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What Is Lean Made From?

Lean, also known as purple drank, sizzurp, purple jelly, dirty Sprite, and dozens of other slang terms, is a new combination drug that has raised alarm for its innocuous appearance and deadly effects. Lean is made from simple ingredients, but it is abused for the euphoric sensations that entice increased consumption, often leading to painful […]

Long-Term Effects of Lean

Lean is one of the slang names for a concoction of prescription cough medication, soda (most often Sprite), and candy that is used by mostly younger individuals to achieve the psychoactive effects associated with the opiate drug codeine, one of the most common drugs in prescription cough medicines. Codeine (3methylmorphine) is processed from the poppy […]

How Long Does Lean Stay in Your System?

Lean is one of the street names for a concoction of prescription cough medicine, soda, and candy. The mixture is consumed in particularly large amounts, and the psychoactive effects from the prescription cough medicine is the primary motivation for using the drug. The majority of cough medicines used in lean contain codeine, an opiate drug, […]

Overdosing on Lean

Lean, often referred to as purple drank, syrup, or sizzurp is a combination of soda (most often Sprite, but any soda can be used), prescription cough syrup, and candy such as Jolly Ranchers. As reported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) the cough syrup used in the making of this concoction is most […]

The Process of Detoxing from Lean

What is Lean? According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), lean, also known as syrup, purple drank, and sizzurp, is a mix of soda, Jolly Ranchers candy, and cough syrup. The cough syrup component of lean is typically a codeine-based cough syrup. Codeine (3-methylmorphine) is a narcotic drug in the same class of […]