DEXTROMETHORPHAN HBR

binds very weakly to opioid receptors

ONE OF THE MOST COMMONLY USED SYNTHETIC ANTITUSSIVES

DEXTROMETHORPHAN (CAS 6700-34-1) is an antitussive (cough suppressant) drug in the morphinan class with sedative and dissociative properties.

THERAPEUTIC INDICATION: ANALGESIC (NARCOTIC), ANTITUSSIVE

DEXTROMETHORPHAN is approved to treat coughing of various causes.

MARKET INFORMATION

DEXTROMETHORPHAN was first available in 1985 in the USA as an “over the counter” antitussive (ROMILAR®).

YOUR ADVANTAGES   

  • Though structurally an opioid, the molecule binds very weakly to opioid receptors.
  • It is one of the most commonly used synthetic antitussive products.

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