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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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Court documents said he had past incidents in Ashby with police for dextromethorphan and marijuana.
A comparison of the effect of honey, dextromethorphan, and diphenhydramine on nightly cough and sleep quality in children and their parents.
A single dose of dextromethorphan, however, reduced the women's pain response to the testswith women with fibromyalgia benefiting as much as those without the condition.
Brenda Maynard, a senior counselor at Looking Glass Youth & Family Services, says half to three-fourths of the young people in treatment for abusing illegal hard drugs say they know about dextromethorphan.
With the controversy surrounding Dextromethorphan, we wanted to offer drug manufacturers a cost-effective and reliable option for the supply of Chlophedianol Hydrochloride.
Dextromethorphan undergoes significant first-pass metabolism by the cytochrome P450 isoenzyme CYP2D6.
Between 2000 and 2003, the number of calls to poison control centers nationwide involving abuse or misuse of dextromethorphan by teenagers has roughly doubled, to 3,271 calls in 2003, according to the American Association of Poison Control Centers.
The products include 3000 kgs/month atenolol, 5000 kgs/month cinnarizine, 5000 kgs/month cyano diol base, 5000 kgs/month dextromethorphan HBr, 2000 kgs/month DFTA, 4000 kgs/month epoxy mesylate, 1500 kgs/month escitalopram oxalate, 5000 kgs/month fexofenadine HCl (BCN), 5000 kgs/month fexofenadine HCl, 5000 kgs/month Fexo Stage-10, 5000 kgs/month Fluconazole, 10,000 kgs/month Metaprolol Succinate, 2000 kgs/month Tramadol Base, 25,000 kgs/month Tramadol Hydrochloride (MBA), 25,000 kgs/month Tramadol Hydrochloride (MCA), 5,000 kgs/month Tramadol nitrate.
Under the terms of the agreement, Pfizer Consumer Healthcare will commercialize Tris' extended release dextromethorphan cough syrup under the Robitussin[sup.
A small congressional group is attempting again to keep dextromethorphan out of the hands of teenagers who abuse the ingredient, found mostly in over-the-counter cough and cold medicines.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Attracted by easy availability and admiring Internet sites, teenagers and young adults are increasingly abusing dextromethorphan, the active ingredient in Robitussin DM and other over-the-counter cough syrups, Dr.