Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderYou should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Delsym if you have:
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Chronic bronchitis
- A cough that is accompanied by an excess of phlegm
- A fever, rash, or persistent headache
- A cough that lasts more than seven days or goes away and comes back
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- A smoker
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Delsym and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Delsym and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Delsym Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
What If I Take an Overdose of Delsym?An overdose with this medication can be dangerous, especially if combined with alcohol or other medications. If you happen to take too much Delsym, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Delsym Overdose for more information.)
What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Delsym?If you forget to take your dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, simply skip the one you missed and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose of Delsym, and do not take the medication more frequently than every 12 hours.