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Advice on Purple Drank

Published: Tuesday, 12th February 2019

Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Public Health have received reports of young people using ‘Purple Drank, sometimes called "Lean".

Purple Drank is a name used to describe a recreational drink made and used by young people locally. It combines over the counter medicines, like codeine - based cough syrup, promethazine or dextromethorphan, with soft drinks or fruit-flavoured sweets.

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