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Delsym Report: Feeling tired headache

Delsym Report: Feeling tired headache

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

Male patient reported the following Delsym (dextromethorphan polistirex extended-release suspension) side effects :
feeling tired, headache

Within 30mins of taking Delysm child reported feeling weak and tired, two hours later complained of headache and "do not feel good."

Medication Dosage: 10ml
Medication Frequency: once
Patient Age: 14
Patient Weight: 76
Other medications: none
Diagnosis: sorethroat with coughing
Pre-existing conditions: sickle cell under treatment with Hydroxyurea, allergic to sulfa.
Hospitalized? No
Life-threatening? No
Disabled? No
Birth Defects? No
Was intervention required to prevent damage? No
Other serious medical events? No
Died? No

It is estimated that 1.5 million preventable adverse drug events occur each year. Many more millions of mild adverse drug events occur each year which can affect your health, mental state, and normal everyday functioning. Drug side effects can cause death, disability, and illness.

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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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