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Drug info - DXM Powder vs. Cough Syrup

Discussion in 'DXM' started by dletterman, Jul 5, 2005.

  1. dletterman

    dletterman Silver Member

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    Apr 13, 2005
    Is taking dxm in its powder form a safer way of administration than in cough syrup? or is the damaging effect from the DXM itelf and not the other ingredients in the syrup? thanks
  2. Diphenhydramine

    Diphenhydramine Gold Member

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    May 24, 2005
    from U.S.A.
    I thought DXM was only harmful if habitually used, like at least once a
    week for a long time, and then it was only the loss of braincells,
    correct me if I'm wrong...
  3. Muirner

    Muirner Gold Member

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    Feb 19, 2005
    from U.K.
    Some people can take DXM daily for years and have no side effects what so ever. Other people will have side effects (such as the after glow) from usage that may not be as often as you think. Also doses will have something to do with the effect on your body. If your putting 1g through yourself on a daily basis for years then yea you have a good chance to be hurt.

    As for the powder vs.syrup. I think the only advantage of the powder is your liver dosent have to go through all the syrup and shit in it to metabolize the DXM into DXO.

  4. Dreeker

    Dreeker Gold Member

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    Jan 7, 2005
    from earth
    i think both syrup and powder have their pros, and cons (ill only list pros)

    pros for powder is its cheaper, easier to use

    However, syrup has lots of starch which will help lessen the immediate shock on ur body unlike pure dxm
  5. Phungushead

    Phungushead Twisted Depiction Staff Member Administrator

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    Jan 21, 2005
    from United States
    I think DXM powder is a lot safer... ingesting the amount of glucose
    that syrup contains definitely isn't too good for your stomach or
    pancreas (and probably other organs as well). There are also
    people who have allergic reactions to inactive ingredients in syrup...
    you know, dyes (esp. tartrazine) and the like.

    You can always eat some bread or fruit or something like that before
    taking the powder, if you want to ease the shock on your body like
    Dreeker was talking about.