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Does dayquil help with sore throat

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Try this: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test / culture. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
Pediatric Dentistry 35 years experience
It is OK: Do not take more then the recommended dosage, otherwise this is fine. The big difference between dayquil and nyquil is that nyquil has extra ingredien... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Rheumatology 34 years experience
Should be fine: The major concern with medications like DayQuil or Nightquil would be drowsiness. I certainly would not drink further while on Dayquil or any other ov... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Dayquil: One of the ingredients in Dayquil can accelerate the heart rhythm and there is a slight chance of harmful reaction with citalopram which can rarely ca... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Not necessarily : I would treat symptoms if improves the patient feeling better.Sometimes if you suppress a cough you may not clear secretions as much but if does signi... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Nothing: This sounds like the flu. No over the counter medications will get rid of the flu, cold, or a bacterial sinus/throat/lung infection. They do help with... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Trpkovski
29 years experience
Anxiety: No you shouldn't worry if you follow the instructions you are safely using the product. If your still concerned go see your doc :)
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Green
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 46 years experience
Yes: It is safe to take Allegra if you have already taken dayquil which contains tylenol, (acetaminophen) dextromethorphan and a decongestant. Do not take ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 32 years experience
Sore throat: Probably a virus a common cold. Drink fluids and rest. Yellow or greenish drainage with a fever, think bacterial infection that needs an antibiotic.... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
No contraindication: to the OTC cold medicines mentioned. Whether they work or not is another issue. I find that inhaling warm steam for a few minutes 2x daily for 3 days ... Read More