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Walgreens Report: Dizziness unable sleep feeling

Walgreens Report: Dizziness unable sleep feeling

A following Walgreens side effect report was submitted by a user.

Female patient reported the following Walgreens brand of Delsym Cough DM side effects :
Dizziness, unable to sleep, feeling of a high, diarrhea, tingling all over.

I am a 40 year old female. I took Walgreens brand of Delsym Cough DM extended release cough syrup. For the first time, I took under the recommended dosage of 10mL (approx: 8mL), as told to do so by pharmacist. Have had feelings of dizziness, unable to sleep, diarrhea, feelings of a highness, tingling in right fingers.

Medication Dosage: under 10mL
Medication Frequency: first time use, once and will be last.
Patient Age: 40
Patient Weight: 180
Other medications: None, as I am afraid to take my Zyrtec 10mg with any type of cough suppressant unless told to do so by my physician.
Diagnosis: Cough due to common cold; recommended to take by Walgreens pharmacist
Pre-existing conditions: Allergic to PCN, Celebrex, Avelox, Pollen, Dust Mites, Pine, Mold. Smoke occasionally up to 2-4 / day Race: Caucasian
Hospitalized? No
Life-threatening? No
Disabled? No
Birth Defects? No
Was intervention required to prevent damage? No
Other serious medical events? No
Died? No

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Most drugs have a large list of nonsevere or mild adverse effects which do not rule out continued usage. These effects depend on individual sensitivity, and can include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, malaise, vomiting, headache, dermatitis, dry mouth, etc. Check commonly reported side effects . These can be considered a form of pseudo-allergic reaction, as not all users experience these effects; many users experience none at all. PatientsVille on Facebook
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