Why you like it: Because your favorite rapper says it's the best way to get high.
Side effects: Euphoria, motor-skill impairment, lethargy, drowsiness, and a possibility of death by overdose. In order to obtain a high, users must take well above the intended dosage. According to The Daily Beast, sometimes the recommended dosage can be exceeded by up to 25 times.
Verdict: It's extremely dangerous to take large amounts of a drug that slows your body down. This is the heroin of rap music and not safe at all unless you're using it to actually get rid of a cough. Considering the fact that doctors prescribe this sedative to people to get them to stop coughing, it doesn't seem like an ideal recreational drug. Maybe just start a bubble bath, light some candles, and read a book if you need to relax that badly. Stay off the purple drank.