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Zyrtec, Delsym for a 12-year old boy

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 of 2 male patients aged 12 (±5) who take the same drugs from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Zyrtec (latest outcomes from 29,940 users) has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.

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

What are the conditions

Allergies (latest reports from 3,131 patients) can be treated by Zyrtec, Claritin, Benadryl, Allegra, Singulair, Loratadine.

Cough (latest reports from 73,998 patients) can be treated by Benzonatate, Delsym, Mucinex Dm, Tussionex Pennkinetic, Mucinex, Prometh W/ Dextromethorphan.

On Nov, 16, 2014: 2 males aged 7 (±5) who take Zyrtec, Delsym are studied

Zyrtec, Delsym outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 7

Gender: male

Conditions: Allergies, Cough

Drugs taking:
- Zyrtec - 5MG (cetirizine hydrochloride): used for < 1 month
- Delsym (dextromethorphan polistirex): used for < 1 month

eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/aProductive Cough
Respiratory Tract Infection
Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus)
Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

* 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 Allergies
- support group for people who have Cough
- support group for people who take Delsym
- support group for people who take Zyrtec

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Common symptoms:

Boys of age 10-19 with Allergies:
  1. Staphylococcal sepsis (6 reports)
  2. Respiratory acidosis (6 reports)
  3. Metastases to lung (6 reports)
  4. Acute myeloid leukaemia (6 reports)
  5. Acute graft versus host disease in skin (6 reports)
  6. Drowsiness (3 reports)
  7. Impulsive behaviour (2 reports)
  8. Anaphylaxis (2 reports)
  9. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (2 reports)
  10. Hyperhidrosis (2 reports)
Boys of age 10-19 with Cough:
  1. Abnormal behaviour (51 reports)
  2. Liver disorder (25 reports)
  3. Memory loss (20 reports)
  4. Erythema multiforme (15 reports)
  5. Hallucinations (12 reports)
  6. Headache (11 reports)
  7. Dizziness (11 reports)
  8. Aggression (11 reports)
  9. Delirium (10 reports)
  10. Agitation (10 reports)

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

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