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Delsym

Identifier

023979

Type of Spiritual Experience

Hallucination

Number of hallucinations: 89

Background

A description of the experience

Delsym is a brand of cough medicine. It is different from most brands of cough medicine in that the active ingredient is "time released". The time release feature 'allows the drug to suppress the cough reflex for a longer period of time'. The active ingredient per teaspoon (5 mL) is dextromethorphan polistirex, equivalent to dextromethorphan HBr 30 mg.

Most common Delsym side effects from eHealthme

  • Drug ineffective - (339 reports)
  • Dizziness - (145 reports)
  • Drug abuse and dependence - (121 reports)
  • Overdose - (121 reports)
  • Accidental overdose (therapeutic agent) - (108 reports)
  • Feeling abnormal - (94 reports)
  • Hallucinations - (87 reports)
  • Nausea - (81 reports)
  • High blood pressure - (69 reports)
  • Diarrhea - (67 reports)

On Jan, 25, 2017   1,559 people reported to have side effects when taking Delsym.  Among them, 87 people (5.58%) have Hallucination

On Feb, 02, 2017  1,559 people reported to have side effects when taking Delsym.  Among them, 2 people (0.13%) have Hallucination, Auditory

 

On Jan, 24, 2017  1,559 people reported to have side effects when taking Delsym.  Among them, 5 people (0.32%) have Death Of Child

 

The source of the experience

eHealthme

Concepts, symbols and science items

Concepts

Symbols

Science Items

Activities and commonsteps

Activities

Overloads

Cough medicine

Commonsteps

Hearing voices

References