Unfortunately, the abuse of over-the-counter (OTC) products, especially by teens, is a long-standing issue. This includes the abuse of products containing dextromethorphan, one of the active ingredients in certain Coricidin® HBP products.
When used as directed, dextromethorphan is an effective cough suppressant found in more than 125 over-the-counter products and has been used for more than 50 years.
The Maximum Strength products contain the maximum amount of active ingredients to relieve your worst cold symptoms but are designed for people with high blood pressure. You can learn more about each product and formula on the PRODUCTS page.