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A 60-year-old male asked:

I took codeine cough syrup 3 hours ago to no effect on my wracking cough; can i take nyquil now?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
No: Codeine containing preparation and any Nyquil isn't recommended, combination would cause CNS depression. Cough can be due to multitude of causes, codeine itself can paradoxically cause cough. Kindly call/see your doctor, best wishes
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