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Antitussives and substance abuse

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Author(s): Burns JM | Boyer EW

Journal: Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation
ISSN 1179-8467

Volume: 2013;
Issue: default;
Start page: 75;
Date: 2013;
Original page

ABSTRACT
Jarrett M Burns, Edward W Boyer Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA Abstract: Abuse of antitussive preparations is a continuing problem in the United States and throughout the world. Illicit, exploratory, or recreational use of dextromethorphan and codeine/promethazine cough syrups is widely described. This review describes the pharmacology, clinical effects, and management of toxicity from commonly abused antitussive formulations. Keywords: dextromethorphan, purple drank, sizzurp, codeine/promethazine
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