Poor Man's Ecstasy

A regional term for dextromethorphan
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Ephedrine is called the 'poor man's Ecstasy', and is used both in cough medicines and to get high.
Cough Medicine: Most users drink cough syrup to get high or "robotrip" from the main active ingredient dextromethorphan, which is sometimes called Dexies, Drex, Syrup, Robo, Rojo, Triple C, Drank, Sizzurp, Purple Drank, Poor Man's Ecstasy, Orange Crush, Tussin, Velvet and Red Devils.
Malaysian customs officials are attempting to stop a sudden flood of yaba into the country's northern states, while in Singapore yaba has become known as the 'poor man's Ecstasy'.They are making an example of smugglers.