A 25-year-old female asked:
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my boyfriend drank 5 beers about four or five hours ago, although he has a very bad cough! would it be safe for him to take nyquil now?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Not safe,: Because alcohol increases toxicity of nyquil by slowing drug metabolism. Also both increase sedation and drowsiness and depress the central nervous system. Not recommended.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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