With all the pot and other dope going around, some people still insist on drinking cough syrup to get high. Robitussin DM can be purchased without a prescription, but you may have to sign for it in New York. It contains a small quantity of codeine, pheniramine, maleate, and glyceryl guaiacolate (a muscle relaxant). The effects are sedation and euphoria. The most common method of ingestion is straight or to mix Robitussin DM with an equal amount of ginger ale and drink. Never underestimate the potency of any drug. You can have an overdose of cough syrup.
There are four levels of “plateaus”, based on dose, reported by individuals who abuse dextromethorphan.
Street names associated with robotripping, including dex, skittles, robo, triple C, and poor man’s PCP.