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Robo Tripping: The Facts All Parents Should Know

Posted under Addiction Help, Dextro, Hallucinogen

There’s a situation in the US that a lot of people may not be aware of. It’s called Robo tripping. Do you have any idea what that is? I surely didn’t! It’s the practice of drinking large amounts of cough syrup to get high. It’s also called Robo, Skittles, Dex and Tussin. When it’s consumed more…

Drug Rehab Candidates May Include Those Using Cough Medicine

Posted under Dextro, Drug Addiction, Drug Rehab

Abuse of OTC drugs may indicate a deeper problem, and the need for drug rehab I read an article this morning on cough medicine abuse. Amazing. Nearly 17 visits to the ER, every day, for abuse of cough and cold medicines containing dextromethorphan. That’s ‘abuse’ – i.e. non-medicinal use. Just taking it to get high. more…

10% of kids have tried abusing cough medicines

Posted under Dextro, Young People

Prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) drug abuse continues to spread throughout America. According to some recent surveys though, most parents aren’t aware that ten percent of kids (2.4 million) have tried abusing cough medicines that contain dextromethorphan (DXM). Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) recently launched a new campaign designed to educate communities about how to more…