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Extraction - Seperating guaifenesin from dxm pills

Discussion in 'DXM' started by Lithiumn, Sep 16, 2007.

  1. Lithiumn

    Lithiumn

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    Swim found some cheap pills at his local store containing 20mg DXM and 400mg guaifenesin. Swim searched everywhere, but could only find guides for sucretes and triple c's. Is it possible to separate the dxm from the guaifenesin?
     
  2. trptamene

    trptamene Platinum Member & Advisor

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    it is usually easier to get something that only has dxm in it...maybe cheaper after getting the supplies for the extraction as well...(sometimes dxm powder can be puchased on the internet....this is the only way swim will do dxm) DONT ASK FOR A SOURCE!

    just be sure that swiy doesnt take the dxm w/ the guaifenesin in it, but since swiy is already asking then they obviously know this.

    tell swiy good luck and happy trips.
     
  3. Lithiumn

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    Swim usually does the extraction, but these were actually far cheaper than any syrup would be.

    Swim doesn't plan on taking anything unless it can be extracted.

    Swim isn't a chemist, but since the syrup extraction method can remove the guaifenesin, is it feasible to grind the pills up and and mix them with ammonia to start the process? It's probably a big no, and if so he won't push the question.

    Thanks.

    Swim went ahead and ground up 400mg worth of pills. He mashed it into a fine powder then mixed it with 200ml of water. From there he did the normal extraction as if it were a syrup.

    Swim fell asleep after 4 hours feeling no effects, but woke up at t+6 hours and was a little dazed. Definatley not the same 400mg hit he gets from zicam.

    If swim had to guess, he'd say it was more around what 200mg would feel like...But it wasn't euphoric in the least. He didnt need to puke or anything, he just didn't feel good.

    So all in all, Swim thinks this idea was a bust.
     
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