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Cough Medicine Rehab Centers and Detox Programs in Pennsylvania

Issues with Cough and Cold Medicine Abuse in Pennsylvania

Anyone living within the state of Pennsylvania will have access to all the different types of drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs and behavioral health services on hand throughout the state. Many of these facilities and services can treat people who are struggling with a cough or cold medicine addiction problem. Cough medicine addiction affects thousands of people, because these drugs are very easy to get, and act as a hallucinogenic when large quantities are abused. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website directory do list what services are available within the state, but it does not necessarily provide a specific category of programs that can help treat cough medicine addiction.

What are some of the effects of Dextromethorphan?

The effects of abusing DXM or dextromethorphan include distorted visual perception, euphoria, auditory hallucinations, dizziness, slurred speech, increased heart rate, and a dissociated feeling from the body. The abuse of cough medicine can create some very dangerous effects, and when DXM is mixed with other drugs such as alcohol or marijuana; the dangers and after effects increase. Young adults and teens make up a large percentage of people who end up in the emergency room because of the abuse of dextromethorphan.

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Hydrocodone-based cough syrup can also be addictive, such as Hycodan,  Hycomine and Tussionex.

Pennsylvania Addiction Services by Type of Drug

Pennsylvania Addiction Services by Type of Drug

Here is a list of the different Detox & Treatment Centers for cough medicine abuse in Pennsylvania. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our counselors at 1-800-304-2219.

List of Residential Rehabs for cough syrup Addiction in Pennsylvania