A 30-year-old female asked:
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i have a terrible cold and i take 150mg of sertraline a day. i'm reading that i can not take nyquil, what is safe to take?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: If you have fever, take some Tylenol (acetaminophen). Things like Nyquil do not do anything to treat the cold. Drink plenty of water and get some rest.
Answered on Nov 9, 2015

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