Review: Zithromax and Delsym drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Zithromax and Delsym. It is created by eHealthMe based on 52 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Zithromax (latest outcomes from 20,903 users) has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis.
Delsym (latest outcomes from 898 users) has active ingredients of dextromethorphan polistirex. It is often used in cough.
On Mar, 3, 2014: 52 people who reported to have interactions when taking Zithromax, Delsym are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Zithromax (azithromycin)
- Delsym (dextromethorphan polistirex)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Zithromax, Delsym:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||31|
|Myopia (difficult to see objects that are far away)||24|
|Hepatotoxicity (chemical-driven liver damage)||23|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||14|
|Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)||13|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Zithromax, 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 * :n/a
Top co-used drugs for these people * :n/a
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Zithromax (azithromycin) is often used to treat sinusitis. 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:
- Zithromax is used in:
- Delsym is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Zithromax alternatives:
- Delsym alternatives:
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