The drug in cough medications that creates the intoxication sought by youth is dextromethorphan. It is found in hundreds of cough preparations. Because there are hundreds of products that contain dextromethorphan, just a sampling of the full product list appears below. When a product name includes “DM,” that refers to the presence of dextromethorphan.

Dextromethorphan alone:

  • Baybee Cof
  • Benulin
  • Children’s Robitussin Cough Long-Acting
  • Pertussin
  • Scot-Tussin Diabetes CF
  • Silphen DM

Dextromethorphan in combination with other drugs:

  • Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold and Cough Formula
  • Bromfed DM
  • Brontuss
  • Brotapp-DM Cold and Cough
  • Cheracol D
  • Children’s Dimetall Cold and Cough
  • Children’s Mucinex Cough
  • Children’s Sudafed PE Cold and Cough
  • Comtrex Cold and Cough Day/Night
  • Coricidin HBP Cough and Cold
  • Fenesin DM
  • Halotussin DM
  • LoHist-DM
  • Mytussin DM
  • PediaCare Children’s Cough and Congestion
  • Poly-Tussin DM
  • Promethazine DM
  • Robitussin Cough and Chest DM
  • Sinutuss DM
  • Sudafed PE Cold/Cough
  • Theraflu Max-D Severe Cold and Flu
  • Triaminic Cough and Sore Throat
  • Tylenol Cold and Cough Nighttime
  • Vicks DayQuil Cold and Flu Relief
  • Vicks NyQuil Cough
  • Zicam Multi-Symptom Cold and Flu Daytime

For a more complete listing, you can visit the National Institutes of Health website:

(These products all have brand names that are owned by their respective manufacturers.)

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