What is Dextromethorphan (DXM)? DXM, or dextromethorphan, is a dissociative anesthetic and a commonly-used synthetic substance found in over-the-counter cough and cold medicines.1 DXM has a long history of efficacy and safety in suppressing cough when used in therapeutic doses but it is also misused for recreational purposes, as it can cause a high.
The Lure Of Anti-Energy Drinks
While energy drinks like Red Bull have become popular, new “anti” energy drinks have hit the market and offer the opposite effect. Rather than pepping up the user, the drink promises extreme relaxation. Being sold under brand names like Drank anti-energy, Unwind, or Mary Jane’s Relaxation Soda, the drink offers effects similar to a homemade […]
The Street Drug Called Lean: Falling for Codeine
The glamorization of “syrup” and its inebriating effects in recent songs and videos has triggered a rise in popularity of a dangerous drink mixture called Lean. Lean, sizzurp, or syrup, are street names for the intoxicating and addictive drink. It’s not new; abuse of this drink has been around for years, but users should be […]