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does nyquil have alcohol in it

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, some do: There are several different Dayquil and Nyquil products. Some have alcohol, some don't. One can find out by reading the labels (the part about "inact ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Nyquil: Alcohol has 25% alcohol content. But nyquil is not considered an "alcohol".
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
25%: Nyquil = 25 % alcohol content.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Christophel
17 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
It depends: Nyquil has various formulations, some of which have alcohol in them and therefore you run the risk of taking too much alcohol. Nyquil also contains A ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Nyquil: Nyquil is 25% alcohol & also contains acetaminophen, dextromethorphan hbr & doxylamine succinate. It is best to avoid use of alcohol with nyquil.
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
1 oz /hr: The average-size body breaks down slightly more than an oz of alcohol per hour on the average with some variations. Women should use the 1/2 oz thumb ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Symptoms: Are there any symptoms to report to us? You must be specific here. Putting rubbing alcohol in something another human is going to drink is assault or ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
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Probably: You should avoid driving or drinking nay more alcohol for the next 8 hours , but otherwise you will be ok from the amount of alcohol you have had
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Alcohol in medicatio: Nyquil does contain alcohol, but it will not affect your immune system. Alcohol will be rapidly absorbed through the stomach lining and metabolized b ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandip Buch
19 years experience Psychiatry
Doses matter: Doses matter. Small amounts, you should be fine. But large enough doses can kill you. You need to be honest and give exact amounts here if you wan ... Read More
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