Is Vicks Formula 44 for Dry Coughs Available in the United States?

As of 2015, Vicks Formula 44 for Dry Cough is not a product sold in the United States, according to the official Vicks website. However, Vicks offers many options to United States consumers, including DayQuil, NyQuil, Sinex, QlearQuil and VapoRub. The ingredients vary to treat from mild to severe symptoms.

Vicks Formula 44 for Dry Cough is only sold in New Zealand, notes Vicks Australia. This cough solution contains dextromethorphan hydrobromide, which is a cough suppressant that gives relief for up to eight hours. Side effects may include drowsiness, dizziness and nausea, says WebMD. Cough and cold products have not been proven to be efficient or safe for children 6 years old and younger.