-hallucinations-toxicologist/) People that the cold medicine Coricidin
taken by Phelps contained both dextromethorphan and chlorpheniramine.
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HBP Cough & Cold tablets are an over-the-counter medication but in slang are referred to as "Triple Cs" (because the tablets had "CCC" printed on them).
Triple C" is derived from Coricidin
Cough & Cold, an over-the-counter antihistamine medication containing dextromethorphan, a cough suppressant in many cold medicines.
Over-the-counter products such as Robitussin and Coricidin
These include Robitussin, Vicks, Coricidin
Department of Justice, is the illicit use of DXM for "Robo-tripping" or "skitting" by teenagers - using products such as Robitussin and Coricidin
to get high.
The most common medications reported among respondents who disclosed having abused an OTC cough/cold medicine were NyQuil (31%), Coricidin
(18%), and Robitussin (18%).
Letters to the editor: Coricidin
HBP cough and cold addiction.
said the company has restricted certain products containing dextromethorphan, primarily Coricidin
, since 2004.
Prescription drugs that don't belong to the students (are popular), and a number of kids are using Coricidin
as an intoxicant,'' he said.
Around 2000, druggists began to notice that their bottles of over-the-counter Coricidin
(30 mg dextromethorphan hydrobromide) and chlorpheniramine maleate (the active ingredient in the antihistamine Chlor-Trimeton) were flying off the shelves.