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DXM Addiction, Effects, and Rehab Treatment
Jul 30, 2018

When misused in high doses, DXM can cause euphoria and auditory and visual hallucinations.2 This page discusses  DXM, how it affects the brain and body, the warning signs of misuse, and treatment options for DXM addiction. What is DXM? In 2018, 13.4 million products containing DXM were sold in the United States.2 When taken as […]

Dextromethorphan/DXM Overdose: Dangers of Abusing Cough Medicine
Oct 10, 2017

When codeine, a mild opioid narcotic, was moved to Schedule III and required a prescription for purchase, drugs containing dextromethorphan were popularized since the active ingredient was believed to be safer. Unfortunately, dextromethorphan has been shown to be habit-forming and intoxicating. It is now a drug of abuse that can even cause a life-threatening overdose […]

What Are The Side Effects of Mixing DXM & Alcohol?
Apr 19, 2017

What is DXM? DXM (dextromethorphan) is a common antitussive medication that is a component of many cough and cold medicines such as Vicks Formula 44, Nyquil, Robitussin, and over 100 other formulations.1 DXM has been available since the 1950s, though it was once removed from the market due to its potential for abuse. The drug […]

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