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Delsym vs. Mucinex for Cough

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Delsym

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/ 4,798 posts

Mucinex

OTC
/ 36,748 posts
Rating: 5 out of 5
Based on 4,798 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Based on 36,748 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Delsym is an American brand of Over-the-counter substance cough medicine owned by Reckitt Benckiser. It is different from most brands of cough medicine in that the active ingredient is "slow-release". The time release feature allows the drug to suppress ... Read more on Wikipedia
Dextromethorphan (DXM or DM) is an antitussive (cough suppressant) drug. It is one of the active ingredients in many Over-the-counter drug common cold and cough medicines, such as Robitussin, NyQuil, Dimetapp, Vicks, Coricidin, Delsym, and ot... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Sita
October 23, 2013
Sita wrote
Mucinex DM couch and chest congestion
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What patients are saying about Delsym vs. Mucinex

211 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
pink plus Delsym. The advantage to mucinex orange is you...
...orange is really just mucinex pink plus Delsym. The advantage to mucinex orange is you can ...you can only take Delsym once every 12 hours. We have had times where mucinex minimelts were nowhe...
does help with your cough. I am going to get some Mucinex...
...am out of my Delsym, but hopefully can pick some up after I drop the kids off at school this morning. That stuff truly does help with your cough. I am going to get some Mucinex also and see if...
Delsym, then Mucinex, now back to Delsym. I think I should...
...I'm still coughing which is killing me because everytime I sneeze or cough the pinched nerves in my mid back start screaming. Been on Delsym, then Mucinex, now back to Delsym. I think I...
Can you dose both delsym mucinex together, no problem...
...for the mucinex rec. Can you dose both delsym mucinex together, no problem? Woudl b...
is good to clear the mucus. If it's a cough from a post...
...antihistamine at bedtime to dry it up. Delsym is a good cough syrup... and one my kids will actually take (we get the grape flavor but they have orange too). If the cough is really chunky you...
regular Mucinex. I also can use Delsym for a cough with no...
...regular Mucinex. I also can use Delsym for a...
in high doses. mucinex is also good for that same reason....
...i like delsym, because they come in high doses. mucinex is also good for that same ...was me i would do the tussin so that you wouldn't have to choke down twice ...the extra strength mucinex ...
Mucinex and Delsym have really been helping DS. I only...
...really been helping DS. I only give him a dose in the morning and before bed, so I'm definitely not 'overdosing'. I myself have been on Mucinex for the past week and still have the same lingering...
for the cough. I am surprised that the mucinex did not work
...feeling bad. Can you take Delsym? I found that works ...surprised that the mucinex di...
helped suppress it, but I took mucinex for about 5 days and...
...weeks. It came on with laryngitis for 4 days, then a mostly dry, hacking cough. I would cough so hard at night, then all day, it was horrific. Delsym kinda helped suppress it, ...up. Try the muc...
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