Cough and Cold Medicine
by Emily Zaltzman & Gianna Torromeo
How do they effect the brain?
One high dose of DXM could cause hallucinations and it could change how you feel about something.
What are other effects of cough and cold medicine?
Loss of coordination, numbness, sick to stomach, high blood pressure, faster heart beat, brain damage, slow heart rate, and slow breathing
Can you die from use?
Yes, it slows down the nervous system, and when it's mixed with alcohol it slows or stops the heart and lungs
How many teens abuse this drug?
9.50 percent of teens per year use cough and cold medicine.
What classification does the drug belong in?
The drugs are narctotics