Delsym and Small intestinal obstruction - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Small intestinal obstruction is reported only by a few people who take Delsym.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Delsym and have Small intestinal obstruction. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,092 people who have side effects while taking Delsym from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.



On Oct, 03, 2022

4,092 people reported to have side effects when taking Delsym.
Among them, 2 people (0.05%) have Small intestinal obstruction.


What is Delsym?

Delsym has active ingredients of dextromethorphan polistirex. It is often used in cough. eHealthMe is studying from 4,442 Delsym users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Small intestinal obstruction?

Small intestinal obstruction (blockage in small intestine) is found to be associated with 1,492 drugs and 902 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Delsym and Small intestinal obstruction reports submitted per year:

Could Delsym cause Small intestinal obstruction?

Gender of people who have Small intestinal obstruction when taking Delsym *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Small intestinal obstruction when taking Delsym *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 100 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Delsym *:

  1. Zantac: 2 people, 100.00%
  2. Luxiq: 2 people, 100.00%
  3. Avodart: 2 people, 100.00%
  4. Bactrim: 2 people, 100.00%
  5. Cellcept: 2 people, 100.00%
  6. Cymbalta: 2 people, 100.00%
  7. Cytoxan: 2 people, 100.00%
  8. Effexor: 2 people, 100.00%
  9. Lipitor: 2 people, 100.00%
  10. Soma: 2 people, 100.00%

Common side effects people have besides Small intestinal obstruction *:

  1. Urinary Tract Infection: 2 people, 100.00%
  2. Gastrointestinal Hypomotility (less activity of the intestinal tract): 2 people, 100.00%
  3. Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged: 2 people, 100.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma) (an autoimmune or connective tissue disease. it is characterized by thickening of the skin): 2 people, 100.00%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 2 people, 100.00%
  3. Cardiac Disorder: 2 people, 100.00%
  4. Constipation: 2 people, 100.00%
  5. Depression: 2 people, 100.00%
  6. Gastric Ulcer (stomach ulcer): 2 people, 100.00%
  7. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 2 people, 100.00%
  8. Gastrointestinal Motility Disorder (abnormal intestinal contractions): 2 people, 100.00%
  9. Heart Disease: 2 people, 100.00%
  10. High Blood Cholesterol: 2 people, 100.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Delsym and have Small intestinal obstruction?

Check whether Small intestinal obstruction is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.



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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on dextromethorphan polistirex (the active ingredients of Delsym) and Delsym (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

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