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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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This was similar to the results obtained by Kanazi et al, [1] who found that 3 pg DXM added to 12 mg spinal Bupivacaine produced the significant short onset of sensory and motor block and also significant longer duration short onset of sensory and motor block and also significantly longer duration of sensory and motor block than Bupivacaine.
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A short-list was examined and photographed using a Nikon SMZ 1500 stereomicroscope and a Nikon Eclipse 80i microscope fitted with bright field (Bf) and differential interference contrast (DIC), both coupled to a Nikon DXM 1200F digital camera.
Department of Justice, is the illicit use of DXM for "Robo-tripping" or "skitting" by teenagers - using products such as Robitussin and Coricidin to get high.
Cough syrup contains dextromethorphan or DXM which can be safely taken in 15 -- 30 mg doses to suppress a cough but when taken in large quantities for the purpose of a " buzz" can be dangerous," says Dr Arpit Jain, consultant internal medicine, Artemis Health Institute.
Photographs where taken using a Digital Camera (Nikon DXM 1200) attached to a stereomicroscope (Nikon SMZ 1500), the focal planes composed with Helicon Focus 3.
Performing in X-ray systems used for XRD, XRF, and industrial and analytical applications, Spellman High Voltage Electronics' DXM 1200W Series X-ray generators offer output voltages from 20 kV to 70 kV at a maximum power of 1,200 W.
Photomicrographs were taken with 400x magnification using a Nikon Eclipse E800 microscope equipped with Nikon DXM 1200F digital camera (n=10 pictures per slide, 85734.
White received so many reports of paranormal experiences with DXM, a dissociative drug commonly found in cough remedies, that a summary of the reports was published, and it is independently supported in part by a psychiatric admission report published elsewhere (Price & Lebel, 2000).