The sale of products containing dextromethorphan in Alaska is restricted to individuals 18 years of age or older under a new law. House Bill 125 states products containing dextromethorphan may be sold if the person is under 18 years of age and has a prescription for the product from a licensed practitioner.

Alaska is the 11th state to restrict the sale of products containing dextromethorphan to adults and to require a prescription from a practitioner for individuals younger than 18 years, reports the American Pharmacists Association.