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Medicine For Delsym Overdose
You can: Call National Poison control line at (800) 222-1222 or take him to the ER. Don't know his age. Please DON"T try to get emergency care via a general health education site - that is putting your child at risk - as you have no way to know when we will answer your question or if we will answer it. ...Read more
Depends: Benylin (dextromethorphan) is a group name for different formulations, i.e. Different ingredients. These different crug components are metabolized at different rates depending on many factors, such as age, fever, digestive status, nature of condition being treated. Generally some response should be noted within 30 to 60 minutes after ingestion. ...Read more
Yes: You took over the dose, therefore, you over-dosed. You didn't harm yourself, however. Don't do it again. ...Read more
Blood test: Dextromethorphan can be measured in the blood, but one would need a suspicion of an overdose in order to obtain this test. Dextromethorphan is structurally related to the opiate receptor agonist, codeine, and symptoms can include drowsiness, dizziness, disorientation, seizures and breathing irregularities. It is important to let the physician know all medications taken, including otc preparations. ...Read more
Is a 12 hour otc cough suppressant only. If you only have a cough, this one is a good choice. It even comes in grape or orange flavors for the discriminating palate.
Don't forget to treat the cause of the cough, which is frequently post nasal drip. Use a humidifier when heat is on in house. Breathe in steamy showers through nose. Use saline nasal spray frequently to keep membranes moist! ...Read more
Probably not: Probably not, but always be careful.Get a more detailed answer ›
Delsym overdose: Delsym (dextromethorphan) is a cough medicine. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www. Webmd. Com/drugs/2/drug-13570/delsym-oral/details ...Read more
Drug test question: will dextromethorphan hbr show up in drug test and how long from when the last dose does it show up?? thanks!! :)
Serious: Acetaminophen (apap, tylenol) overdose can kill the liver, and kill the overdoser. It is one of the most commonly overdosed over-the-counter medications, partly due to misconception that if it is over-the-counter then it cannot be all that harmful. It is safe within listed limits. Pseudoephedrine overdose can speed up the heart to dangerous levels or raise blood pressure to dangerous levels. ...Read more
Depends: By itself, nausea vomiting, sedation. Never take it with MAO inhibitors. ...Read more
No: Never had any case.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: Dextromethoraphan is not an opioid and will not "show up" as an opioid on a drug screen. ...Read more
Yes: But may take a whileGet a more detailed answer ›
My friend drank half a bottle of cough syrup containing DXM (dextromethorphan) and turned red an starting itching terribly. Is this overdose symptoms?
Yes. Take to ER now.:
DXM OD can be life-threatening. Signs absolutely do include red skin, sweating, heart racing, as well as increased blood pressure, possible nausea/vomiting, lethargy/hyperactivity, slurred speech, altered mental status, even hallucinations & seizures. This drug is abused recreationally now. Your friend needs definitive medical care/observation immediately.
Is there any drug interactions with delsym (dextromethorphan) 12 hr with azithromycin 200 mg once every 24 hrs. For a child 8 will be 9 in april.
Is it ok to take benzonatate with an over the counter cough medicine that has dextromethorphan and guaifenesin in it?
Is it safe to take nighttime sinus congestion medicine containing acetaminophen, chlorpheniramin maleate, and phenylephrine with delsym (dextromethorphan)?
I am strictly breastfeeding my son and came down with a cold. I'm looking for medicine I can take while breastfeeding. Is Rexall Daytime cold/flu ok? It has acetaminophen dextromethorphan and phenylephrine
I've been taking NyQuil liquid caps, will I fail a urine drug screen? It has Acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, and doxylamine succinate.
NO: NO- does not contain any controlled substances. ...Read more
My doctor prescribed me Azithromycin tablets and Promethazine or Dextromethorphan syrup medicine in a bottle, but Is it safe taking together?
No problem: These medications are safe together -- and obviously you doctor agrees or s/he would not have prescribed them together. ...Read more