New Parental Nightmare: Robi-tripping and “Huffing”

That's short for Robitussin.  Abuse of over-the-counter and prescription drugs is on the rise.  A recent article in the Journal of Pediatric Medicine suggests that it has increased 10-fold since 1990. One of the most popular drugs of choice?  DMX, found in Wyeth's OTC cough syrup.  A local Fox network aired the following. Here's an article from a few years back on the subject. Robitripping

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Over the Counter Drug Abuse

KLRT Fox 16 Little Rock - (KLRT)

Mar. 21, 2007. 10:00 AM EST

Boxes of over the counter cough medicine are flying off store shelves, but some people aren't using the medicine for its intended use.