketed Benadryl then?
LyleLanley
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(06-21-2012, 11:25 AM)
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I thought I saw this at walgreens, but I thought I was just going crazy.
CountAntonius
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(06-21-2012, 11:27 AM)
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Originally Posted by kisaya

This is great actually. It's a bitch for me to fall asleep so I could see myself picking this up.

I just use melatonin and ASMR videos.
Previous
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(06-21-2012, 11:28 AM)
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As someone currently up at 5:30 in the morning unable to sleep, worth a try I suppose.
SalsaShark
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(06-21-2012, 11:28 AM)
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this thread title is hilarious
DiscoJer
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(06-21-2012, 11:28 AM)
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Now they need to start making Vicks flavored spreadable er, spread. (Whatever you call things like peanut butter and that nutella stuff)
Kisaya
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(06-21-2012, 11:29 AM)
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Originally Posted by DiscoJer

Now they need to start making Vicks flavored spreadable er, spread. (Whatever you call things like peanut butter and that nutella stuff)

... why? D:
Xzeon
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(06-21-2012, 11:29 AM)

Originally Posted by Friedreich

You use prescription cough syrup for purple drank, not this stuff.

Well.... I guess if you dont have any you could use this.

I thought that purple drink was probably the cause for this product being made... unless there really is a huge percentage of people who drink Nyquil to sleep all the time.

Originally Posted by CountAntonius

How much cheaper? Nyquil is good to have around for when you are actually sick and then sometimes you use it when you can't sleep. Couldn't see myself buying this just as a sleep aid as that can be a bad habit.

I guess you would use it if you really REALLY needed to sleep cuz this shit knocks you out.

And I guess maybe some people dont wanna waste actual cough medicine just to sleep...

I dunno, thats why I thought purple drink was the reason for this even being made lol.

Originally Posted by CTE

So they just re-marketed Benadryl then?

I think you can build up a tolerance to the part of Benadryl that makes you sleepy.

Originally Posted by LyleLanley

I thought I saw this at walgreens, but I thought I was just going crazy.

Whats Walgreens? You mean FlorYellows? I love that store...

Originally Posted by SalsaShark

this thread title is hilarious

yay!

Originally Posted by DiscoJer

Now they need to start making Vicks flavored spreadable er, spread. (Whatever you call things like peanut butter and that nutella stuff)

Id try it... why not.
Last edited by Xzeon; 06-21-2012 at 11:34 AM.
lush
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(06-21-2012, 11:32 AM)
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i'm moving slow cause zzzquil syrup in my lemonade
Last edited by lush; 06-21-2012 at 11:33 AM. Reason: this is some little kid shit.
DiscoJer
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(06-21-2012, 11:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by kisaya

... why? D:

I used to love to eat the stuff (Vicks) as a kid.

Then again, I also liked milkbone dog biscuits...
Kwixotik
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(06-21-2012, 11:33 AM)
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Man, the shit in that is DPH. All that will do as far as "getting you fucked up" is make you have paranoid delusions and dysphoria. The over-the-counter cough syrup people take recreationally contains dextromethorphan, which is kind of a complicated drug, but is usually taken at a dose that feels like a mixture of drunk and high. The cough syrup you're thinking of that's used in purple drink is codeine (an opiate), usually with promethazine (which potentiates codeine but isn't recreational by itself).

Not all cough syrup is made the same.

Edit: and yeah, Zzzquil has the same active ingredient as benadryl
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FeedMeAStrayCat
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(06-21-2012, 11:36 AM)
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There's plenty of other stuff like this out there over the counter. Tylenol Simply Sleep is a good one
Xzeon
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(06-21-2012, 11:38 AM)

Originally Posted by lush

i'm moving slow cause zzzquil syrup in my lemonade

Sounds like a great birthday party.

Originally Posted by DiscoJer

I used to love to eat the stuff (Vicks) as a kid.

Then again, I also liked milkbone dog biscuits...

This guy is awesome.

Originally Posted by Kwixotik

Man, the shit in that is DPH. All that will do as far as "getting you fucked up" is make you have paranoid delusions and dysphoria. The over-the-counter cough syrup people take recreationally contains dextromethorphan, which is kind of a complicated drug, but is usually taken at a dose that feels like a mixture of drunk and high. The cough syrup you're thinking of that's used in purple drink is codeine (an opiate), usually with promethazine (which potentiates codeine but isn't recreational by itself).

Not all cough syrup is made the same.

TIL about cough syrup.

I really need to be more paranoid though... Ill pick up a case of Mtn Dew Voltage to go with the Warming Berry flavor of ZzzQuil.

Gonna get my paranoia on WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
Fudgepuppy
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(06-21-2012, 12:11 PM)
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Wait, I can import NyQuil to Sweden from Amazon?!
Amir0x
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(06-21-2012, 12:14 PM)
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It's just Diphenhydramine. Why would I risk that nasty taste just for Diphenhydramine? Just go pill form in that case. Pfft.
EnderWiggles
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(06-21-2012, 12:19 PM)
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I can't wait for "Sudafed gives up, makes meth"
Xzeon
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(06-21-2012, 12:23 PM)

Originally Posted by Amir0x

It's just Diphenhydramine. Why would I risk that nasty taste just for Diphenhydramine? Just go pill form in that case. Pfft.

No see this has Warming Berry flavor so its all good and not black licorice flavor.

Originally Posted by EnderWiggles

I can't wait for "Sudafed gives up, makes meth"

I want to live in your world Mr. Wiggles.
megashock5
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(06-21-2012, 01:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by CTE

So they just re-marketed Benadryl then?

For real, Benadryl does work in that I stop sneezing, but then I'm a zombie for a few hours.
neojubei
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(06-21-2012, 01:45 PM)
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If it works I'll by it, but i use melatonin right now.
shagg_187
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(06-21-2012, 01:51 PM)
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Surprised NyQuil is giving a fuck about people
abusing it. Revenue is revenue and it's people's problem if they abuse it or not.
Xzeon
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(06-21-2012, 01:59 PM)

Originally Posted by megashock5

For real, Benadryl does work in that I stop sneezing, but then I'm a zombie for a few hours.

I wonder if the sleepy part of the medicine is crucial for the allergen relief part to work. Seems odd.

Originally Posted by shagg_187

Surprised NyQuil is giving a fuck about people
abusing it. Revenue is revenue and it's people's problem if they abuse it or not.

I dont know if thats the REAL reason they made it, just assumptions on my part.

Also high five for NIN fans.
Black_Stride
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(06-22-2012, 01:43 AM)
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Originally Posted by Xzeon

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007PQSEEG/
I think they figured out most people just abuse Nyquil to get drunk/fucked up or to go to sleep, so they made Nyquil with no cold curing medicine in it and gave it the dumbest name ever.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Purple_drank
All the rappers and club goers in the world rejoice!

You know i got so used to using NyQuil as a sleep aid that i actually forget its a cough syrup.
Mind reopened.

I guess if people just want the sleep aid part of NyQuil this saves Vicks some money as they dont have to put the cough mixtures in the bottle.
But im sure people will just keep buy NyQuil cuz they are used to it.
The Technomancer
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(06-22-2012, 01:45 AM)
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I really hope we're just passing through a phase of advertising idiocy in the history of humanity.
sangreal
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(06-22-2012, 01:45 AM)
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Should have called it Sizzzurp
Curtisaur
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(06-22-2012, 01:46 AM)
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Originally Posted by Xzeon

I wonder if the sleepy part of the medicine is crucial for the allergen relief part to work. Seems odd.

I wonder if you know about Wikipedia.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diphenhydramine
Nizz
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(06-22-2012, 01:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by DiscoJer

I used to love to eat the stuff (Vicks) as a kid.

Then again, I also liked milkbone dog biscuits...



I'd be up to try this Zzzquil, I often have a hard time getting to sleep.
sangreal
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(06-22-2012, 01:49 AM)
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oops, didnt follow thread

this medicine doesnt have anything to do with nyquil though, its just a benadryl knockoff
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Ferrio
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(06-22-2012, 01:52 AM)
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This plus melatonin would be fucked up.
Curtisaur
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(06-22-2012, 01:52 AM)
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Originally Posted by sangreal

Diphenhydramine is benadryl (and zzzquil) not nyquil

He was wondering about whether the drowsy-inducing aspect of Benadryl was necessary in relieving allergies.
sangreal
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(06-22-2012, 01:52 AM)
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Originally Posted by Pegasoos

He was wondering about whether the drowsy-inducing aspect of Benadryl was necessary in relieving allergies.

yes i read back through the quotes. see edit
PhoncipleBone
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(06-22-2012, 01:55 AM)
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So no acetametaphin (or however you spell it), so less likely to cause issues with long term use?
nVidiot_Whore
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(06-22-2012, 01:55 AM)
I.. am confused why this is shocking, or why the thread went the way it did.

Is GAF completely unaware of the market for sleep aids that aren't actually cough/cold/allergy medicine?

Somehow it's a big deal that Vicks decided to market a Nyquil without the cold med version?

This has.. literally nothing to do with "purple drank" either.
Curtisaur
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(06-22-2012, 01:56 AM)
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Originally Posted by sangreal

yes i read back through the quotes. see edit

Ah my bad.

This would be a more cost effective sleep aid. Unless you really want the "warming berry" flavor. The fuck kind of berry is warming? Apple cider is warming, hot tea is warming... not berries.
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(06-22-2012, 04:20 AM)
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Originally Posted by EnderWiggles

I can't wait for "Sudafed gives up, makes meth"

"Redbull gives up, makes vodka"
Missing Person
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(06-22-2012, 04:56 AM)
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Originally Posted by CountAntonius

How much cheaper? Nyquil is good to have around for when you are actually sick and then sometimes you use it when you can't sleep. Couldn't see myself buying this just as a sleep aid as that can be a bad habit.

Not for me, mine is usually sinus congestion, and Nyquil just makes it worse if I can't sleep.

I'd buy this stuff, no questions asked.
Tokubetsu
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(06-22-2012, 05:24 AM)
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Nyquil and Benadryl are used more often as sleep-aids in my house. This could be useful.
Aiko Heiwa
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(06-22-2012, 05:30 AM)
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How do you pronounce that?
bengraven
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(06-22-2012, 06:37 AM)
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Originally Posted by Tokubetsu

Nyquil and Benadryl are used more often as sleep-aids in my house. This could be useful.

Same. My wife was taking Tylenol with sleed aid, but now she just buys generic extra strength sleep aid without the Tylenol. This will be right up her alley.

Best part: she hates taking Nyquil because the "drugged" feeling it gives her. No more syzurup for her.
sangreal
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(06-22-2012, 07:09 AM)
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Originally Posted by Tokubetsu

Nyquil and Benadryl are used more often as sleep-aids in my house. This could be useful.

if she already uses benadryl how is this useful? it is the exact same drug rebranded
Inflammable Slinky
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(06-22-2012, 07:18 AM)

Originally Posted by sangreal

Should have called it Sizzzurp

IMMA

GRIP

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SIP
The Lamonster
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(06-22-2012, 07:27 AM)
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Originally Posted by CTE

So they just re-marketed Benadryl then?

yeah this is just Benadryl guys...the story is in the marketing haha
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(06-22-2012, 07:34 AM)
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Angry Grimace
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(06-22-2012, 08:03 AM)
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This "new" product is just liquid diphenydramine, but Benadryl liquid (usually a generic for adults, I don't think Benadryl itself has a liquid formulation labeled for adults) is diphenhydramine in liquid form already. It's often sold generically as liquid or capsule based allergy medication containing diphenhydramine." This is not a new product. It's just repackaging something you could already get.

Bonus: I just asked my pharmacist wife why Benadryl makes you tired:

"Diphenhydramine is lipophilic so it can cross the blood brain barrier, and then when it enters your brain it antoganizes the H1 receptor in your brain which leads to drowsiness. It helps with allergies because histamine is an inflammatory mediator that causes the symptoms of allergies, benadryl acts by antagonazing the H1 histamine receptor in the body." She said a lot of other shit I didn't understand too. Something about how you want it to work in the capillaries, but it crosses the blood-brain barrier too much and causes drowsiness. She says loratadine shouldn't make you drowsy, but fexofenadine is another alternative. She seems to have some kind inexplicable hatred for fexofenadine and doesn't think it works as well.

Don't ask my wife anything pharmacy related unless you want an unintelligible science answer.
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