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Doctor insights on: Childrens Nyquil Side Effects

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For what length of time do the side effects of nyquil last?

For what length of time do the side effects of nyquil last?

Effects of NyQuil: The half-life of doxylamine (the time it takes for your body to get rid of half of the drug) is 6-12 hours. The vast majority should be gone within about 24 hours. ...Read more

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I had 3 mixed drinks within 2 hours (Malibu Bay Breeze). The last drink was 5 1/2 hours ago. Is it safe to take NyQuil and will there be side effects?

I had 3 mixed drinks within 2 hours (Malibu Bay Breeze). The last drink was 5 1/2 hours ago. Is it safe to take NyQuil and will there be side effects?

Alcohol Dependence: I commend you for your concern about safety of Nyquil. Side effects of Nyquil are-Drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, upset stomach, nervousness. Sometimes side effects may be shakiness, and confusion. There is more risk as Alcohol has some of these effects. Taking 3 mixed drinks within 2 hours is Dependence problem See Psychiatrist for Alcohol use, its effects on work, relationships; and A.A. ...Read more

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What are side effects of taking prednisone, nyquil, and mucinexdm at same time?

What are side effects of taking prednisone,  nyquil, and mucinexdm at same time?

Mid mixtures: Prednisone can awaken and excite and increase appetite and elevate glucose. Nyquil is drying and slightly sedating. Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm is drying and slightly sedating. Taken together the result likely will be slight sedation and decongestion. Why not set aside Mucinex (guaifenesin) when you take nyquil...? ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking benedryl, NyQuil, semantral, and meds for restless leg syndrome?

What are the side effects of taking benedryl, NyQuil, semantral, and meds for restless leg syndrome?

My questions: Why are you taking all these medications? Restless leg syndrome does not respond to any of these, and the mainstay category which works includes dopamine agonists and Horizant. Recommend you get this entire program readjusted. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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Is it safe for a child to take children's nyquil and melatonin?

Is it safe for a child to take children's nyquil and melatonin?

Not togerher: You do not mention. The age of the child. But i would not give these together. ...Read more

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Help please! could children's nyquil be taken with allegra (fexofenadine)?

Help please! could children's nyquil be taken with allegra (fexofenadine)?

OTC MEDICATIONS: Avoid giving too many otc medicines for a child. Talk to your doctor why the child will need more than one med. ...Read more