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DXM
COMMON & BRAND NAMES
Robo; DM
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Dissociative; Psychedelic; Cough Suppressant
CHEMICAL NAME
dextromethorphan hydrobromide
DESCRIPTION
DXM is a widely available over-the-counter cough suppressant. When taken far above its standard medical dosage, it is a strong dissociative used primarily by teens.
CAUTION
Many DXM-containing products (such as Coricidin Cough and Cold) also contain other active ingredients which can be dangerous or fatal in high doses. Please read about DXM-only products.
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