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How long after taking dayquil can you drink alcohol

A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Depends: It depends on "How much alcohol?" Most docs would agree that one serving of alcohol would be ok, assuming you were in otherwise good health. Too much... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Cold Meds and ETOH: 5 hours after an appropriate dose of DayQuil as you took, it should be okay to drink in moderation. DayQuil can be dosed every 4 hours, so they effec... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
My advise is no.: This is because the medicine contain a powerful chemical dextromethorphan . Even though it say dayquil , it does not make is any safer . If you have t... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 53 years experience
Don't take: As a general rule: Don't take Tylenol (acetaminophen) (*T) if you are drinking, and don't drink alcohol (*A) if you are taking*T.*T is metabolized in ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Dayquil: Since Dayquil contains acetaminophen I feel that you shouldn't drink alcohol for 24 hours after the last dose of Dayquil.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
Addiction Medicine 39 years experience
Any time: there are no drug interaction between alcohol and DayQuil so any time should be ok
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
Pharmacology 45 years experience
Nizatidine > 6 Weeks: Nizatidine is generally safe to take for longer than 6 weeks. But, if you need to take it for 6 weeks or longer, your symptoms probably indicate that ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
Neurosurgery 40 years experience
Alcohol: At 16 hours the drug should be metabolized and not having an effect. More important is the factor that you are not feeling any side effects from the m... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Steinberg
41 years experience
Healthy? Then OK.: 16 hours is enough time to clear the drug, and interaction with alcohol should be minimal. If you have any significant medical problems, especially l... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
32 years experience
That depends: On other factors as well. Also are you presently on any other medications? Is drinking = 1 beer or a six pack? More information needed. Hope thi... Read More