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An antitussive drug, C18H25NO, that is used in its hydrobromide form and is less addictive than codeine.

[dextro- + meth- + (m)orph(in)an, structural basis for a class of opioids (morphin(e) + -an).]


n dextrometorfano
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5mg/ml, Brotapp dm Cold & Cough Liquid, Codaphed, Codilar, Dextrokuf, Dextrolag, Dicton Retard 30, Dulsana, Dulsana Mild, Emikoff, Emikoff, Exedexe 15mg/5ml, Exylin, Exylin, Ezipect, Guafedrin, Guaphan 100mg/5ml, Histalix expectorant, Histalix Expectorant (paediatric), Isilin, Kafosed 15mg/5ml, Levopront 60mg/10ml, Mentex, Neocoff dm, Neocoff 14mg/5ml, Neocoff Junior 7mg/5ml, Neocold, Pectal Expectorant, Pectomed, Pectox, Polaramine, Expectorant, Riaphan 15mg/5ml, Rinofed Expectorant, Rinofed plus, Robitussin CF, Romilar 15mg/ml, Romilar Expectorant, Romin 15mg/5ml, Rondec, Rondec, Sedofan DM, Siltussin dm, Cough Syrup, Sinecod 0.
Its abuse potential was quickly discovered, and in the 1970s Romilar tablets were taken out of the over-the-counter market.