Dexalone vs Delsym

Dexalone
(OTC)
Delsym
(OTC)
Dexalone is a respiratory medication.
Delsym is a respiratory medication.
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
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4.1
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Cough
4.5
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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Not Available
October 8, 1982
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
390 Discussions
6,324 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Cough
Dexalone is approved for Cough and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Cough
#2 for Common Cold
#3 for Flu
Delsym is approved for Cough and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Dex
Vomiting
10
Nausea
5
Diabetes
2
Euphoria
2
Bleeding
1
Liver Damage
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Hallucinations
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Addiction
1
Del
Vomiting
8
Nausea
4
Euphoria
2
Hallucinations
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Addiction
1
Depression
1
Dizziness
1
Wheezing
1
Serotonin Syndrome
1
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Vomiting
Dex
Del
10
8
Nausea
Dex
Del
5
4
Diabetes
Dex
Del
2
0
Euphoria
Dex
Del
2
2
Bleeding
Dex
Del
1
0
Liver Damage
Dex
Del
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Dex
Del
1
2
Hallucinations
Dex
Del
1
2
High Blood Pressure
Dex
Del
1
0
Addiction
Dex
Del
1
1
Vomiting
Del
Dex
8
10
Nausea
Del
Dex
4
5
Euphoria
Del
Dex
2
2
Hallucinations
Del
Dex
2
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
Del
Dex
2
1
Addiction
Del
Dex
1
1
Depression
Del
Dex
1
0
Dizziness
Del
Dex
1
0
Wheezing
Del
Dex
1
0
Serotonin Syndrome
Del
Dex
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Dexalone during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Delsym during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Dexalone and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Delsym and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 30 mg
Liquid: 30 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Dextromethorphan
Dextromethorphan, Dextromethorphan Polistirex
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Dexalone and Delsym: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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