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Drug labels list active ingredients—the drugs that treat your symptoms. Inactive ingredients are substances like flavorings and dyes.

If you know the active ingredient you want, you can get the best price. For example, acetaminophen relieves pain and reduces fever. Tylenol is the best-known brand of acetaminophen, but it may cost more than lesser known brands.

Here are some ingredients for a cough syrup. Which one is an active ingredient?
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