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Doctor insights on: Dextromethorphan Warnings And Recalls

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What does takeing dextromethorphan hbr to get high do to you, how does it affect your health, short term and long term? Is occasional use ok?

What does takeing dextromethorphan hbr to get high do to you, how does it affect your health, short term and long term? Is occasional use ok?

Cough sirop high: Good doctors never prescribe cough sirop, to kids or adults. Treat the cause of the cough, not the cough symptom. And the sirop has no use whether occasional or not. The sirop has a med in it that makes people drowsy. To abuse it to get high hurt you from the cause in your personality that makes you look for such a chemical. Treat your mental problem vigorously to have a better future. ...Read more

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Dr. Joseph Holtman
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Dextromethorphan (Definition)

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I OD'd on 700 mg of Dextromethorphan HBr a month ago and since then I've been constantly spaced out and anxious. What could be causing this?

I OD'd on 700 mg of Dextromethorphan HBr a month ago and since then I've been constantly spaced out and anxious. What could be causing this?

Many things: Dextromethorphan itself can cause a sense of anxiety. As dextromethorphan overdose is associated with seizures, it is also possible that you are experiencing a sense of being spaced out for this reason, or for some others. I would suggest you consult your doctor for a real work up to find out what, if any, damage the overdose may have caused. ...Read more

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What is the effect of dextromethorphan on the thyroid?

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What is the effect of dextromethorphan on the thyroid?

Dextro & Thyroid: Even though Dextro has Bromide, its effect on raising the thyroid function is minimal, unless toxicity. ...Read more

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Is there any cough medicines without dextromethorphan ?

Is there any cough medicines without dextromethorphan
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Delsym: Is a 12 hour otc cough suppressant only. If you only have a cough, this one is a good choice. It even comes in grape or orange flavors for the discriminating palate. Don't forget to treat the cause of the cough, which is frequently post nasal drip. Use a humidifier when heat is on in house. Breathe in steamy showers through nose. Use saline nasal spray frequently to keep membranes moist! ...Read more

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What are the tests for dextromethorphan overdose?

What are the tests for dextromethorphan overdose?

Blood test: Dextromethorphan can be measured in the blood, but one would need a suspicion of an overdose in order to obtain this test. Dextromethorphan is structurally related to the opiate receptor agonist, codeine, and symptoms can include drowsiness, dizziness, disorientation, seizures and breathing irregularities. It is important to let the physician know all medications taken, including otc preparations. ...Read more

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What is dextromethorphan hydrobromide used for?

Cough: Is the active ingredient in the "dm" of all syrups & pills. ...Read more

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Have been taking delsym containing dextromethorphan. What are side effects?

Dextromethorphan: Cough medicine should be used for only few days and only small amount------ only allergic reaction like hives or difficulty breathing or overuse with irritability, nervousness, stomach upset, hallucinations, are really serious. ...Read more

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