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2020 National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

National survey shows slight increase in teen abuse of O-T-C cough medicine

National survey shows slight increase in teen abuse of O-T-C cough medicine

WASHINGTON — The results of the 2020 National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and University of Michigan’s Monitoring the Future survey shows 3.7% of teens reported using over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicine containing dextromethorphan (DXM) to get high, an increase from 2.8% in 2019. While overall rates remain low, NIDA’s survey release notes that use among eighth

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