What you Need to Know about Cough Suppressants
When taken as instructed, these medications safely help treat a cough or cold. Medications include dextromethorphan (DXM) and Promethazine-codeine.
DXM – Often referred to as C-C-C, Triple-C, robo-tripping or skittling
Promethazine-codeine – Often mixed with soda and referred to as ‘purple drank’ or sizzurp
Long-term Cough Suppressant Abuse Side Effects
Loss of coordination, hallucinations
Increased blood pressure,
faster heart rate
A Dose of Reality
Impaired mental functions and hallucinations can cause users to injure themselves while high on cough syrup.