20 Dec

Work + Stress = Infection
Sore Throat + Cough = Viral Cold

Vicks Nyquil – The cough syrup with alcohol – Man’s ultimate invention.
For you teetotalers who swear by Nyquil, face it, you are addicted to alcohol.

Watching three movies,drinking soup, lying on the couch, sniffling – therapeutic.

Telling your husband that he cannot touch his mac as it would be infected with your virus touch… – Plain Mean



Posted by on December 20, 2009 in General


8 responses to “Weekend

  1. Saumya

    December 21, 2009 at 3:43 pm

    Hee hee hee….feel better before the trip!

  2. sri

    December 21, 2009 at 11:35 pm

    Get well! & Stop being mean πŸ™‚

  3. Manohar

    December 22, 2009 at 12:39 pm

    I wonder why Nyquil contains alcohol. Since the amt is too low to cause drowsiness. Its the Doxylamine Succinate, which is an antihistamine, that causes the drowsiness. I wonder if the alcohol soothes the throat or something: πŸ™‚

    Anyway get well soon and throw the Nyquil down the drain and drink cognac.

    • shoba

      December 22, 2009 at 1:19 pm

      Vicks Nyquil has antihistamine,acetaminophen swirled in corn syrup and 10% alcohol . I don’t know about other brands but Vicks has 10% and that is quite a bit, if you ask me. Take it for 5 nights and the 6th night you won’t be able to sleep peacefully and will wake up with a headache.

      • Manohar

        December 22, 2009 at 7:02 pm

        The typical dosage is a tablespoon and thats about 20ml (and thats a lot of nyquil). 10% of that is 2ml- I really am not sure if that will cause drowsiness even in a baby πŸ™‚

        • Manohar

          December 22, 2009 at 7:08 pm

          Actually a good comparison is wine- since the alcohol content of wine is also about 10-12%. Will a teetotaller get drowsy or hooked by having a tablespoon of wine every night?

          Now we need a willing guniea pig to try this on πŸ™‚

          • shoba

            December 22, 2009 at 7:51 pm

            Lets get Saumya. She claims she drinks alcohol after having a sip of cocktail.. πŸ™‚

            For your question, I think a baby would definitely get drowsy. There have been incidents where kids have been admitted to hospitals by ingesting hand sanitizers.

            And some people are also really sensitive. But, I think the antihistamine with alcohol is very potent.

  4. Nourish-n-cherish

    December 23, 2009 at 11:24 am

    Hey….why me?! Tylenol and over-eating makes me intoxicated, will that help in your experiment?!


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