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Nyquil abuse effects

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Effects of NyQuil: The half-life of doxylamine (the time it takes for your body to get rid of half of the drug) is 6-12 hours. The vast majority should be gone within a... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
Pediatrics 40 years experience
Toxicity: It is the amount of Acetaminophen in the nyquil that can seriously harm you. It can cause your liver to shut down and potentially kill you. Get eva... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Kang
22 years experience
Dangerous. : Nyquil has a good amount of alcohol in it and you should not mix xanax (alprazolam) with alcohol. At best, you will be very sleepy. At worst, you coul... Read More
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Xanax/Nyquil: Excess sedation, disorientation, poor memory, poor coordination, respiratory depression. Contact your doctor ASAP.
A female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Alcohol Dependence: I commend you for your concern about safety of Nyquil. Side effects of Nyquil are-Drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, upset stomach, nervousness. ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
A Verified Doctoranswered
45 years experience
Mid mixtures: Prednisone can awaken and excite and increase appetite and elevate glucose. Nyquil is drying and slightly sedating. Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm is dryi... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Sleepiness: Both can cause sleepiness, and combination might make it worse.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Pharmacist: Your pharmacist is very qualified to inform you of the side effects of these medications and instruct you about possible interactions and precautions ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Kanter
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics 22 years experience
Recommend against: Expiration dates are used for reasons. I cannot predict it would cause harm or that it would not work, but the risk outweighs the benefit. I would ge... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
I'd never advise it: The FDA does not approve this product under 2, but the health care societies have studied & found these products of no value to kids under 6. Thou... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
No, not much...: Nyquil or other cold medicines don't do much to help get rid of pneumonia. Cold medicines can lessen one's cough and runny nose, but the pneumonia sti... Read More
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