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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Aldex DM Oral.

Overall User Ratings

8 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

1-5 of 5
Condition: Cough
2/25/2010 7:02:57 PM

Reviewer: mommaluna, 7-12 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My son has taken this two times today for his cough and it has not helped AT ALL. After reading these reviews, I won't be giving it to him again --especially if it even isn't working.

Condition: Cough
2/15/2010 10:39:05 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication was prescribed by our pediatrician for our son's cold/cough symptoms...I might as well have mixed grape Kool Aid with melted ice cream for the same result...This drug is completely useless in my opinion...the medication was ineffective in suppressing cough and cold symptoms but for fear of drug interaction and side-effects, I had to wait several hours before giving our son some ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cough
10/26/2009 11:48:24 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
As soon as I saw the review about the exact same symptoms, I knew it was the cough medicine. Our son walked around in a daze the other day, like never before. He is constantly waking up at night for the last two nights. The medicine is also very think, not flavorful, and difficult to administer.

Condition: Cough
1/26/2009 9:19:31 AM

Reviewer: 3-6 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My daughter was given this medication mainly for her cough. After the 2nd day of use she began not sleeping well at night, and by the 3rd day her attitude was way different and she was having more fits of rage. After my husband and I were discussing it all last night the only thing that has changed is taking this medication. We can tell her cought is a little better, but all other cold symtoms are ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cough
1/7/2009 5:55:31 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Diagnosed "just shy of strep throat," this was my second experience with AldexDM - with the same results. The side/after effects made me feel worse that I already was! Just taking 1 teaspoon I would be very sleepy, and wake up with hangover effects (headache, spinning room, stomache upset). The same dosage of VI-Q-TUSS was taken with no problem during or after. And, apparently it is ... Show Full Comment

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