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Doctor insights on: Nyquil And Pregnancy

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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4 Nyquil and mucinexdm okay to mix?

4 Nyquil and mucinexdm okay to mix?

Too much: 4 Nyquil at a time is too much acetaminophen unless you are first seen by your health care provider and prescribed that much. ...Read more

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Could i take nyquil that expired march of 2013?

Recommend against: Expiration dates are used for reasons. I cannot predict it would cause harm or that it would not work, but the risk outweighs the benefit. I would get non-expired nyquil. ...Read more

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Nyquil for 4yr old?

Nyquil for 4yr old?

Too strong: Equivalents for this age group are alahist dm or Bromfed (brompheniramine) dm. ...Read more

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What would happen if I took nyquil if I don't have a cold?

What would happen if I took nyquil if I don't have a cold?

Sedation: You'd get sleepy and might feel a little hungover the next day, just like you do when you take it for a cold. ...Read more

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Can i combine Nyquil and sudafed?

Can i combine Nyquil and sudafed?

It Depends: Unfortunately, there are mult versions of Nyquil. Some contain the active ingredient in Sudafed (usually actually Sudafed PE which is phenylephrine). Other's do not. When it comes to OTC the counter meds it is as confusing and dangerous as if not more than prescriptions meds. Talk to your doc or pharmacist about the right product(s) for your specific needs and poss interaction with your presc meds ...Read more

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Is nyquil safe while breastfeeding?

Is nyquil safe while breastfeeding?

Safe: But you always want to minimize baby's exposure to drugs. Take cautiously as needed. ...Read more

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Can she take nyquil with fluoxetine?

Can she take nyquil with fluoxetine?

In general safe: Generally it is safe to do this. Be aware of possible combined side effects of both medications. Common Nyquil side effects include tiredness, dry mouth, changes in alertness; some patients on Prozac/fluoxetine can have similar side effects. See your doctor for more assistance. ...Read more

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Can i take cough medicine with nyquil?

Can i take cough medicine with nyquil?

Not a good idea: There are several versions of nyquil and most if not all of them contain cough medicine. Taking another cough syrup would probably give you too much dextromethorophan. ...Read more

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Can i take nyquil if i'm on sertraline?

Can i take nyquil if i'm on sertraline?

yes: In my practice, with patients on sertraline, I have found they can take nyquil along with it without any problems. I suggest you consult with your treating physician to check for the best answer to your specific situation. ...Read more

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Will nyquil and dayquil mess up my mind?

Will nyquil and dayquil mess up my mind?

No: Nyquil is more likely to negatively impair alertness and cognition but even it is a short lived change. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take nyquil while pregnant?

Is it safe to take nyquil while pregnant?

Not the best choice.: Talk to your gynecologist. Nyquil contains both alcohol & dextromethorphan (dxm) which are not good for your developing baby. ...Read more

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Can I take Nyquil I'm in my 2nd trimester?

Can I take Nyquil I'm in my 2nd trimester?

Not a good idea: Nyquil contains several different medications, including a decongestant. Decongestants should be avoided during pregnancy due to the tendency to increase blood pressure. Nyquil also contains alcohol, which should be strictly avoided during pregnancy. Acetaminophen (Tylenol) is one of the ingredients of Nyquil. Tyenol is considered safe throughout pregnancy. For more guidance, talk with your OB. ...Read more

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Can I take nyquil 4 hrs after taking T3's?

Can I take nyquil 4 hrs after taking T3's?

Depends on your: body size, tolerance to meds, previous exposure, etc. If you are average size and have taken these meds before, it should be ok. You might want to take half dose first, if you want to make sure. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take nyquil if I have asthma?

Usually yes: If you don't have allergy to ny quil components. ...Read more