Review: Mucinex and Delsym
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Mucinex and Delsym. It is created by eHealthMe based on 16 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 4, 2014: 16 people who reported to have interactions when taking Mucinex, Delsym are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Mucinex (guaifenesin)
- Delsym (dextromethorphan polistirex)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Mucinex, Delsym:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)||12|
|Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present)||9|
|Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus)||8|
|Abdominal Pain Upper||8|
|Cholecystitis Chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)||8|
|Respiratory Tract Infection||8|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Mucinex, Delsym:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Upper respiratory tract infection
- Joint injury
- Atrial fibrillation
- Oral contraception
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vitamin b-12
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Mucinex (guaifenesin) is often used to treat cough. Delsym (dextromethorphan polistirex) 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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Mucinex is used in:
- Delsym is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Mucinex alternatives:
- Delsym alternatives:
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- Is it okay to take methadone and delsym (dextromethorphan) together?
I am a recovering addict and am currently prescribed Methadone 45mg for opiate addiction. However, I am sick with strep throat and bought some OTC cough syrup. It is called Delsym (Dextromethorphan 30mg). I bought it because I have been coughing very hard all through the night. However, I am concern ...
- Can dextromethorphan cause ulcers?
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