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Nyquil For Allergies
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
No: Similar ingredients. Take one or the other. ...Read more
Can I take my 10 mg Zyrtec (cetirizine) along with a dose of NyQuil to help sleeping with allergies?
Yes: But whether it will work or not is another question. ...Read more
Nyquil cantains aDoxylamine.Acetaminophen and Dextromethorfan
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is an antihistamine and Doxylamine is also antihistamine. Both are first generation antihistamines and cause sedation. I will not advice to take 50 mgm (2x25mgm)of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Nyquil. ...Read more
I was wondering if I could take nyquil for my cold and benadryl (diphenhydramine) for my allergies?
Good Evening I'm battling allergies right now and I was wondering if I could take mucinex or NyQuil after taking Allegra at 10pm?
I took a non drowsy allergy pill earlier today (about 10 hours ago to be exact), containing pseudoephedrine. Can I take Nyquil before going to bed?
Yes you can: But make sure you do not combine much of antihistamines (allergy medicines) in the future, good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications, ...Read more
No: I would not advise taking theses medications together. They all have antihistamines. ...Read more
How long is clonazepam in your system? I took a 0.25 mg dose for anxiety 24 hrs ago. Today, I have severe allergies and would like nyquil to sleep.
Taking meds together: I assume your question is if it is ok for you to take both clonazepam and benadryl (diphenhydramine) together since both of them make you drowsy. Clonazepam can be inside your system very long since it has a long half life, like a week to 10 days. However its action duration lasts for about 6-12 hours only. How much drowsiness you have when you take both medications depending on your tolerance. In general, it's ok. ...Read more
Does zyrtec (cetirizine) contain acetaminophen? I am taking day quil and nyquil but still I have cold, looks like allergy so I took a zyrtec (cetirizine) now. Is that fine?
I took allegra 24hr then flonase in AM. Cold symptoms persist with sneezing and stuffy! Like allergy. Can I take Nyquil tonight?
Yes you can: Nyquil has different combo ingredients though, good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications, and read the labels carefully, best wishes ...Read more
I took a 24 hour allergy medicine 4.5 hours ago and it hasn't helped at all with my runny nose and watery eyes. Could I take nyquil to help me sleep?
Yes you can: Yes you can take extra nyquil. You might also want to try otc allergy eye drops to help relieved your eye symptoms. However, those are weak medications and only work for mild symptoms. At this stage, it would be better if you seek professional help to treat your symptoms more appropriately to prevent you from getting a sinusitis. ...Read more
Yes: Different mechanisms, should be safeGet a more detailed answer ›
I have my daughter 1tsp of NyQuil and now I am concerned. She’s 3 1/2yrs old and roughly 33lbs. She has a cough (the reason for the meds) and is fine?
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