3 doctors weighed in:

Do OTC remedies like dayquill actually retard bodiy's healing by treating symptoms?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Some symptoms are just masked though.

In brief: No

Some symptoms are just masked though.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
Thank
Dr. Lauren Romeo
Wound care

In brief: Doubtful.

Otc remedies treat symptoms but the body heals because of our immune system.

In brief: Doubtful.

Otc remedies treat symptoms but the body heals because of our immune system.
Dr. Lauren Romeo
Dr. Lauren Romeo
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Buck Parker
Board Certified, Surgery
13 years in practice
467K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors