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Vintage Vicks Formula 44 Cough Mixture Syrup Expectorant Medicine Bottle .5 oz


First sign of cold out came the Vick, still a great remedy for colds, the secret is to rub it on your feet before bed and then put your socks on.


A 1986 television commercial punch line for makers of Vicks Formula 44 cough syrup proved very successful in marketing their product. The line, "I'm not a doctor but I play one on TV" was delivered by actor Peter Bergman who played a doctor on daytime television. Seeking accurate medical advice,