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User Reviews for Bromfed DM

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Cough and Nasal Congestion  
5.9
25 reviews 1155 medications

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Reviews for Bromfed DM

sydlynn · Taken for less than 1 month · January 4, 2021

For Cough and Nasal Congestion: “I could not sleep because of this medicine, it made me feel like I had to move every second and made me so paranoid and anxious. It also made my heart pound hard and just made me feel so messed up, I can’t wait for it to wear off to never take it again. I literally feel like I’m about to have a heart attack”

1 / 10
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Marijean · March 6, 2013

For Cough and Nasal Congestion: “I was so miserable with upper respiratory symptoms; nasal congestion, coughing all night, etc. One dose of Bromfed DM and I felt so much better, slept all night without coughing and congestion was gone. Great stuff!”

9 / 10
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Me2017 · Taken for 1 to 2 years · March 27, 2017

For Cough and Nasal Congestion: “I find that giving my 4 yr old son Bromfed DM, makes him aggressive and sleepless. I am not sure if its a combination with Albuterol or just by itself. I would say that he is hypersensitive to these drugs including zyrtec, claritin and singulair. When he was younger I would give him bromfed dm and zyrtec also. He would be hyper and I thought that was his "normal behavior". When he got switched to claritin and singulair its when we noticed how much more aggressive he was becoming. When I stopped all the medicine, its when his demeanor completely changed. He suffers from environmental allergies & now when I give him any of the medications above, his demeanor starts changing. His aggression is uncontrollable. His doctors don't believe me.”

7 / 10
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Susiej · Taken for less than 1 month · November 2, 2019

For Cough and Nasal Congestion: “I don't normally write reviews and I know everybody reacts differently to medication. But I will never take Bromfed DM again!!! It made my heart feel like it was going to beat right out my chest. It did not help my coughing at all which is why it was prescribed for me. I hope it works well for others. But for me I'll never take it again!!!!”

1 / 10
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kmg's mom · Taken for less than 1 month · December 21, 2013

For Cough and Nasal Congestion: “Great! My daughter has had a cold and cough to the point of vomiting a few times. After the Dr checked her to make sure nothing serious, gave her this and she felt immediately better. Coughing and congestion significantly reduced. Bromfed is amazing and tastes good too (I always try anything I am going to give my children).”

10 / 10
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Montgomery · Taken for less than 1 month · February 29, 2020

For Cough and Nasal Congestion: “This is the second time I’ve used this medication for a sinus infection. It is the best medicine I’ve ever been prescribed for getting rid of congestion in my head that moves down to chest. There is an immediate reduction in symptoms after first dose, which is impressive for any medication. Only side effect for me is loss of appetite.”

10 / 10
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Kmallas87 · Taken for less than 1 month · February 16, 2020

For Cough and Nasal Congestion: “My Daughter was recently prescribed this medication for her cough and nasal congestion that wasn’t clearing up for two weeks. This has started to significantly improve her symptoms to where she’s not sneezing and having a lot of mucous in her nasal passages. The only down fall to it, is the flavor along with the drowsiness. It makes her soooo sleepy and groggy and a little slower than usual with her speech and actions. But overall the benefits have outweighed that and has proven to be what she needed to get better as she was diagnosed with a bad case of allergies and possible viral infection that accompanied her allergy symptoms.”

10 / 10
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Awesome1jg · Taken for less than 1 month · February 27, 2013

For Cough and Nasal Congestion: “I thought I had the flu. Long story short, too late to treat so I was sent home with cough meds. I was offered codeine but that stuff never worked for me so I asked if there was anything else. I had mentioned that I had allergies as well so he gave me this. I felt so much better within an hour of the first dose. No drowsiness for me but I don't get drowsy with Benadryl either so I wasn't expecting it.”

9 / 10
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Horrible · Taken for less than 1 month · March 12, 2022

For Cough and Nasal Congestion: “Would never take this medicine again. It made me anxious, irritable, fatigued and made my heart feel like it was going to explode through my chest. Helped with my cough but not worth the terrible side effects and disgusting taste.”

1 / 10
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Retired Nurse · Taken for less than 1 month · August 28, 2021

For Cough and Nasal Congestion: “This med has been effective for my frequent cough and upper respiratory congestion which I had experienced for a day and night before being tested (negative) for covid. I carefully measured the 10 ml dose because I know the importance accurate dosing. The taste was very pleasant, so possibly the manufacturer has made a change, since I read reviews of really bad taste. It very quickly began to relieve the “heavy” feeling in my chest and promoted deep breathing without coughing. I slept well with less coughing and did not take the med during the night. I stayed very well hydrated with water. Second day of taking Bromfed DM: the congestion is breaking up. I feel much better.”

10 / 10
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Ang · Taken for less than 1 month · December 20, 2018

For Cough and Nasal Congestion: “Worked well for me! I have been dealing with cough/cold for the last week + ear infection and went to the doctor today. She gave me bromfed DM on top of an antibiotic for my ear infection and I have noticed much improvement even after just 1 dose. I can breathe out of my nose again!”

10 / 10
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MommyOfGirls · Taken for less than 1 month · October 5, 2014

For Cough and Nasal Congestion: “I went to the doctor for my preschooler and the 1st time, they sent me home with nothing but recommendations for OT remedies. A week and a half later, no improvement, especially at night when coughing became unbearable for my little one. They gave her Bromfed DM and diagnosed allergies on top of the cold. Worked like a charm. She was able to rest and fight the cold and was back to her old self. Now, I have the cold, and I have tried Nyquil, cough drops, honey and lemon and tea remedies. Nothing worked. My daughter had a half bottle leftover, (I do not have insurance for myself and don't qualify for any if you are wondering) so I had to do research on reactions, dosage, etc. Mommy hasn't slept. Hoping it works.”

10 / 10
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K. Ron · Taken for less than 1 month · February 15, 2018

For Cough and Nasal Congestion: “I have been officially diagnosed with the flu so you know I am not exaggerating when I say my cough is horrendous. I will cough for so long, non-stop for an hour or more, that I feel like I am going to go crazy. In the beginning I took an OTC medication for colds. The next day, I took prescription Bromfed. The only difference between the prescription Bromfed & the OTC medication is the Bromfed seems to work a little faster than the OTC meds.”

6 / 10
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Matt · Taken for less than 1 month · December 24, 2019

For Cough and Nasal Congestion: “The taste is unbearable I dread taking this awful medicine when I take it I get better in a few days but you’re way better off taking a different decongestant their are many other options that you can ask your doctor for but if you can’t swallow pills bromfed is the way to go but I highly recommended mixing it into a different soft drink”

2 / 10
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Andrew620 · January 9, 2018

For Cough and Nasal Congestion: “Awful experience awful drug... It seriously made me feel like I was about to have a seizure (had my first seizure a month and a half before this happened) wasn't a good feeling at all... would definitely recommend staying away from this one!”

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BGG · Taken for less than 1 month · June 7, 2022

For Cough and Nasal Congestion: “It was time for bed so I decided to take a dose to help me breath at night… I was heavily congestion to the point I snored when I tried breathing through my mouth. I dosed off about 20 mins after taking it which is not normal for me I usually have trouble sleeping at night. Anywho, a few hours in I found myself awake and anxious. I felt my heart and thought I was maybe going to have a heart attack was tossing and turning and had weird dreams. It helped with my breathing but that feeling of maybe dying is scarier than anything I’ve experienced. Maybe less dosage next time? Idk but it was something I rather not experience again!”

4 / 10
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Anonymous · June 6, 2013

For Cough and Nasal Congestion: “Works great. Nothing helped my cough and congestion until I began taking Bromfed.”

10 / 10
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Lua · Taken for less than 1 month · December 9, 2012

For Cough and Nasal Congestion: “Fast recovering.”

9 / 10
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CC · Taken for less than 1 month · February 5, 2020

For Cough and Nasal Congestion: “Helped cough but the trade off for the severe side effects of nausea, dizziness and heart palpitations was not a worth it. Never taking it again.”

1 / 10
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Ed Boca · March 8, 2017

For Cough and Nasal Congestion: “Worked well. I took every 4 hrs about 7 ml ”

10 / 10
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ktcc · February 22, 2016

For Cough and Nasal Congestion: “nothing better after 2 days, still coughing a lot”

1 / 10
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Dat boi · Taken for 1 to 6 months · May 22, 2016

For Cough and Nasal Congestion: “Did nothing for my cough.”

3 / 10
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Elly jumbo · January 28, 2016

For Cough and Nasal Congestion: “Can't urinate for 2 days, horrible pain, need a catheter”

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Greg P. · Taken for less than 1 month · December 5, 2015

For Cough and Nasal Congestion: “Not effective”

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Koala · Taken for less than 1 month · November 7, 2021

For Cough and Nasal Congestion: “I took it once and it made me cough basically non stop. I took it again before bed hoping it would be better next time, it wasn’t ;( can’t sleep just coughing my brains out.”

1 / 10
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