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Could you tell me the nyquil dosage by weight?

Could you tell me the nyquil dosage by weight?

Which preparation?: There are several, and whether tablets, capsules or oral solution? Tabs or caps 2/dose for adults, not to exceed 8/day. For oral solution 15 ml /dose every 6 hours for children below 12 years, not to exceed 60 ml per day. For adults and children above 12 years, 30 ml every 6 hours not to exceed 120 / day. At any rate you need to read the labels, for dosing, indications and contraindications ...Read more

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Is nyquil severe more bad for your liver? What of you exceed the amount of dosage once? My friend has a cold and I want him to stay safe.

Is nyquil severe more bad for your liver? What of you exceed the amount of dosage once? My friend has a cold and I want him to stay safe.

Exceed how much: If once double the dose. No Alcohol, its ok ONLY once Poor liver and Kidney handle too many things Respect then Drink WATER WATER ...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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That would be 1300 mg, not [email protected] and one 650mg dose of NyQuil. Still ok? I accidentally took 2500mg and want to know f I'm ok.

The big problem: With Nyquil is the acetaminophen or Tylenol in it. It also contains the cough suppressant dextromethorphan and the decongestant pseudoephrine. While 2500 mg is getting up there, problems, especially liver damage, doesn't usually occur until a dose of >4000 mg/day, especially repeatedly. So if it is just a one time thing, I think you should be fine. Stay well:) ...Read more

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Can I take one dose of NyQuil if I took 4 doses of DayQuil that day?

Can I take one dose of NyQuil if I took 4 doses of DayQuil that day?

Which of which?: Several preparations/combo preparations of nyquil or dayquil, all would contain similar ingredients with the addition or removal of one item, kindly specify exactly what preparation. You can call and ask the pharmacist in your local drug store. General advice : better not to overdose, read the labels carefully, good luck ...Read more

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Is it okay to take half a dose of both nyquil and dayquil at the same time?

Is it okay to take half a dose of both nyquil and dayquil at the same time?

But why would one: NyQuil Cough omits the acetaminophen but has the dextromethorphan and doxylamine succinate to cut down on your coughing.

DayQuil has acetaminophen like its more famous kin and the phenylephrine found in Severe, but keeps you from nodding off by having a lower level of dextromethorphan and no antihistamines.
various versions of both may have guafenesin which helps bring up mucous. ...Read more

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Taking a large dose of nyquil every night...Can this be harmful or addicting? 21 year old male

Let me explain: While nyquil is safe when used as directed for the short-term, the prolonged use or abuse of nyquil can pose some serious health risks, including addiction. Some of the ingredients in nyquil can have long-term effects on the body if the medication is abused. ...Read more

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How bad would it be if I took my first DayQuil dose at 7am then 11am then again around 1800 then I went and took NyQuil a half hour early at 2125?

How bad would it be if I took my first DayQuil dose at 7am then 11am then again around 1800 then I went and took NyQuil a half hour early at 2125?

max 4 times/day: You should not take nyquil more than 4 times a day (per product labeling), which you did not. However, you must also not take nyquil with any other tylenol product (acetaminophen) or with alcohol (especially over 2 drinks). Taking the medication 1/2 hour early is okay. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take 100 mg of trazadone with a dose of NyQuil?

Is it ok to take 100 mg of trazadone with a dose of NyQuil?

No: Please don't mix any nyquil preparation with trazodone. Nyquil has different combo preparations, all of which have ingredients that would interact with trazodone. Good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications, good luck ...Read more

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What are the effects of taking nyquil with large dose of xanax (alprazolam)?

What are the effects of taking nyquil with large dose of xanax (alprazolam)?

Xanax/Nyquil: Excess sedation, disorientation, poor memory, poor coordination, respiratory depression. Contact your doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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Can I take some nyquil after a relatively large dose of ritalin (methylphenidate)?

Can I take some nyquil after a relatively large dose of ritalin (methylphenidate)?

Not recommended: Nyquil typically has dextromethorphan to suppress coughing in addition to an antihistamine. Combining all of those meds together, especially the cough med, can lead to interactions and unpleasant side effects that may last for hours. When using an otc med be as symptom specific as possible and avoid meds that have multiple ingredients. Hold the stimulant when using otc cold meds. ...Read more

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I have taken 1mg of xanex is it OK to take half a dose of nyquil severe for my cold?

Ok: At your age they may be additive, but not dangerous.
If you were elderly there would be more to consider. ...Read more

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I took a ten mg hydrocodone at 9pm. It's now 1:30am, can I take half a dose of NyQuil?

I took a ten mg hydrocodone at 9pm. It's now 1:30am, can I take half a dose of NyQuil?

No: Avoid any kind of nyquil or the like if on hydrocodone, combination may cause several untoward symptoms of respiratory/CNS depression, consult your doctor about your symptoms and which medicine would suit you better in your case, good luck ...Read more

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I have my 4 yr old son adult nyquil. The first 4mls at 11pm and the second dose 3mls at 2:10am. Did I overdose him? I'm scared to death!

I have my 4 yr old son adult nyquil. The first 4mls at 11pm and the second dose 3mls at 2:10am. Did I overdose him? I'm scared to death!

Poison control: Call poison control right now 800-222-1222. I your child's weight and other health concerns need to be known. Speak to your doctor before giving adult medications. ...Read more

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I took twice the dose of nyquil and now im nervous of it killing me I am 18 years old 150 pounds and have been sick for the past 3 days is this enough to kill me or am I just being irrational?

Should not..: If it was the recommended dose and you took it twice only as a one time event this should not be life threatening. However, if you took more than that and you are experiencing any symptoms you need to be seen immediately. You can also call poison control center for more directives on this: 1-800-222-1222. ...Read more

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Can I give 4 year old 35 pound girl small dose of nyquil?

Can I give 4 year old 35 pound girl small dose of nyquil?

No: No. NyQuil contains a combination of medicines that may be VERY dangerous in young kids! If your child is in pain, over-the-counter Tylenol (acetaminophen) can help (take only as directed!). If they have a cough, then studies have shown that HONEY actually works better (1-2 tsp as needed) than cough syrup! It thins secretions and loosens the cough. Only use it in kids older than 1 year! ...Read more

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I took one Benadryl 2 hours ago can I take a dose of NyQuil?

I took one Benadryl 2 hours ago can I take a dose of NyQuil?

2 young 4 HealthTap: HealthTap docs are asked not to address questions posed by individuals under 16. As an aside, however, insomnia at your age deserves medical attention, not shotgun OTC agents. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take NyQuil if I skip my evening dose of 30mg Amytriptaline?

Is it safe to take NyQuil if I skip my evening dose of 30mg Amytriptaline?

Anxiety, Insomnia: As per info- of Irritable bowel syndrome, painful menstruation Lorazepam, Amytriptyline and Prilosec. All these indicate stresses affecting your life and causing Anxiety. Lorazepam 0.5mg is insufficient dose for your anxiety. It will be more effective than Amytriptyline or Nyquil.
Using Nyquil with Amitriptyline may increase, blurred vision, difficulty urinating, abdominal cramps. See Psychiatrist ...Read more

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I took 10 mg. Zyrtec (cetirizine) about 7 hours ago and wonder if I can take a dose of NyQuil before going to bed.

YES: However the use of both products should not exceed the doses you are using and you may have increased sedation. ...Read more

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Will taking 100mg of seroquel (quetiapine) and a low dose of nyquil hurt me?

Will taking 100mg of seroquel (quetiapine) and a low dose of nyquil hurt me?

As above: Both can be sedating. Seroquel (quetiapine) is anti psychotic medication, used to treat psychosis and mood symptoms, and not sleeping medication, if u have difficulty sleeping discuss this with u medical doctor. ...Read more