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In 2011, the state Legislature added dextromethorphan to the list of over-the-counter drugs with an 18-and-over age requirement – moving them behind the counter.
Coricidin contains dextromethorphan and chlorpheniramine, which experts say when taken in high doses – which is typically a result of recreational use – can cause euphoria, agitation, psychoses and dissociative phenomena.
The most common active ingredients mentioned were diphenhydramine and dextromethorphan.
In the early 2000s, Smith combined dextromethorphan — the main ingredient in cough syrups such as Robitussin — with quinidine, a drug used to treat irregular heart rhythms.
The heart drug helps boost and maintain levels of the dextromethorphan in the bloodstream.
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