Review: taking Cetirizine hydrochloride and Delsym together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Cetirizine hydrochloride and Delsym together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Cetirizine hydrochloride and Delsym. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 55 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Cetirizine Hydrochloride

Cetirizine hydrochloride has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Cetirizine hydrochloride 2,357 users)

Delsym

Delsym has active ingredients of dextromethorphan polistirex. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Delsym 880 users)

On Jul, 28, 2016

55 people who take Cetirizine Hydrochloride, Delsym are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Cetirizine hydrochloride and Delsym drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Cetirizine Hydrochloride:
  • < 1 month: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 100.0% - (5 of 5 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Delsym:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Cetirizine Hydrochloride:
  • female: 70.0% - (7 of 10 people)
  • male: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
Delsym:
  • female: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Cetirizine Hydrochloride:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 100.0% - (5 of 5 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Delsym:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • biopsy lymph gland abnormal
  • blood chloride decreased
  • blood creatinine decreased
  • cough aggravated
  • dyspnoea
  • hives
  • laryngitis
  • muscle spasms
  • unresponsive to stimuli
  • accidental overdose
1 - 2 years:
  • cough aggravated
  • hives
  • laryngitis
not specified:
  • muscle spasms
  • pain in extremity
  • accidental overdose
  • muscle spasticity
  • dyspnoea
  • feeling hot
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • confusional state

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • muscle spasticity
  • dyspnoea
  • feeling hot
  • unresponsive to stimuli
  • cough aggravated
  • hives
  • laryngitis
  • muscle spasms
  • pain in extremity
  • accidental overdose
male:
  • productive cough
  • respiratory tract infection
  • sinusitis
  • cough
  • nausea
  • oesophageal reflux
  • upper respiratory tract infection

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • muscle spasms
  • accidental overdose
  • pain in extremity
  • muscle spasticity
  • dyspnoea
  • feeling hot
  • unresponsive to stimuli
  • biopsy lymph gland abnormal
  • blood chloride decreased
  • blood creatinine decreased
20-29:
  • cough aggravated
  • hives
  • laryngitis
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • injury
30-39:
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • depression
  • gallbladder cholesterolosis
  • generalised anxiety disorder
  • hepatic steatosis
  • obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • white blood cell count increased
40-49:
  • drug ineffective
  • asthenia
  • confusion
  • cough
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
50-59:
  • cough
  • nausea
  • oesophageal reflux
60+:
  • bradycardia
  • bronchitis
  • cardiac failure
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • coordination abnormal
  • dehydration
  • confusional state
  • anxiety
  • atrial fibrillation
  • blood cholesterol increased

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Cetirizine hydrochloride (cetirizine hydrochloride) is often used to treat allergies. Delsym (dextromethorphan polistirex) is often used to treat cough. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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