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dextromethorphan

 [dek″stro-meth´or-fan]
a synthetic morphine derivative used as an antitussive in the form of the hydrobromide salt.

dextromethorphan

/dex·tro·meth·or·phan/ (-meth-or´fan) a synthetic morphine derivative used as an antitussive; used in the form of the base or as the hydrobromide salt or sulfonated styrene-divinylbenzene (polistirex) copolymer.

dextromethorphan

(dĕk′strō-mə-thôr′făn)
n.
An antitussive drug, C18H25NO, that is used in its hydrobromide form and is less addictive than codeine.

dextromethorphan

DXM, poor man's Ecstasy Substance abuse A opiate in some cough syrups which, in megadoses required to get the desired mind-altering effect, has many of the effects of Ecstasy–eg euphoria, hallucinations Route Oral Pharmacologic effects ↓ Cough-center response; mimics codeine's effects without analgesia Uses Suppresses nonproductive cough Toxicity Respiratory depression, coma, death. See Ecstasy, Roboing.

dextromethorphan

An opioid drug, with little useful pain-killing action, used to control persistent and unproductive cough. The drug is on the WHO official list.

dextromethorphan

a synthetic morphine derivative used as an antitussive in the form of the hydrobromide salt.
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For proven cough relief, pharmacists and physicians recommend Dextromethorphan HBr most often for safe and effective treatment without a prescription.