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Here is what you can do to protect your teen from cough medication abuse: Check your medicine cabinet or even lock it. Keep track of how much medicine
Teens increasingly are getting high with legal drugs like painkillers and mood stimulants, and theyre turning to cough syrup as well, says a government survey.
Facts and safety tips on sizzurp, purple drank, and cough syrup use and abuse, statistics for Lane County, prevention tips, how to get help links
While it may seem like cough syrup is harmless, in fact, cough syrup abuse is widespread. Some cough syrups contain ingredients such as dextromethorphan.
Is it peer pressure? Is it todays trend? Is it meant to end their life? Todays teen games are not games at all, they can put their lives at risk and the
Kids call it robotripping or skittling downing high doses of cough syrup or pills to get high off dextromethorphan, a cough suppressant commonly found in over
Teens have been abusing cough syrup for years. Even some varieties of nonprescription cough medicine contain dextromethorphan (DXM), which some teens drink in large quantities to get a mild high. The overthecounter
About seven percent of all drugrelated emergency room visits in 2004 involved dextromethorphan, the hallucinogenic ingredient in cough syrups that teens
One in 10 American teenagers has abused cough or cold medicines with DXM to get high, making it more popular in that age group than cocaine, ecstasy, LSD, and meth.
Chugging cough medicine for an instant high isn't a new practice for teens, who have raided the medicine cabinet for a quick, cheap, and legal high for decades.
More than 3 million young people have used cold medicines to get high.
Livengrin's VicePresident for Clinical Services Dr. William Lorman on Cough Syrup Abuse after Bristol Township Teen Stabs Grandmother
CHPA supports legislation that would prohibit the sale of overthecounter (OTC) cough medicines containing dextromethorphan to teens under the age of 18.
Cough syrups, alcohollaced gummy bears and ganja disguised in ecigarettes are among the products being abused by Jamaican teens in their quest to get a high and
Cough Syrup Abuse. One of the riskiest teen behaviors is lurking right there in your own medicine cabinet. Taking cough and cold medications continues to be a hot
Two senators introduced a bill designed to prevent the abuse of cough syrup by teenagers. The bill restricts the sale of products containing the cough syrup