It is used as a potentially useful NMDA receptor agonist. it is usually used as central nervous antitussive, cough suppressant. This is one of the most popular ingredients in over-the-counter cold and cough medications. Dextromethorphan hydrobromide may be added to other preparations to help treat pain and a variety of other disturbances as well. It is used as a pharmaceutical raw material.
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Mentions de danger (UE): H302
Harmful if swallowed.
Mentions de prudence: P264b-P270-P301+P312-P330-P501c
Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant