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Visual Impairment, Glaucoma, Vision Blurred, Visual Acuity Reduced (8211664-9)
on Mar 08, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 87 years of age, was treated with Delsym. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Delsym side effects: visual impairment, glaucoma, vision blurred, visual acuity reduced. Delsym dosage: N/A.

Mydriasis, Feeling Abnormal, Psychomotor Hyperactivity, Accidental Overdose (8205169-9)
Patient was taking Delsym. Patient felt the following Delsym side effects: mydriasis, feeling abnormal, psychomotor hyperactivity, accidental overdose on Mar 07, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , child 5 years of age, . Delsym dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Intentional Self-injury, Confusional State, Fall, Motor Dysfunction, Facial Bones Fracture (8192993-4)
Adverse event was reported on Mar 01, 2012 by a Male taking Delsym (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • sinus congestion
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 69 years of age, After Delsym was administered, patient encountered several Delsym side effects: intentional self-injury, confusional state, fall, motor dysfunction, facial bones fracture.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Aspirin


Agitation, Hallucination (8176694-4)
on Feb 18, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , child 5 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • cough
and was treated with Delsym. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Delsym side effects: agitation, hallucination. Delsym dosage: N/A.


Haemoptysis (8165225-0)
on Feb 16, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 52 years of age, was treated with Delsym. Patient felt the following Delsym side effects: haemoptysis. Delsym dosage: N/A.

Erythema, Pneumonia, Diabetes Mellitus, Pallor, Blood Pressure Increased, Hyperhidrosis (8152922-6)
Patient was taking Delsym. After Delsym was administered, patient encountered several Delsym side effects: erythema, pneumonia, diabetes mellitus, pallor, blood pressure increased, hyperhidrosis on Feb 07, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • nasopharyngitis
  • cough
  • anxiety
and. Delsym dosage: Taking 1 Dose Every 12 Hours. Patient was hospitalized.

Pneumonia, Diabetes Mellitus, Hyperhidrosis, Pallor, Blood Pressure Increased, Erythema (8152920-2)
Adverse event was reported on Feb 07, 2012 by a Female taking Delsym (Dosage: Taking 1 Dose Every 12 Hours) was diagnosed with
  • nasopharyngitis
  • anxiety
  • cough
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 39 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Delsym side effects: pneumonia, diabetes mellitus, hyperhidrosis, pallor, blood pressure increased, erythema.
Associated medications used:
  • Clonopin
Patient was hospitalized.

Pneumonia, Diabetes Mellitus, Hyperhidrosis, Blood Pressure Increased, Pallor, Erythema (8152918-4)
on Feb 07, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • cough
  • anxiety
  • nasopharyngitis
and was treated with Delsym. Patient felt the following Delsym side effects: pneumonia, diabetes mellitus, hyperhidrosis, blood pressure increased, pallor, erythema. Delsym dosage: Taking 1 Dose Every 12 Hours.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Clonopin
Patient was hospitalized.

Erythema, Hyperhidrosis, Pneumonia, Pallor, Diabetes Mellitus, Blood Pressure Increased (8152911-1)
on Feb 07, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • nasopharyngitis
  • anxiety
  • cough
and was treated with Delsym. After Delsym was administered, patient encountered several Delsym side effects: erythema, hyperhidrosis, pneumonia, pallor, diabetes mellitus, blood pressure increased. Delsym dosage: Taking 1 Dose Every 12 Hours.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Clonopin
Patient was hospitalized.

Diabetes Mellitus, Blood Pressure Increased, Pneumonia, Hyperhidrosis, Erythema, Pallor (8152905-6)
Patient was taking Delsym. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Delsym side effects: diabetes mellitus, blood pressure increased, pneumonia, hyperhidrosis, erythema, pallor on Feb 07, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • cough
  • nasopharyngitis
  • anxiety
and. Delsym dosage: Taking 1 Dose Every 12 Hours. Patient was hospitalized.

Blood Pressure Increased, Pallor, Pneumonia, Hyperhidrosis, Erythema, Diabetes Mellitus (8152904-4)
Adverse event was reported on Feb 07, 2012 by a Female taking Delsym (Dosage: Taking 1 Dose Every 12 Hours) was diagnosed with
  • nasopharyngitis
  • anxiety
  • cough
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 39 years of age, Patient felt the following Delsym side effects: blood pressure increased, pallor, pneumonia, hyperhidrosis, erythema, diabetes mellitus.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Clonopin
Patient was hospitalized.

Pallor, Pneumonia, Hyperhidrosis, Erythema, Diabetes Mellitus, Blood Pressure Increased (8152903-2)
on Feb 07, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • cough
  • nasopharyngitis
  • anxiety
and was treated with Delsym. After Delsym was administered, patient encountered several Delsym side effects: pallor, pneumonia, hyperhidrosis, erythema, diabetes mellitus, blood pressure increased. Delsym dosage: Taking 1 Dose Every 12 Hours. Patient was hospitalized.

Diabetes Mellitus, Pneumonia, Erythema, Blood Pressure Increased, Pallor, Hyperhidrosis (8152902-0)
on Feb 07, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • cough
  • nasopharyngitis
  • anxiety
and was treated with Delsym. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Delsym side effects: diabetes mellitus, pneumonia, erythema, blood pressure increased, pallor, hyperhidrosis. Delsym dosage: Taking 1 Dose Every 12 Hours. Patient was hospitalized.

Pallor, Hyperhidrosis, Diabetes Mellitus, Erythema, Pneumonia, Blood Pressure Increased (8152901-9)
Patient was taking Delsym. Patient felt the following Delsym side effects: pallor, hyperhidrosis, diabetes mellitus, erythema, pneumonia, blood pressure increased on Feb 07, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • cough
  • nasopharyngitis
  • anxiety
and. Delsym dosage: Taking 1 Dose Every 12 Hours. Patient was hospitalized.

Hyperhidrosis, Blood Pressure Increased, Erythema, Pneumonia, Diabetes Mellitus, Pallor (8152889-0)
Adverse event was reported on Feb 07, 2012 by a Female taking Delsym (Dosage: Taking 1 Dose Every 12 Hours) was diagnosed with
  • nasopharyngitis
  • anxiety
  • cough
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 39 years of age, After Delsym was administered, patient encountered several Delsym side effects: hyperhidrosis, blood pressure increased, erythema, pneumonia, diabetes mellitus, pallor.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Clonopin
Patient was hospitalized.

Feeling Abnormal (8135347-9)
on Feb 07, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 19 years of age, was treated with Delsym. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Delsym side effects: feeling abnormal. Delsym dosage: Ingested 5 Oz Bottle Of The Product.

Pneumonia, Diabetes Mellitus (8134722-6)
on Feb 04, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 39 years of age, was treated with Delsym. Patient felt the following Delsym side effects: pneumonia, diabetes mellitus. Delsym dosage: Taking 1 Dose Every 12 Hours. Patient was hospitalized.

Productive Cough, Respiratory Tract Infection, Sinusitis (8115705-9)
Patient was taking Delsym. After Delsym was administered, patient encountered several Delsym side effects: productive cough, respiratory tract infection, sinusitis on Jan 09, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , weighting 33.00 lb, . Delsym dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Hizentra
  • Nasonex
  • Xopenex
  • Xyzal
  • Hizentra (See Image)
  • Hizentra (See Image)
  • Pulmicort
  • Prevacid


Heart Rate Increased, Mydriasis, Dysarthria, Cough, Blood Pressure Increased, Anxiety, Paranoia, Dizziness (8115315-3)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 24, 2012 by a Male taking Delsym (Dosage: One Tsp , Single Dose.) was diagnosed with
  • cough
  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
and. Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 63.93 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Delsym side effects: heart rate increased, mydriasis, dysarthria, cough, blood pressure increased, anxiety, paranoia, dizziness.
Associated medications used:
  • Methylphenidate Hcl (1 Tablet In Am , Oral)


Stridor, Respiratory Disorder, Vocal Cord Paralysis (8110559-9)
on Jan 19, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 60 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • nasopharyngitis
  • cough
and was treated with Delsym. Patient felt the following Delsym side effects: stridor, respiratory disorder, vocal cord paralysis. Delsym dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Respiratory Disorder, Vocal Cord Paralysis (8102670-3)
on Jan 18, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 60 years of age, was treated with Delsym. After Delsym was administered, patient encountered several Delsym side effects: respiratory disorder, vocal cord paralysis. Delsym dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Erythema, Pruritus, Hypoaesthesia (8062769-7)
Patient was taking Delsym. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Delsym side effects: erythema, pruritus, hypoaesthesia on Jan 16, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , 15 years of age, . Delsym dosage: Entire Bottle At 12pm. 1.16.12.

Mental Disorder, Blood Pressure Increased, Gait Disturbance, Confusional State, Asthenia (8035467-3)
Adverse event was reported on Dec 29, 2011 by a Female taking Delsym (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , 76 years of age, Patient felt the following Delsym side effects: mental disorder, blood pressure increased, gait disturbance, confusional state, asthenia. Patient was hospitalized.

Epistaxis (8026947-5)
on Dec 26, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 63 years of age, was treated with Delsym. After Delsym was administered, patient encountered several Delsym side effects: epistaxis. Delsym dosage: Thursday Night 10ml, Friday Night 10ml.

Diverticulum, Diarrhoea Haemorrhagic (7981655-1)
on Dec 07, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 82 years of age, was treated with Delsym. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Delsym side effects: diverticulum, diarrhoea haemorrhagic. Delsym dosage: A Couple Days Ago, 10ml/12 Hours.
Associated medications used:
  • Coumadin
Patient was hospitalized.

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Active Ingredient: ACETAMINO DEXTROMET DIPHENHYD

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Side Effects reported to FDA: 216. View Delsym Adverse Reports

Delsym safety alerts: No

Reported deaths: 6

Reported hospitalizations: 47

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