Cough medicine abuse is taking extremely large doses of over-the-counter or prescription cough medicine to try to get high – doses that exceed safe and effective levels. With over-the-counter medicines, the “high” comes from ingesting an excessive amount of medicine containing dextromethorphan (often abbreviated as DXM). The “high” in prescription medicines comes from the ingredient codeine. Both are common active ingredients. Abusing either of these can be dangerous.
This is a term for the harshest level of abuse effects. Those who claim to have experienced plateau sigma describe strong feelings of dissociation with the self …
Drinking alcohol while taking DXM can be an unpredictable combination. Abusers describe…
It varies for everyone. When people abuse DXM, they take a lot of it — many times the recommended dosage.
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