Dextromethorphan

What is Dextromethorphan?

Dextromethorphan is the active ingredient in many non-prescription as well as prescription cough medicines. Dextromethorphan is sometimes abused as a recreational drug, at much higher doses. It is a dissociative hallucinogen, which is to say it causes one to feel separated from one's body, and to experience hallucinations. There are quite a few very serious side effects when abused.

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I took one dose of NyQuil which contains dextromethorphan. 15 mg Still coughing. Could I take Mucinex which has 60 mg...

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Yes, you can take Mucinex. There is no interaction between them.

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i just starting taking eliquis last week after getting out oh the hospital for heart flutter and a blotaion procedure. i now have the flu that i...

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no interaction

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there is no interaction between the drugs you've mentioned. If you don't use other drugs then...

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Is Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide safe for those with g6pd ?

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it's not consider an unsafe drug

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dextromethorphan is not considered a potential trigger of hemolysis in...

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