Type of drug
How DXM is used
Is DXM Legal/Illegal
DXM abuse is technically not illegal. Because it’s a safe and effective cough suppressant, there is currently no legal distinction between medical use and abuse.
Cough medicine containing DXM is legally sold throughout the United States. Some states, such as Arizona, California, Louisiana, New York, Virginia, and Washington have made it illegal to sell products containing DXM to customers under 18 years old. Other states, such as Illinois, have made the sale of pure DXM illegal.
What are some short term and long term effects of DXM
the short terms is That it depends on how much you take. There are four different kinds of experiences, based on the dosage; these are called plateaus. The first plateau is a mild stimulant effect with a little bit of a buzz, and has been compared to MDA. The second plateau is more intoxicating and has been compared to being drunk and stoned at the same time. The third plateau is dissociative, like a lower dose of ketamine. The fourth plateau is fully dissociative like a higher dose of ketamine.
DXM long term effects is The abuse of cough medications including DXM can contain other ingredients, such as acetaminophen, which can be very dangerous when taken in large quantities. For example, large quantities of acetaminophen can damage the liver.