dextromethorphan (redirected from Off-label use of dextromethorphan)
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a synthetic morphine
derivative used as an antitussive in the form of the hydrobromide salt.
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.