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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
39 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Kang
Dr. Jane Kang answered
21 years experience Psychiatry
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
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Xanax/Nyquil: Excess sedation, disorientation, poor memory, poor coordination, respiratory depression. Contact your doctor ASAP.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
38 years experience Addiction Medicine
NO: there are no known drug interactions between Nyquil and Lamictal
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Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
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
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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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
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Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Sleepiness: Both can cause sleepiness, and combination might make it worse.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Too much: 4 Nyquil at a time is too much acetaminophen unless you are first seen by your health care provider and prescribed that much.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Kanter
21 years experience Geriatrics
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
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