Dextromethorphan (DXM) is a dissociative anaesthetic used in many cough syrups and several other over the counter cough preparations because it also has antitussive actions. At doses higher than ordinarily used for cough suppression, it is a very powerful psychedelic drug. DXM is a morphine derivative that acts as a psychedelic by a psychopharmacological mechanism similar to ketamine and PCP. DXM Dissociatives Drugs Recreation.
DXM is also used recreationally. When exceeding label-specified maximum dosages, dextromethorphan acts as a dissociative anesthetic. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Dextromethorphan is a drug of the morphinan class with sedative, dissociative, and stimulant properties. It is a cough suppressant in many over-the-counter cold and cough medicines including generic labels and store brands, Benylin DM, Mucinex DM, Camydex-20 tablets, Robitussin, NyQuil, Dimetapp, Vicks, Coricidin, Delsym, TheraFlu, Cheracol D, and others. Dextromethorphan has also found numerous other uses in medicine, ranging from pain relief over psychological applications to the treatment of addiction. It is sold in syrup, tablet, spray, and lozenge forms.
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