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DayQuil vs Benzonatate, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 63

This is personalized comparison of DayQuil vs Benzonatate for a female aged 63. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Jan, 30, 2014: 323 people are studied in DayQuil vs Benzonatate

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female62Cough

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
DayQuil acetaminophen; dextromethorphan; pseudoephedrinenot specified
Benzonatate benzonatateOrit Labs Llc

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 62 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
DayQuilBenzonatate (Orit Labs Llc)
Injury NosVomiting
Neurological Disorder NosNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)Depression
Cerebrovascular Accident Nos (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)Diarrhoea
Supraventricular Arrhythmia NosPain
Heart Rate IncreasedFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Fall
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Chest Pain
DizzinessAnxiety
Pain NosDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
DayQuilBenzonatate (Orit Labs Llc)
Throbbing Ears

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
DayQuilBenzonatate (Orit Labs Llc)
Injury NosVomiting
Neurological Disorder NosNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)Depression
Cerebrovascular Accident Nos (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)Diarrhoea
Supraventricular Arrhythmia NosPain
Heart Rate IncreasedFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Fall
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Chest Pain
DizzinessAnxiety
Pain NosDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
DayQuilBenzonatate (Orit Labs Llc)
Throbbing Ears

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On eHealthMe, Dayquil (acetaminophen; dextromethorphan; pseudoephedrine) is often used to treat common cold. Benzonatate (benzonatate) is often used to treat cough. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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