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TEK - Cooking Zicam Cough Max down? "Ziggo" What temp DXM breaks down at?

Discussion in 'DXM' started by Euthanatos93420, Jun 26, 2009.

  1. Euthanatos93420

    Euthanatos93420 Silver Member

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    Now swim heard about this method in a chat room. where one takes Zicam cough max and cooks it down to a gelatinous state where one can ball it up and swallow it like a pill. Anyone heard of this? Swim has a bottle of Zicam left he's apt to try this with and make a report. Swim knows DXM breaks down and whould need to cook it low, anyone know the temp DXM breaks down at so he can try this without hurting himself/losing product?
     
  2. Stradivarius

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    Re: Cooking zicam down? "Ziggo" What temp DXM breaks down at?

    How about using a hair-dryer set on lowest level of heat?
     
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    Re: Cooking zicam down? "Ziggo" What temp DXM breaks down at?

    How about using a hair-dryer set on lowest level of heat?
     
  4. Euthanatos93420

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    Re: Cooking zicam down? "Ziggo" What temp DXM breaks down at?

    that would be nutz trying to get it that thick with a blow dryer, i think we can go hotter but i've no idea how hot.

    ALl i know is people talking about how DXM breaks down if you smoke it

    I was thinking the same temp I boil rice at except i wont get it boiling before i turn it that low...like makin pudding...only a bit lower.
     
  5. Nemba

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    Re: Cooking zicam down? "Ziggo" What temp DXM breaks down at?

    Swim couldn't find a specific decomposition temperature, but this page http://www.freepatentsonline.com/6670370.html indicates that they reacted DXM at temperatures between 80°C and 180°C and also that DXM HBr does not decompose (rapidly at least) at it's melting point of 123°C.

    In swim's experience of boiling to remove any traces of naptha from his acid/base extractions of cough syrup, boiling does not affect the potency, even quite a hard boil for about 20 minutes.
     
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    Re: Cooking zicam down? "Ziggo" What temp DXM breaks down at?

    nvm, I thought F not C LOL damn
     
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