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Delsym vs. Mucinex for Cough

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Delsym

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/ 4,877 posts

Mucinex

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/ 39,186 posts
Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Based on 4,877 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 39,186 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
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Mucinex DM couch and chest congestion
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What patients are saying about Delsym vs. Mucinex

208 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
Can you dose both delsym mucinex together, no problem...
...for the mucinex rec. Can you dose both delsym mucinex together, no problem? Woudl b...
for the cough. I am surprised that the mucinex did not work....
...take Delsym? I found that works pretty good for the cough. I am surprised that the...
Mucinex. I also can use Delsym for a cough with no problem
...regular Mucinex. I also can use Delsym for a...
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...
helped suppress it, but I took mucinex for about 5 days and...
I had a cough recently that lingered for ...all day, it was horrific. Delsym kinda helped suppress it, but I took mucinex for about 5 days and ...just couldn't cough up. Try the mucinex for a fe...
a cough. Also regular Mucinex helps with congestion for me
...cough. Also regular Mucinex helps with congestio...
better Nancy!  I love Delsym and Mucinex (I get the stuff...
Get better Nancy!  I love Delsym and Mucinex (I get the stuff you have to purchase from...
have been taking the liquid mucinex (the one for cold, flu,...
I have been taking the liquid mucinex (the one for cold, flu, and sore throat) for ...to nothing for my cough. Can I take delsym while ...
him cough. Delsym doesn't do anything. We had RX cough...
Mucinex makes him cough. Delsym doesn't do anything. We had RX cough ...either. I usually give him Dimetap, because his nose...
and Mucinex during the day. It really helps me if the...
...is Mucinex and Delsym at night and Mucinex during the day. It really helps me if the cough is productive! My cough was so bad that I had severe ribcage pain...
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