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Cheratussin AC is supposed to be otc but I have trouble

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Cheratussin AC is supposed to be otc but I have trouble finding it what major pharmacies carry it?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 7 years ago.
Where do you live?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I live in Virginia but am close to Tennessee and west va so i can go to all 3 states
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 7 years ago.
AC refers to cough syrup with codeine which is a controlled substance and only available in the US by prescription. Years ago it was OTC. Codeine is a strong cough suppressant, but OTC syrups are usually as effective as anything by prescription.