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Review: Zithromax and Delsym

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Zithromax and Delsym together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Zithromax and Delsym. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 62 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Zithromax (latest outcomes from 21,402 users) has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis.

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

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On Oct, 30, 2014: 62 people who take Zithromax, Delsym are studied

Zithromax, Delsym outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Zithromax (azithromycin)
- Delsym (dextromethorphan polistirex)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Zithromax is effective50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
Delsym is effective25.00%
(1 of 4 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
Fatiguen/an/aPainn/an/an/aHepatotoxicity
NauseaPulmonary EmbolismAsthenia
LethargyDyspnoeaPyrexia
JaundiceCardio-respiratory ArrestLethargy
MyopiaBronchitisFatigue
Vision BlurredAnxietyPain
AstheniaGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationNausea
VomitingEmotional DistressVomiting
HyperhidrosisInjuryHyperhidrosis
Hepatic Enzyme IncreasedHepatic Enzyme Increased

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Zithromax is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
Delsym is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Hepatotoxicityn/a
Asthenia
Pyrexia
Lethargy
Fatigue
Pain
Nausea
Vomiting
Hyperhidrosis
Hepatic Enzyme Increased

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Zithromax is effectiven/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a
Delsym is effectiven/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/aRashStuporPainInsomniaHepatotoxicityIntestinal IschaemiaHypertension
Tooth DiscolourationMydriasisPulmonary EmbolismHeart Rate IncreasedTubulointerstitial NephritisAcidosisAnxiety
Flat AffectDyspnoeaFeeling AbnormalPancreatitisMulti-organ FailureDiarrhoea
Accidental Overdose (therapeutic Agent)Cardio-respiratory ArrestChest PainImmune Reconstitution SyndromeRespiratory FailureOsteoarthritis
Headache NosBronchitisGastric UlcerHypotensionGeneral Physical Health Deterioration
LethargyAnxietyDehydrationLiver DisorderHiatus Hernia
DisorientationGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationOesophageal CandidiasisHaemorrhagic DiathesisHypotension
Ataxia NecEmotional DistressDiarrhoeaCardiac ArrestHypovolaemia
CoughInjuryGastrointestinal DisorderAtrial FibrillationBronchitis
Drug MaladministrationHypersensitivityCardiogenic ShockDisorientation

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Can 100mg doxycycline hyclate be taken at the same time with zithromax?
    (Asked by a 63 year old man who has Lyme Disease - Early Disseminated, Strep Throat, and takes Azithromycin, Doxycycline Hyclate)
    Patient was bitten by a deer tick and is taking doxycycline as preventive measure. A throat infection is developing for which the doxycycline seems to have no effect, though azithromycin has proven rapidly effective in the past. Should the doxycycline be discontinued during the azithromycin cycle? ...

  • Do i need to temporarily stop taking my enbrel and methotrexate (that i take every week) while i am on azithromycin for severe cold symptoms?
    (Asked by a 47 year old woman who has Rheumatoid Arthritis, and takes Dexamethasone, Tussicaps, Azithromycin, Methotrexate, Enbrel)
    i have RA and take Enbrel and methotrexate every week. i am currently taking azithromycin, tussicaps and dexamethasone to treat a severe cold, cough, sore throat, etc. My question is should i stop taking the ra meds until my antibiotics and steroids are done? Or should i just continue as normal, don ...

  • Are the drugs listed safe to take?
    (Asked by a 83 year old woman who has Mycobacterium Avium Complex, and takes Azithromycin, Mycobutin, Ethambutol Hydrochloride)
    will these drugs cure or stop the bacterial growth in the lungs?

  • Did the gum disease go away after stopping azithromycin? how long
    (Asked by a 50 year old woman who has Pain Tendersness Swelling To Gums, and takes Azithromycin)
    I started taking azithromycin 250mg 5 days ago for sinisitis and about 3 days ago I noticed my gums starting to get tender and it's up to taking Motrin every 6 hours to keep the pain at bay. Gums are slightly swollen and slightly red. The pain is the biggest problem.

  • Stem cell treatment for radiation heart disease?
    (Asked by a 61 year old woman who has Radiation Exposure, Hodgkin's Disease, Breast Cancer Female, Heart Valve Calcification, Pleural Effusion, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, Pneumonia, and takes Synthroid, Singulair, Azithromycin)
    I'm trying to find ways to improve my heart valve function, as surgical repair has a low prognosis. This is because the cardiac skeleton is calcified and that means there is nothing to sew replacement valves to. Does anyone have info about use of stem cells for this? Thanks for any info.

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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.

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