The Web Health


Deltuss DP

Generic name: dexchlorpheniramine and pseudoephedrine [dex-klor-fen-EER-a-meen-and-soo-doe-e-FED-rin]
The brand names are: Deltuss DP, Rescon, SuTan, and AllerDur.
Classification of drugs: upper respiratory combinations

What is Deltuss DP?

Dexchlorpheniramine is an antihistamine that decreases the effects of a natural chemical histamine within the body. Histamine may cause symptoms such as nose sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and a runny nose.

Pseudoephedrine can be described as an anti-congestant that reduces blood vessels in nasal passages. The blood vessels are dilapidated and can lead to nose congestion (stuffy nostrils).

Deltuss DP is a combination medication that is used to treat symptoms of typical cold or seasonal allergies such as sneezing, runny or nasal congestion, and itchy eyes, which are watery. Deltuss DP can also be used for other purposes not covered in this guideline.

Side effects of Deltuss DP

Contact a medical professional immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms that indicate an allergy, such as asthma, hives, or swelling of your lips, face, and tongue,

Deltuss DP may cause serious side effects. Stop taking Deltuss DP and contact your doctor immediately if you suffer from:

  • Chest pain, rapid pulse, or irregular heart rate
  • Hallucinations, confusion, extreme nervousness,
  • Tremor, seizure (convulsions);
  • Minimal or no urination
  • Bleeding, bleeding easily, or unusual weakness
  • Dangerously high blood pressure (severe headache that can be accompanied by a buzzing in your ear, anxiety, or shortness of breath)

Common negative effects of Deltuss-Delus syndrome may include:

  • Dizziness, drowsiness, blurred vision;
  • Dry mouth or nose;
  • Nausea, stomach pain, constipation loss of appetite, stomach pain
  • Difficulties with memory or concentration issues with memory or concentration
  • Experiencing a sense of anxiety or excitement (especially when it comes to children).

This isn't a complete list of all the side effects. Others could happen. Contact your doctor for advice regarding medical adverse effects. You can report any adverse reactions to the FDA by calling 1-800-FDA-1088.

Similar/related drugs

Epinephrine topical, pseudoephedrine, phenylephrine nasal, sodium chloride nasal, and AFRI


Do not take Deltuss DP if you have previously taken an MAO inhibitor within the last 14 days. A potentially dangerous interaction between drugs could occur. MAO inhibitors include isocarboxazid rasagiline, linezolid, phenelzine selegiline, tranylcypromine, and selegiline.

Before you take this drug

Don't take this medication in the event that you've used an MAO inhibitor within the past 14 days. A drug interaction that is dangerous may occur. MAO inhibitors are isocarboxazid rasagiline, linezolid and phenelzine selegiline, tranylcypromine, and selegiline.

It is not recommended to use this medication if your body is allergic to pseudoephedrine or dexchlorpheniramine. Consult a physician or pharmacist to determine if it's safe to take this medication when you are suffering from:

  • Asthma or COPD asthma or COPD, a cough that is mucus, or a cough that is due to smoking, emphysema, or chronic bronchitis
  • An obstruction in the stomach or intestines of your body;
  • Renal or liver illness;
  • Excessive blood pressure, cardiovascular condition, coronary artery disease, or a recently experienced coronary artery disease
  • An overly large prostate or urination issues;
  • Glaucoma;
  • Diabetes;
  • Epilepsy or a different seizure;
  • Pheochromocytoma (an adrenal gland tumor);
  • Hyperactive thyroid overactive thyroid
  • If you are taking potassium (Cytra, Epiklor, K-Lyte, K-Phos Kaon, Klor-Con, Polycitra, and Urocit-K),

It isn't known if Deltuss DP can cause harm to a baby who is not yet born. Do not take this medicine without a physician's guidance if you are expecting.

It is not clear if dexchlorpheniramine and pseudoephedrine infuse breast milk or whether they can harm the nursing infant. Antihistamines as well as decongestants can also reduce the production of breast milk. Do not take this medication without your physician's guidance if you're breastfeeding infants. Adults who are older may be more susceptible to experiencing negative side effects from this drug.

Artificially sweetened liquid cold medicine can contain phenylalanine. If you suffer from the condition known as phenylketonuria (PKU), be sure to check the label on your medication to determine whether the medication contains the chemical phenylalanine.

How to take Deltuss DP?

Take exactly as indicated on the label or as recommended by your physician. Avoid using it in larger quantities, in smaller quantities, or for a longer period than is prescribed. The typical cold medicine is taken only for a brief period until the symptoms subside.

Don't give this medication to a child who is less than four years old. Always consult with a doctor prior to giving a cold or cough medicine to an infant. Death can occur because of the misuse of cold or cough medicine in children who are very young. Measure the liquid medicine using a spoon that is specifically designed for measuring doses or a medicine cup, not the standard spoon for table use. If you do not own a device for measuring doses, inquire with your pharmacist to get one.

Contact your physician if your symptoms don't improve after seven days of medication, or if you are suffering from a fever, headache, cough, or the appearance of a skin eruption.

This medication could cause unorthodox results when it comes to allergy tests on the skin. Be sure to inform any doctor treating you that you're taking an antihistamine.

If you require surgery, be sure to inform your surgeon in advance in the event that you've taken a cold medicine in the last few days. Keep it at room temperature, free of heat and moisture.

What will happen if I take excessively?

Because cold medicine is administered in a prescribed manner, you might not be on a regular dosing schedule. If you're taking the medicine regularly, you should make sure to take your missed dose whenever you remember. Don't miss any missed doses if it's nearing the time for your next dose. Do not take any additional medicine to make up for the missed dose.

What will happen if I take excessively?

For medical emergencies, seek emergency medical attention or contact for help at the Poison Help Line at 1-800-222-1222.

What should be avoided?

This medication can affect your ability to think or react. Be cautious if you drive or engage in any activity that requires your attention. vigilant.

Drinking alcohol can intensify certain effects associated with pseudoephedrine and dexchlorpheniramine.

Consult a physician or pharmacist prior to taking any other allergy, cold, or sleep medication. Deltuss DP is present in many combinations of medications. Combining certain medicines could cause you to take too much of a particular substance. Look at the label to determine whether a medication contains an antihistamine or decongestant.

Interaction with other drugs

Consult a physician or pharmacist prior to taking Deltuss DP if you are also taking other medications that are prescription or over-the-counter medications, vitamins, or herbal products. Certain medications can trigger unwanted or harmful consequences when used in conjunction with There are not all the interactions mentioned in this medication guide.

Combining this medication with other drugs that cause you to sleep or cause breathing problems can increase the severity of these effects. Consult your physician before taking Deltuss DP together with a sleeping medication, narcotic pain medicine, muscle relaxer, or medication to treat anxiety, depression, or seizures.