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A study for a 36-year old woman who takes Tessalon, Delsym, Mucinex Dm, Benadryl

Summary: 26 female patients aged 36 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 36 year old female patient who has Cough, Sinus Congestion. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Tessalon has active ingredients of benzonatate. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from 1,621 Tessalon users)

Delsym has active ingredients of dextromethorphan polistirex. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from 901 Delsym users)

Mucinex dm has active ingredients of dextromethorphan hydrobromide; guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from 630 Mucinex dm users)

Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,395 Benadryl users)

What are the conditions

Cough can be treated by Benzonatate, Delsym, Mucinex Dm, Tussionex Pennkinetic, Mucinex, Prometh W/ Dextromethorphan. (latest reports from 75,681 Cough patients)

Sinus congestion (blockage of sinus) can be treated by Sudafed 12 Hour, Nasonex, Mucinex D, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride, Flonase, Fluticasone Propionate. (latest reports from 5,979 Sinus Congestion patients)

On Mar, 3, 2015: 26 females aged 30 (±5) who take Tessalon, Delsym, Mucinex Dm, Benadryl are studied

Tessalon, Delsym, Mucinex Dm, Benadryl outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 30

Gender: female

Conditions: Cough, Sinus Congestion

Drugs taking:
- Tessalon - 100MG (benzonatate): used for < 1 month
- Delsym - EQ 30MG HBR/5ML (dextromethorphan polistirex): used for < 1 month
- Mucinex Dm - 60MG;1.2GM (dextromethorphan hydrobromide; guaifenesin): used for < 1 month
- Benadryl - 25MG (diphenhydramine hydrochloride): used for < 1 month

eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Tessalon is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/a
Delsym is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/a
Mucinex Dm is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Benadryl is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Sudden DeathStomach PainTiredness (feeling of tiredness)n/aDifficulty In Breathingn/an/aNeuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage)
Difficulty In BreathingSudden DeathOral Herpes (viral infection of mouth)
Pneumothorax (the presence of air or gas in the cavity between the lungs and the chest wall, causing collapse of the lung)
Sarcoidosis (an inflammatory disease that affects multiple organs in the body, but mostly the lungs and lymph glands)
Lymphadenopathy (disease or enlargement of lymph nodes)
Lung Disorder (lung disease)
Hodgkin's Disease (cancer originating from white blood cells)
Impetigo (contagious skin infection)
Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca (inflammation of the conjunctiva and cornea of the eye with decreased tears)
Lacrimation Increased

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have Cough
- support group for people who have Sinus Congestion
- support group for people who take Benadryl
- support group for people who take Delsym
- support group for people who take Mucinex Dm
- support group for people who take Tessalon

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • How do you know for sure benadryl caused the hair loss
    I'm 36 years old and have been taking Benadryl to help sleep for 6-8 months, 4-5 nights a week. The past couple months I've noticed a ton of shedding especially around my crown towards the mid to back of my part and now see my scalp through the hair that is still there. I'm starting to panic and have had bloodwork come back normal so I don't know what this could be caused by. I haven't had any recent trauma or major stress or given birth so I'm all out of ideas why this is happening to me at this age. I've just read on e-health site that a small percent of people have had hair loss that take Benadryl. I'm nervous b/c it says that nobody had the hair grow back once they stopped taking Benadryl. Anyone else experience this ????
  • What would cause a false positive for valium? i.e. i didnt take it, but has shown up in several of my urine test (1 answer)
    I've been going to my Suboxone doctor for over a year now. In that time all I have done (as far as "narcotic" go) is my Suboxone and when my grandpa passed she wrote me a small script, on 2 different occasion for Xanax 0.5 (which I was actually able to hold onto until about a month ago..) Well, yesterday she said that Valium has been showing up in my system for the past several U/A (I take a test twice a month) which makes ZERO since because I haven't taken Valium in years...oddly enough, she also said in this last one there was a "barely detectable" opiate positive, which again, I've not had...My concern is the Valium, though...what could I be doing or taking that's causing that to show up on my test...thanks in advance :)
  • If painkillers are taken before general anesthetic, would it result in overdose or just being sick?
    Hi! I'm going into general anesthetic,Hospital for surgery today and i need to know, can i take painkillers before my general anesthetic? Or will i just be sick? Please help! Thanks

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