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A 17-year-old female asked:

i have strep throat and i'm having trouble sleeping. ive taken penicillin that my doctor prescribed. can i take both penicillin and nyquil?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, that would be a reasonable choice.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Yes: Make sure that you are not taking acetaminophen and cold medicines as that may lead to an overdose of this medication.

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Last updated Oct 29, 2020

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