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DXM (Dextromethorphan)
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The "Bits & Pieces" section is intended for random snippets of information which don't fit
easily elsewhere and/or which have been newly added, but not yet carefully categorized.


  • DXM Pharmacology
    DXM may act as a Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor. (unpublished research)
    DXM is metabolized by the liver enzyme CYP2D6.
    DXM is an NMDA antagonist.

  • Optical Isomers of DXM
    Both the optical isomer of DXM (levomethorphan) and the racemic mixture of levomethorphan and dextromethorphan (racemethorphan) are Schedule II in the United States.