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Can I Take Theraflu Night Time And Nyquil Night Time Simultaneously I Seem To Be Developing A Cold
No: They have some same ingredients. Pick one. Hope you feel better soon! ::passes the kleenex and chicken soup::. ...Read more
Can you take benzonatate and Theraflu (or NyQuil) at the same time? Trying to get some sleep and wonder if taking these simultaneously is OD'ing.
No problem: Taking both of those should be just fine. Get some rest! ...Read more
Been taking 20mg Paxil 11:30am for about 5 months. Can I take NyQuil at night or theraflu since I'm really sick?
These OTC meds both contain a decongestant and acetaminophen. Taking both can be dangerous.
These OTC combination medications are not very effective and will not make you get better 1 day sooner than taking nothing. Your best bet is to take Tylenol(acetaminophen) for pain or fever and a 12-hour nasal decongestant spray like Afrin for nasal congestion, follow the directions on label. ...Read more
I'm on claritin (loratadine) D and flonase, but getting little relief/sleep. Is it okay to also take either theraflu nightime sever cold and cough or nyquil coldflu?
No: Consult your prescriber, but I believe Trazodone hangs around a while in your system & may interact w/some OTC meds. Besides, I don't recommend the combination OTC cold meds bc they may contain unnecessary, & even dangerous, ingredients. For thick mucous, use plain guafenisin. For allergies, use otc certrizine. For runny nose that clear mucous, if no HTN, phenylephrine or sudafed ...Read more
Hopefully nothing: just skip the next dose of either, Theraflu and nyquil have different combo formulations and can contain the same ingredients in each, so you may have a double effect or increased chances of side effects as sedation / CNS depression, read the labels carefully, wish you both wellness ...Read more
No: Better avoid the combination, nighttime cough medicines contain antihistamines which interact with trazodone, also other ingredients of cough meds like dextromethorphan would interact with trazodone as well, all would lead to CNS depression, call or see your doctor if your cough symptoms are really bothersome and you can't stop the trazodone, good luck ...Read more
If I take nyquil last night, woud it show in my drug screen requid by my job? I work as care giver, and some times we requid dtug screen. I am old fashon, I don't like take madicaction when I have cold. But last night I took nyquil. Woud it show in my dru
Not generally: Most employers test for drugs of abuse, and nyquil, outside of a little alcohol, does not have any of the drugs they would be testing for (usually amphetamines, pcp, marijuana, opioids, benzodiazepines, cocaine). Also, they usually ask you to fill out paperwork on what your medications are, so you should just list the nyquil. ...Read more
Can I take a sleep medicine with famotidine such as nighttime Nyquil or Tylenol (acetaminophen) pm?
Yes: Usually, there is no interaction with famotidine and nyquil or tylenol (acetaminophen) PM. Some recommend avoiding the combination with a different pain medication such as enteric-coated naproxen as the combination may result in premature dissolution of enteric coating, potentially increasing risk of stomach ulcers sometimes associated with naproxen. ...Read more
Symptoms: sinus pressure, runny nose, sneezing, nasal congestion, cough. Nyquil cold n flu or Mucinex (guaifenesin) fast max cold n flu nighttime? Which is better?
OTC cold meds: They pretty much work the same way. Cold symptoms should not last for more than 7-10 days. See a local doc if it does not resolve after that period or gets progressively worse. ...Read more
Probably not: Read the ingredients and see if any are similar. Nyquil does have antitussive properties so it is not advisable to mix them. ...Read more
Claritin (loratadine): Claritin (loratadine) is a non/sedating antihistamine, which is a longer acting drug. The usual dosing in only one a day. Nyquil has antihistamine in it, too, but it's an older one and will make most people drowsy. By taking Claritin (loratadine) in the morning and nyquil at night, you are getting more antihistamine than is recommended. Better to use a shooter acting non-sedating antihistamine like allegra. ...Read more
Rx for adrenal?: Hi. Please tell us what the prescription for your adrenal is, and what adrenal condition is being treated. However, in general, sedating antihistamines do not adversely interact with any medicines I can think of used to treat a host of adrenal conditions. ...Read more
Yes: For 4-7 days, it should be ok. However, using pills to regulate your sleep-wake cycle instead of finding out a cause for it is not a good idea as a long-term solution. ...Read more
I take 10 mg of amitriptyline every night. I have a terrible cold. Can I take nyquil if I am taking amitriptyline?
There is a moderate: Contraindication. Use of these medications together can cause: sedation, confusion, dry mouth, visual changes, flushing etc. ...Read more
Yes: No adverse interactions exist. There are certainly better options if using these for your chronic allergies, but ok for short term relief. ...Read more
Claritin (loratadine) Not Atarax: You may combine nyquil & claritin (loratadine). The latter is a non-sedating antihistamine. Nyquil contains a sedating antihistamine & Atarax is another. Liquid formulations of nyquil contain a lot of alcohol. So if a drunken stupor is your goal you'll achieve it with nyquil & atarax. There are better & safer ways to treat your allergies. Skin testing is more cost-effective than immunocap & equally accurate. ...Read more
Can NyQuil/DayQuil be taken if you take Losartan 100mg? If not what recommendations for cold/flu day and night medicines do you have?
Mixing medications: Either of them should be fine. The dayquil contains a mild decongestant — phenylephrine which could potentially raise your blood pressure. One version of the nyquil contains pseudoephedrine which should be avoided in people with high blood pressure but in the US that would be behind the counter. I would say take whatever to help your symptoms and only for as long as you have symptoms. ...Read more
See below: Adipex maybe the reason you're not sleeping, what is a milligram dosage are taking? You can take them both as you prescribed. Although I would not advise it... Talk to your doctor why you're not sleeping. I suspect it is an adipex! ...Read more
Hello,I have a cold and took Tylenol cold and flu last night. Can I take NyQuil severe tonight? Its been a full 24 hours
Yes, you may:
Check the acetaminophen content of all the medications you take to make sure that you do not take more than 4.0 grams in one day.
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I was prescribed gabapentin 300mg 3x a day and 37.5 Effexor (venlafaxine) in the morning. Can I take Nyquil and/or Benadryl at night?
Med combo: You need to be careful about being overly sedated (drowsy, unable to drive or operate heavy machinery etc)... Especially with a neurontin / Benadryl (diphenhydramine) combo... Make sure you're prescribing doc is informed about your addition of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) / NyQuil BEFORE you implement this change! ...Read more
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