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active ingredient in nyquil that makes you sleepy

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Confusing: Nyquil is designed to be taken and night and not to keep you awake. There are available similar preparations to take during the day which are calibra ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Although the: Tendency is for most people to feel sleepy with nyguil - some people have a paradoxic reaction and have trouble sleepiing as well as excitability.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
NyQuill: Yes it will as it has alcohol in it. It is not a good idea to use these medications to get to sleep. They can very easily be misused. Get into a prope ... Read More
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Dr. David May
Dr. David May answered
29 years experience Dentistry
Yes, but why?: Why take a pain reliever, cough suppressant and antihistamine just to get sleepy. There are much better sleep aids than nyquil.
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A 10-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Half of what ?: Your question stopped at "half of" so there is no way we can answer your question unless you start over and complete it. Your submissions are not link ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is safe: Yes it is safe to take with 5mgm of Xanax if you have cold.But it will make you more drowsy
A 10-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Dose for Melatonin: Dose for melatonin for age is 3 mg whole tablet
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Langenhan
15 years experience Psychiatry
Assessing sleep: Taking muscle relaxants or NyQuil is not going to help you to get quality/natural sleep. I would suggest talking to your physician about getting a sle ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience General Practice
Not safe: I do not suggest taking these drugs together. Benadryl is an antihistamine. The Doxylamine succinate in NyQuil Severe is also an antihistamine. NyQuil ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Panagiota Korenis
12 years experience Psychiatry
It's ok.: Only take as recommended and nothing more. You should expect that tomorrow you will have excess daytime drowsiness.
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