Zyrtec, Delsym for a 12-year old boy
Summary: 2 male patients aged 12 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.
This is a personalized study for a 12 year old male patient who has Allergies, Cough. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.
What are the drugs
Zyrtec has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (view latest outcomes from 29,942 users)
Delsym has active ingredients of dextromethorphan polistirex. It is often used in cough. (view latest outcomes from 899 users)
What are the conditions
Allergies can be treated by Zyrtec, Claritin, Benadryl, Allegra, Singulair, Loratadine. (latest reports from Allergies 3,131 patients)
Cough can be treated by Benzonatate, Delsym, Mucinex Dm, Tussionex Pennkinetic, Mucinex, Prometh W/ Dextromethorphan. (latest reports from Cough 73,998 patients)
On Dec, 17, 2014: 2 males aged 7 (±5) who take Zyrtec, Delsym are studied
Information of the patient in this study:
Conditions: Allergies, Cough
- Zyrtec - 5MG (cetirizine hydrochloride): used for < 1 month
- Delsym (dextromethorphan polistirex): used for < 1 month
eHealthMe real world results:
Drug effectiveness over time :
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Respiratory Tract Infection|
|Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus)|
|Upper Respiratory Tract Infection|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):
- My son is 10 and he has been on risperdone for 6 months. he has all season allergies. he takes zyrtec, but it is not working for him... any suggestions?
My son is getting worse since been on Risperdone, I thinking it has something to do with zyrtec
- Cetirizine causes urinary retention. can cetirizine cause bladder stones?
My ten year old son has had allergies for the past year. He was placed on Cetirizine to control these unknown allergies. After a month and a half my child started having stomach pains so we stopped the drug. Not told by his primary if it is stopped it causes extreme itching. Which lasted a day. Please note my son has no past history of illnesses. Now three months he suddenly had painful urination and stinging. After a trip to the ER after seeing his primary with no known causes. They think he has bladder stones. So my question is this. It is documented online that Cetirizine causes urinary retention. It is also documented that Bladder stones generally begin when your bladder doesn't empty completely. The urine that's left in your bladder can form crystals that eventually become bladder stones. Could this drug have caused this?
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