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can you take delsym if you are allergic to sulphur drugs

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Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Delsym: Delsym is a cough medicine. It is not an antibiotic

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Cough medicine: Over the counter delsym (dextromethorphan) does not have any narcotic, including Codeine in it.
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Dr. Malina Milan
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Delsym (dextromethorphan) does not contain codeine.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes and no: It is ok to take both.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Delsym (dextromethorphan): is indicated for occasional use in children aged 2 years and older, and is properly dosed according to weight.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Delsym (dextromethorphan): Contraindications/Cautions: hypersens. to drug/class/compon., MAO inhibitor use w/in 14 days & caution in pts
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends: Benylin (dextromethorphan) is a group name for different formulations, i.e. Different ingredients. These different crug components are metabolized at ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Cough medicine: Best to take codeine containing medication before bedtime for a restful night of sleeping
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: I typically avoid dextromethorphan in pregnancy. Some providers might feel comfortable depending on your gestational age, but I don't. If treating a ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Over the counter cough medications like delsym (dextromethorphan) or similar products are safe to take in pregnancy.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Both contain DM: Since both Delsym and Nyquil contain DM (dextromethorphan), taking both would easily give a patient too much DM. One can switch from one to the other, ... Read More

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