Benylin Hypersensitivity Side Effect Reports


The following Benylin Hypersensitivity side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Hypersensitivity, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Benylin or it might take time to develop.


Syncope, Swollen Tongue, Swelling Face, Hypersensitivity, Pharyngeal Oedema, Tinnitus, Dizziness, Muscular Weakness

This Hypersensitivity side effect was reported by a health professional from UNITED KINGDOM. A 28-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: cough. The patient was prescribed Benylin (dosage: NA), which was started on Feb 11, 1995. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Benylin the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Syncope
  • Swollen Tongue
  • Swelling Face
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Pharyngeal Oedema
  • Tinnitus
  • Dizziness
  • Muscular Weakness
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Benylin.
Hypersensitivity

This Hypersensitivity Benylin side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from on Apr 18, 2005. A male , child 10 years of age, weighting 198.4 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Benylin. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Hypersensitivity
. Benylin dosage: 1 Teaspoonful Once, Oral. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.

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Benylin Hypersensitivity Causes and Reviews


An allergy is a reaction by your immune system to something that does not bother most other people. People who have allergies often are sensitive to more than one thing. Substances that often cause reactions are

  • Pollen
  • Dust mites
  • Mold spores
  • Pet dander
  • Food
  • Insect stings
  • Medicines

Normally, your immune system fights germs. It is your body's defense system. In most allergic reactions, however, it is responding to a false alarm. Genes and the environment probably both play a role.

Allergies can cause a variety of symptoms such as a runny nose, sneezing, itching, rashes, swelling, or asthma. Allergies can range from minor to severe. Anaphylaxis is a severe reaction that can be life-threatening. Doctors use skin and blood tests to diagnose allergies. Treatments include medicines, allergy shots, and avoiding the substances that cause the reactions.

NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases


Benylin Hypersensitivity Reviews

Fri, 28 Jan 2011

After several small sips of Benylin DM-E ( regular strength), an episode of transient global amnesia.
Same had occurred many years earlier after absorbing a number of throat lozenges on an airplane

Mon, 12 Mar 2012

I took 7.5ml of Benylin Mucus and Phlegm which is less than the recommended dosage for my age (39 yrs). I did not sleep all night, my eyes are puffy, my vision is blurred caused by a thick discharge in both of my eyes. Never have that before. Its the LAST TIME I TAKE BENYLIN.

Fri, 17 Jan 2014

I took the night time version and now I am wide awake 4 hours later, every time I am about to fall asleep my throat starts twinging and a coughing fit follows. Without the drug I don't have this it has also caused disgusting discharge from my eyes, a horrible headache and tightness in chest.
I would highly recommend NOT taking this product it is horrible and I have a feeling has probably caused serious damage to my bronchial tubes with the amount of coughing its causing.

Sun, 21 Mar 2010

Took it, didn't know it was the "drowsy" kind, went shopping and felt like i was drunk

Thu, 11 Nov 2010

I took Benylin the other night and I could not fall asleep. I was awake in my dream, or my hallucinations. My husband woke me up and my hands we crippled up and I could not move feet. He took me to emergency, as I thought I was having a stroke. The drs said it was probably a reaction to Benylin. I am 58 yr female, healthy and I do not take any other medications.

Sun, 07 Feb 2010

I just took some Benylin cough chest congestion , and I feel very drousy ! I dont understand why its not indicated ! its really stupid

Fri, 25 Oct 2013

Took the prescribed amount for my age. Did wonders in getting rid of my cough but was to busy enjoying the hallucinations to feel the relief. Took it once. Won't take it again. I like being in reality.

Wed, 12 May 2010

Took Benylin( NON DROWSY)last thing at night for chesty cough. Woke up with swollen lower right lip and right cheek. Swelling then spread rapidly around lower lip, left cheek to top lip with pink portion of lip swollen up to nose. Advised to see doctorpromptly (on a Sunday) who immediately prescribed an antihistamine whilst watching out for anaphylactic shock symptoms. Swelling went after 3 days. Awful experience.. Have taken this medication for 25 years without previous poroblems. Still have bottle Lot No A00772 Exp 01/2013

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