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Does nyquil or tylonel pm kill brain cells?

Does nyquil or tylonel pm kill  brain cells?

Brain cells: Tylenol (acetaminophen) can potentially damage the liver; if severe liver damage occurs, there may be brain damage. Nyquil liquid contains 15% alcohol; so there is also the potential for brain cell damage, especially if dosage recommendations are not followed. ...Read more

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Can I take NyQuil and Tylenol (acetaminophen) PM together? I am so sick.

Can I take NyQuil and Tylenol (acetaminophen) PM together? I am so sick.

I don't think so: I think most over the counter meds for colds are worse than useless.The side effects can be as bad as the symptoms. Coldeez is the only clinically proven treatment that shortens the course of a viral upper respiratory tract infection. Fluids, a Vick's nasal inhaler, blowing not sniffing are your best bet. Chloraseptic or cepastat can ease a sore throat and help with a tickle. See doc if no better ...Read more

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I took 1 Tylenol (acetaminophen) PM & A Standard Dosage of Nyquil, will I be okay?

I took 1 Tylenol (acetaminophen) PM & A Standard Dosage of Nyquil, will I be okay?

Yes: Maximum dose of Acetomenophen (Tyleno) for an adult is 3gms per day. Just don't take more than the recommended dose of Nyquil. Feel better! ...Read more

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Will you die if you take 220 tylenol (acetaminophen) pm and 2 12 ounce bottles of nyquil?

Will you die if you take 220 tylenol (acetaminophen) pm and 2 12 ounce bottles of nyquil?

Wanting to Die: We have developed a culture here on health tap where we do not answer this question. We do not in any way want to assist in suicide. Anyone asking this question needs help and can be helped. We appreciate the reaching out here in the cyber community, but this is serious. Please call the crisis line in the county you live in arizona and ask for help. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take tylenol (acetaminophen) and nyquil at the same time?

Is it okay to take tylenol (acetaminophen) and nyquil at the same time?

Yes, but no need: Nyquil contains acetaminophen, the active ingredient in tylenol. No need to double dose. Tylenol is very same, so lokiely no harm would come from it. Still, i would not take more medication than i need. ...Read more

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Can i take tylenol (acetaminophen) and nyquil 12 hours apart?

Yes: If you are taking recommended doses that should be ok. However, you can also purchase nyquil without acetominophen. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take benzonatate (200 mg) with nyquil? Along with Tylenol?

Is it okay to take benzonatate (200 mg) with nyquil?  Along with Tylenol?

Which nyquil?: If the nyquil preparation contains acetaminophen, the active ingredient of tylenol, drop either. Fine to take either with benzonatate, good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications, best wishes ...Read more

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How long should I wait to take tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 after taking nyquil?

How long should I wait to take tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 after taking nyquil?

Not a great combo: Not my favorite cocktail. Cough suppressants can inhibit breathing, as can the Codeine in tylenol (acetaminophen) 3. Probably not entirely unsafe, but i wouldn't recommend these be taken together. ...Read more

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Could 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) pm pills kill you?

No, most likely: Unless there was something very abnormal in your health, such as an allergy or already deep in end stage liver failure, and even then not likely. Stay within recommended dosing and you will most likely be fine. ...Read more

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I want to commit suicide. I know tylenol (acetaminophen) can take a while to kill me. What about 7000mg of Tylenol (acetaminophen) P.M.?

I want to commit suicide. I know tylenol (acetaminophen) can take a while to kill me. What about 7000mg of Tylenol (acetaminophen) P.M.?

Suicide: Although it can seem so bleak in the moment, life will be better. The Suicide Prevention Hotline can help. They understand. Please try them, at least. 1-800-273-8255. (And any medicine containing acetaminophen, such as Tylenol or Tylenol PM, can cause liver failure, an agonizingly painful and slow death--Don' do it!) Seek help now. ...Read more

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Tylenol (Definition)

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