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What does DXM stand for?

DXM stands for Dextromethorphan (cough suppressant; sometimes used as a recreational drug)

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About AVP-923 AVP-923 is a combination of two well-characterized compounds, the active CNS ingredient dextromethorphan hydrobromide (an uncompetitive NMDA receptor antagonist and sigma-1 receptor agonist) plus low-dose quinidine sulfate (a CYP2D6 enzyme inhibitor), which serves to increase the bioavailability of dextromethorphan.
A combination of dextromethorphan hydrobromide and quinidine sulfate recently became the first treatment to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of pseudobulbar affect, based on a study of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and multiple sclerosis.
Dextromethorphan (often abbreviated as "DM") can cause neurological problems, including hallucinations and abnormal movements in infants.
Adams Respiratory Therapeutics is introducing a line of Mucinex extended-release bi-layer tablets: Maximum Strength Mucinex (1,200 mg guaifenesin), Maximum Strength Mucinex DM (1,200 mg guaifenesin/60 mg dextromethorphan HBr) and Maximum Strength Mucinex D (1,200 mg guaifenesin/120 mg pseudoephedrine HCI).
Dextromethorphan is the active ingredient in many cough mixtures.