Why Sippin’ Sizzurp Is Bad for Your Health

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  • Sizzurp 101
  • What Is Sizzurp?
  • Who Drinks It?
  • What Are Its Side Effects?
  • Why Is It Addictive?
  • Is It Legal?
  • Sizzurp and Other Drugs: Recipe for Disaster
  • Can You Die From It?
  • Quitting Is Really Hard

What Is Sizzurp?

“Sizzurp” is a drink usually made with soda, Jolly Ranchers and a prescription-strength cough syrup laced with codeine (a narcotic pain medicine) and promethazine (sedatives). It can also be made with over-the-counter cough syrup. 

 

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