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Symptoms of a dextromethorphan allergy?

Symptoms of a dextromethorphan allergy?

Not likely: Delsym (dextromethorphan) can cause adverse reactions in some people, such as nausea, dizziness, fatigue or abdominal pain. These are infrequent in nature. I am not aware of any cases of dextramethorphan allergy. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Could you have delsym (dextromethorphan) allergy?

Could you have delsym (dextromethorphan) allergy?

Not likely: Delsym (dextromethorphan) can cause adverse reactions in some people, such as nausea, dizziness, fatigue or abdominal pain. These are infrequent in nature. I am not aware of any cases of dextramethorphan allergy. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Delsym (dextromethorphan) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Delsym (dextromethorphan) allergy?

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 foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse reactions see: https://www. Drugs. Com/cdi/delsym-extended-release-liquid. Html ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Benylin (dextromethorphan) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Benylin (dextromethorphan) allergy?

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 (antigens), and can occur with any drug, usually with very low probability. Allergic reaction can range in severity from mild (hives) to life-threatening (anaphylaxis). ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a dextromethorphan allergy in general so I can compare?

What are the symptoms of a dextromethorphan allergy in general so I can compare?

Rash, breathing: Dextromethorphan can cause direct histamine release, resulting in a rash, nausea, dizziness, and breathing difficulty. At high doses hallucination are possible. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Humibid DM (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Humibid DM (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) allergy?

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 specifically addresses allergy. ...Read more

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Hi, have terrible allergies and a cold Took delsym and benadryl (diphenhydramine) not getting much relief. Can I take symbcort now?

Hi, have terrible allergies and a cold Took delsym and benadryl (diphenhydramine) not getting much relief. Can I take symbcort now?

Regular medication: If you have cold symptoms it is more important than ever to take your regularly scheduled allergy/asthma medication. Delsym and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may be taken at the same time but if not helping, please call your doctor and discuss which part of your asthma action plan should be used. ...Read more

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Can 4 yo get a steroid injection or po? She has had allergies and/or cold (per dr) going on 2 months now. Neither claritin or xyryec and Delsym..

Can 4 yo get a steroid injection or po? She has had allergies and/or cold (per dr) going on 2 months now. Neither claritin or xyryec and Delsym..

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 developing immune system. Steroid nasal sprays are relatively low risk and often help. Some kids with asthma flare ups will take a 4-5 day oral burst but that is condition specific. ...Read more

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I took diphenhydramine hydrochloride with guaifenesin /dextromethorphan to treat congestion and allergies would it be okay to take albuterol?

I took diphenhydramine hydrochloride with guaifenesin /dextromethorphan to treat congestion and allergies would it be okay to take albuterol?

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 see your DR. ...Read more

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Is there any cough medicines without dextromethorphan?

Is there any cough medicines without dextromethorphan?

Delsym (dextromethorphan): 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

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Does dextromethorphan show up as an opioid in a standard drug screen?

No: Dextromethoraphan is not an opioid and will not "show up" as an opioid on a drug screen. ...Read more

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How long does it take for benylin (dextromethorphan) medicine to kick in?

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

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Is it ok to take benzonatate with an over the counter cough medicine that has dextromethorphan and guaifenesin in it?

Is it ok to take benzonatate with an over the counter cough medicine that has dextromethorphan and guaifenesin in it?

Yes: Benzonatate is the active ingredient in Tessalon. It works by numbing the throat and upper respiratory tree. There is no conflict. ...Read more

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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 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

Breastmilk: You must balance the possibility of your child having side effects from medication in his food with the amount of relief you may have from the medication. Try a steamy shower, hot beverages, drink plenty of fluids and try to rest if at all possible. ...Read more

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Can I take clonazepam with cough medicine? (dextromethorphan hbr with chlorpheniramine maleate) aka Coricidin high blood pressure cough and cold?

Can I take clonazepam with cough medicine? (dextromethorphan hbr with chlorpheniramine maleate) aka Coricidin high blood pressure cough and cold?

Too much sedation: It may not be wise to take 2 meds that may cause sedation. The combination may also effect your blood pressure. It may be safer go to your doctor and let him/her advise what is next strategy. ...Read more

Dr. Joseph Holtman
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Dextromethorphan (Definition)

Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more


Dr. Sheila Smith
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Benylin (Definition)

Benylin is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more