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Does nyquil have acetaminophen

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Yes: If you are taking recommended doses that should be ok. However, you can also purchase nyquil without acetominophen.

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Lederman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Yes, but no need: Nyquil contains acetaminophen, the active ingredient in tylenol. No need to double dose. Tylenol is very same, so lokiely no harm would come from it... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Lederman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Not a great combo: Not my favorite cocktail. Cough suppressants can inhibit breathing, as can the Codeine in tylenol (acetaminophen) 3. Probably not entirely unsafe, b... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: Maximum dose of Acetomenophen (Tyleno) for an adult is 3gms per day. Just don't take more than the recommended dose of Nyquil. Feel better!
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 30 years experience
Wouldn't suggest it.: Nyquil is a very sedating medication. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is also quite sedating - especially taking 75mg's. The two together in my opinion w... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keshav Narain
Retinal Surgery 30 years experience
Possibly: Acetominophenis also sold as tylenolr. Depends on version of nyquil you took. Generally in healthy patients we advise no more than 1000 mg every eigh... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Maples
A Verified Doctoranswered
19 years experience
No: No, it is not safe. Nyquil contains other ingredients that are not safe to take with alcohol, either.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jodi Ritsch
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Right: 975 mg is under the maximum of 1000mg in 6 hours. Rest easy and feel better
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Efren Rael
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Yes: Usually, there is no interaction with famotidine and nyquil or tylenol (acetaminophen) PM. Some recommend avoiding the combination with a different p... Read More
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