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Delsym allergy in children

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Not likely: Delsym (dextromethorphan) can cause adverse reactions in some people, such as nausea, dizziness, fatigue or abdominal pain. These are infrequent in na... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Fox
Allergy and Immunology 44 years experience
Rash, breathing: Dextromethorphan can cause direct histamine release, resulting in a rash, nausea, dizziness, and breathing difficulty. At high doses hallucination ar... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Not likely: Delsym (dextromethorphan) can cause adverse reactions in some people, such as nausea, dizziness, fatigue or abdominal pain. These are infrequent in na... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Delsym allergy: Delsym (dextromethorphan) is used in the treatment of non-productive coughs. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 33 years experience
Dextromethorphan: is a medication used as a cough suppressant in various cough/cold preparations. Allergy is the immune system's over-reaction to various stimuli(anti... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Regular medication: If you have cold symptoms it is more important than ever to take your regularly scheduled allergy/asthma medication. Delsym and Benadryl (diphenhyd... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Rarely indicated: Children are not just small adults. The steroid injections many adults get for sinus relief, etc. are rarely indicated in kids.They can impair their d... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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2 1/2: Absolutely not until you get permission from the Pediatrician!
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Tomberlin
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Medications: guaifenesin is an expectorant (helps your body be able to get rid of mucous) and dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant. Neither of these ingredients... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Below: It is OK to use the albuterol if this has been Rxed by your health care provider. Use the albuterol as directed, and if no improvement, then call or ... Read More

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