The Effect of Popular Culture on the Abuse of Dextromethorphan (Purple Drank, CCC, Poor Man’s PCP)

This video discusses how popular culture (Television and Music) has caused an increase in abuse of formulations containing the drug Dextromethorphan.   Also, it discusses the background and the organic synthesis of this drug.  Dextromethorphan is a common cough medicine and is also known by the slang terms: Purple Drank, CCC, and Poor Man’s PCP.

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