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is it safe to take nyquil before surgery

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
46 years experience Dermatology
Moot point: situation may be a moot point as many surgeons might not want to operate on pt with recent or currently active flu...would tell the surgeon about your ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda DiMeglio
27 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Yes: The pain medicine in nyquil is tylenol (acetaminophen). Depending in the type of nyquil the other medicine in it is a decongestant and/or a cough supp ... Read More
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Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: This should not be a problem. Within 3 weeks of surgery, you should be able to take this medication without concern. However, i would speak with your ... Read More
Dr. Tom Pousti
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Yes.: Yes, the use of this medication should not pose a problem. However, be careful that you inform your surgeon if you remain ill immediately prior to t ... Read More
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Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride): Is a powerful cough suppressant. If he is coughing while taking it, he should see his primary care physician.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not the best choice.: Talk to your gynecologist. Nyquil contains both alcohol & dextromethorphan (dxm) which are not good for your developing baby.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Ripa
35 years experience Pediatrics
Usually yes: If you don't have allergy to ny quil components.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: For 4-7 days, it should be ok. However using pills to regulate your sleep-wake cycle instead of finding out a cause for it is not a good idea as a lo ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Adipex is for am, nyquil is for night.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Nyquil: I would say no. Nyquil has alcohol and , pain medicine in it. You be then taking too much.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes you can: Yes you can and there is no contraindication for that.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Occassionally: Although the two medications should t interact with one another, it is generally recommended that asthmatics avoid cough suppressants unless absolutel ... Read More
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