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Review: Delsym and Sudafed

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Delsym and Sudafed. 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, 10, 2014: 16 people who take Delsym, Sudafed are studied

Delsym, Sudafed outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Delsym (dextromethorphan polistirex)
- Sudafed (pseudoephedrine hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Delsym is effective0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
Sudafed is effective0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a

Drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Insomnia
(3 reports)

Heart Rate Increased
(3 reports)

Feeling Abnormal
(3 reports)

Chest Pain
(3 reports)

n/an/an/an/an/an/aInsomnia
(5 reports)

Chest Pain
(4 reports)

Feeling Abnormal
(4 reports)

Heart Rate Increased
(4 reports)

Nasal Congestion
(1 report)

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Delsym is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Sudafed is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Common drug interactions Insomnia
(6 reports)

Heart Rate Increased
(5 reports)

Feeling Abnormal
(4 reports)

Chest Pain
(4 reports)

Nausea
(1 report)

n/a

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Delsym is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a
Sudafed is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a

Drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Common drug interactions n/an/an/an/aInsomnia
(5 reports)

Chest Pain
(4 reports)

Feeling Abnormal
(4 reports)

Heart Rate Increased
(4 reports)

Nasal Congestion
(1 report)

n/an/aProtein Total Decreased
(1 report)

Respiratory Rate Increased
(1 report)

Post Procedural Complication
(1 report)

Platelet Count Increased
(1 report)

Pain
(1 report)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Delsym (dextromethorphan polistirex) is often used to treat cough. Sudafed (pseudoephedrine hydrochloride) is often used to treat sinus congestion. 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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  • Skin burning sensation with delsym
    I had been sick for about a week and had been taking Sudafed every 4-6 hours for congestion for the past couple of days. I also take wellbutrin SR daily as an antidepressant. I started taking the suspension formula of Delsym 12 hour release about 24 hours previously (so I had already had two doses ...

  • Bad nosebleed (sudafed related?)
    I have the rhinitis as a result of rebound syndrome from using nasal sprays for years. I use the Flonase to somewhat alleviate the need for the over-the-counter sprays (first two drugs listed). In spite of that, I rarely, if ever, have nosebleeds. I also rarely, if ever, get colds. However, yesterda ...

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