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Condition: Cough
10/13/2014 8:12:44 AM

Reviewer: Laura, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Delsym helped me stop coughing so I could sleep. However this product givres me an itchy rash! I claw my skin and the only thing that seems to calm the itch is an aloe vera based product. The rash is always on my upper inner thighs, and in my arm pits, and it is a red raised bumpy area. It's a maddening itch, but I have to choose sleep or scratching. I imagine the itch comes from a dye in the ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cough
9/8/2014 6:17:34 PM

Reviewer: Dana, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Had a dry cough, took Delsym syrup. I feel nausea, very light headed, stomach upset, even 12 hrs after I took a teaspoonful. Couldn't sleep all night, now I'm falling asleep at my desk. There is something in this medication that makes you feel very strange! Would not recommend.

Condition: Cough
3/31/2014 6:30:30 AM

Reviewer: bianca, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My first 2 attempts with this syrup were negative. I am not going to sumit myself to the several after effects I read on the Web site, when my 2 attempts to control the cough failed. The Pharmacist recommended it as a new type of cough supressant but definely not working for me. Never tried other cough medicines before but DELSY very disappointing.

Condition: Cough
3/10/2014 10:56:51 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had a dry cough, could barely talk and was constantly feeling the need to cough or "clear my throat". This medication completely fixed those symptoms so I could rest and talk again. It also helped relieve the pressure in my chest because of the constant irritation. I did have a tiny stomach discomfort and a bit of a feeling like I was watching the world through a TV screen (just a l ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cough
2/16/2014 4:43:23 AM

Reviewer: Melissa, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took delsym for a cough caused by allergies and while it did stop my cough the side effects were horrible. I literally couldn't sleep after taking it! And what little sleep I got was not very restful. I felt very light headed and disconnected with the world. Went to work and found I had a hard time concentrating and problems with my vision.I'd also would feel very nauseous and have a str ... Show Full Comment

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