Another State Age-Restricts Sales Of DXM OTC Drugs As Teens' Abuse Of Ingredient Grows
Percentage of 10th- and 12th-graders in MTF survey using DXM-containing OTCs for inebriation effects had declined while rate of 8th-graders increased from 2018 to 2019. However, abuse of OTC drugs containing the cough suppressant increased in all age groups in 2020 survey.
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