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1 result for Name/Synonym equals DEXTROMETHORPHAN 
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Drug Name: Dextromethorphan [USP:INN:BAN] View Structure
Description: Methyl analog of DEXTRORPHAN that shows high affinity binding to several regions of the brain, including the medullary cough center. This compound is an NMDA receptor antagonist (RECEPTORS, N-METHYL-D-ASPARTATE) and acts as a non-competitive channel blocker. It is one of the widely used ANTITUSSIVES, and is also used to study the involvement of glutamate receptors in neurotoxicity. 
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