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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 reports of 16 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Delsym (latest outcomes from 899 users) has active ingredients of dextromethorphan polistirex. It is often used in cough.

Sudafed (latest outcomes from 5,157 users) has active ingredients of pseudoephedrine hydrochloride. It is often used in nasal congestion.

On Oct, 13, 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

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Insomnian/an/an/an/an/an/aInsomnia
Heart Rate IncreasedHeart Rate Increased
Feeling AbnormalFeeling Abnormal
Chest PainChest Pain
Nausea
Respiratory Rate Decreased
Anaemia
Mydriasis
Irritability
Drug Effect Increased

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)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Insomnian/a
Heart Rate Increased
Feeling Abnormal
Chest Pain
Nausea
Respiratory Rate Decreased
Anaemia
Mydriasis
Irritability
Drug Effect Increased

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

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/an/aInsomnian/an/aProtein Total Decreased
Chest PainRespiratory Rate Increased
Feeling AbnormalPost Procedural Complication
Heart Rate IncreasedPlatelet Count Increased
Nasal CongestionPain
ProteinuriaSepsis
Liver Function Test AbnormalStaphylococcal Infection
Staphylococcal BacteraemiaWhite Blood Cell Count Increased
ThrombocytopeniaX-ray Abnormal
HypomagnesaemiaUrinary Tract Infection

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Delsym (dextromethorphan polistirex) is often used to treat cough. Sudafed (pseudoephedrine hydrochloride) is often used to treat nasal 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.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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