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Where can I get Vicks nyquil?

Vicks nyquil: can be purchased over the counter at your drug store. ...Read more

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What to do if i just took Vicks nyquil and i think my liver is hurting. What should I do?

What to do if i just took Vicks nyquil and i think my liver is hurting. What should I do?

How do you know: How do you know that it is your liver that is hurting, you mean you have pain in right side of abdomen and that can happen with nyquil, how much nquil liquid did you drink.If it persists see your doctor.Nyquil contains acitamnophen, alcohol (unless you had alcohol free)and dextromethorphan.Do not drink any more nyquil liquid for now. ...Read more

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Can i take Vicks nyquil capsules to sleep the night to gain relief from toothache?!

Can i take Vicks nyquil capsules to sleep the night to gain relief from toothache?!

Sure...: I do not think this is going to get rid of a toothache. Tooth that is waking you at night might need a root canal treatment. You might want to contact your dentist early in the morning. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Claritin (loratadine) 24 hour with Vicks nyquil?

Is it ok to take Claritin (loratadine) 24 hour with Vicks nyquil?

Depends: Vicks nyquil has many products that contain combinations of older antihistamines, decongestants, pain releivers and/or cough suppressants. Claritin (loratadine) is an antihistamine and this should not be a problem. Claritin (loratadine) d24 contains a decongestant and this would not be a good idea. ...Read more

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Can mucus relief dm and Vicks nyquil cold and flu relief be used at the same time?

Can mucus relief dm and Vicks nyquil cold and flu relief be used at the same time?

Pharmacist: The mucus relief dm product has an ingredient that loosens mucus and dextromethorphan that suppresses a cough. If the Nyquil product also has dm in it, then taking both products may provide too much dm. Check with your pharmacist who has access to this information. ...Read more

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Can I take Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm and Vicks nyquil together?

Can I take Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm and Vicks nyquil together?

Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm/nuquil to: It is not a good idea to take them together nyquil is only night time medicine for cold and cough, it helps you sleep at night as it contains sedating antihistamines, dextromethorphan, acetaminophaen and alcohol and mucinexdm cntains dextromethorphan and guafenacin there can be too much of dextromethorphan and if taken day time will be too sedating.So it is not a good idea in my opinion. ...Read more

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Can I take Vicks NyQuil and Sudafed PE Congestion together before going to sleep?

Can I take Vicks NyQuil and Sudafed PE Congestion together before going to sleep?

Vicks and Sudafed: I cannot think of a good reason you would need both. How about starting with NyQuil and staying with it if that works. If things are not OK try Sudafed. If one or other causes a problem please stop taking both and see your primary doctor. ...Read more

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Hi, I am currently unable to fall asleep and I have exams tomorrow. All I have is nyquil with vicks. Is it ok to use just this once? I drank coffee around 5 hours ago.

Hi, I am currently unable to fall asleep and I have exams tomorrow. All I have is nyquil with vicks. Is it ok to use just this once? I drank coffee around 5 hours ago.

Yes: Nyquil has a mild antihistamine which should be safe but some people experience a "hang-over" effect the next day therefore allow 6-8 hours to get out of your system. Caffeine in coffee is a stimulant and will tend to keep you from falling asleep but no real interaction with the nyquil. Avoid caffeine 8-10 hours before sleep. ...Read more

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How is nyquil bad for your body?

How is nyquil bad for your body?

Nyquil: Nyquil is an OTC product first manufactured by P&G in 1966. It is intended to treat symptoms of the common cold. There are many forms of Nyquil . Some may contain sedating antihistamines, hypnotics or alcohol. If taken as directed by your physician , at night and at the correct dosage it should be allright. Sleepiness , hyperactivitiy and transient increase in Blood pressure can occur. ...Read more