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Delsym 12-Hour Cough Relief

Brand names include: Babee Cof and Buckley’s Mixture Cough Supressant. Other brands include Children’s Cough DM or Children’s Robitussin 12-Hour Cough Relief.
Drug class: antitussives

What is Delsym 12-Hour Cough Relief?

Delsym 12-Hour Cough Relief treats coughs caused by the flu or the common cold. Delsym 12-Hour Cough Relief does not treat coughs caused by asthma or There are several brands and types of dextromethorphan. This leaflet does not cover every product available on the market. Delsym 12-hour Cough Relief can be used in other ways not mentioned in the medication guide.

Side Effects of Delsym 12-Hour Cough Relief

If you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergy: difficulty breathing, hives, swelling in your lips, face, throat, or tongue

Delsym 12-Hour Cough Relief can cause severe side effects. Delsym 12-Hour Cough Relief should be stopped immediately, and you need to consult your doctor if:

  • Severe nervousness and confusion
  • Severe dizziness or drowsiness;
  • Blurred vision
  • Urination that is painful or difficult

Some of the common side effects that Delsym 12-Hour Cough Relief can cause include:

  • Loss of appetite, nausea, diarrhea,
  • Dizziness;
  • Tingling;
  • Feeling restless

There may be other side effects. Call your physician immediately if experiencing side effects; otherwise contact FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 to report it.


Delsym 12-Hour Cough Relief should not be used if an MAO inhibitor has been taken in the last 14 days. Examples include isocarboxazid (linezolid), methylene blue, phenelzine, or rasagiline.

Before you take this drug

Delsym 12-Hour Cough Relief should not be used if an MAO inhibitor has been taken in the last 14 days. There could be a dangerous drug interaction. The MAO inhibitors are isocarboxazid (linezolid), methylene blue injection (phenelzine), rasagiline (selegiline), tranylcypromine, and many others. If you have an allergy to Delsym 12 Hour Cough Relief, then it is best not to use this product. If you are suffering from any health conditions, ask your doctor or pharmacist whether this medication is suitable for use. Delsym 12-Hour Cough Relief is not recommended for children younger than 12. Consult your doctor before taking this medication if you're pregnant or breastfeeding. The medicine you are taking may contain phenylalanine. If you have phenylketonuria, check the label of your medication.

How to take Delsym 12-Hour Cough Relief?

Adhere to the directions found on your package or those given to you by a physician.Use cold or cough medicines only as needed until symptoms have cleared up. Measuring liquid medication is important. Dosing devices are available, but not spoons. If your symptoms don't improve within 7 days or you experience a headache, fever, or rash, call your doctor. Tell your doctor or surgeon if you are going to need medical testing or surgery that you've taken Delsym 12-Hour Cough Relief within the last few days. Keep away from heat, moisture, and light. Store at room temperature, away from moisture, heat, and light.

What happens if I miss the dose?

As cough and cold medicines should only be taken when necessary, no set schedule should be followed when taking them. If it's almost time for another dose to take, skip any missed one altogether rather than taking both doses at the same time. Never double up.

What happens if I overdose?

Call 1-800-222-1222 if you suspect poison ingestion and seek immediate medical care, or dial the poison hotline number listed at this number (800222-1222).

What should be avoided?

Delsym 12-Hour Cough Relief may affect your reactions. You may be unable to react properly. Certain side effects can be exacerbated by alcohol consumption. Before using Delsym 12-Hour Cough Relief or other over-the-counter medicines, consult your doctor.

Interaction with other drug

This medicine should not be taken with any other medications that can cause you to fall asleep or have difficulty breathing. (For example, opioids, muscle relaxers, and medicines for seizures or anxiety.) Before using other medications, such as vitamins and herbs, consult your doctor or pharmacist. This medication guide does not list all possible interactions with other drugs.