Can I take ZzzQuil with cold medicine?
Figure 1.Various cold and flu products from Vicks
The product label (see figure 3) indicates that ZzzQuil is “not for treating Cold or Flu.” What is more important, is that ZzzQuil should not be taken at the same time that other products containing antihistamines are taken.
What can you not take with ZzzQuil?
Taking this medicine with other drugs that make you sleepy or slow your breathing can worsen these effects. Ask your doctor before taking ZzzQuil with a sleeping pill, narcotic pain medicine, muscle relaxer, or medicine for anxiety, depression, or seizures.
Why does NyQuil work better than ZzzQuil?
ZzzQuil reduces the amount of time it takes to fall asleep and relieves occasional sleeplessness, while NyQuil Cold & Flu treats nighttime symptoms of the common cold and flu such as sneezing, sore throat pain, headache, minor aches and pains, fever, runny nose, and cough.
What medications can you not take with NyQuil?
Avoid taking isocarboxazid, methylene blue, moclobemide, phenelzine, procarbazine, rasagiline, safinamide, selegiline, or tranylcypromine during treatment with this medication.
Which is better ZzzQuil or NyQuil?
If you are only in need of something to assist in falling asleep, it’s better to just stick with ZzzQuil. It will most likely do the job, without the extra ingredients and side effects you may experience from the additional ingredients contained in Nyquil.
Can you take NyQuil and sleep aid?
Since Nyquil causes drowsiness, you shouldn’t combine it with other sleep aids, like melatonin for instance. This could cause potentially risky sedative effects, such as shallow breathing. You should also avoid alcohol when taking Nyquil, as it can increase sleepiness, dizziness, and other side effects.
Does ZzzQuil make you drowsy the next day?
Q: Will ZzzQuil PURE Zzzs make me feel groggy in the morning? A: Data shows that when you take the recommended dose of melatonin, next day grogginess is not expected.
Is it bad to take ZzzQuil every night to sleep?
Don’t take ZzzQuil every night. Talk with your doctor if you have questions about how long you can take ZzzQuil and at what dosage. In general, taking this medication only from time to time should keep side effects to a minimum.
Is drinking NyQuil every night bad?
It is important that people who use NyQuil follow the instructions on the bottle and avoid taking too much. Someone who regularly takes too much NyQuil could lose consciousness or suffer liver damage from the acetaminophen.
Which NyQuil is the strongest?
The stronger NyQuil Severe has all those ingredients, but tosses in the nasal decongestant phenylephrine. NyQuil Cough omits the acetaminophen but has the dextromethorphan and doxylamine succinate to cut down on your coughing.
How long do you sleep with ZzzQuil?
ZzzQuil Nighttime Sleep Aids are great to use on those occasional sleepless nights and can help you fall asleep in as little as 20 minutes. The active ingredient in ZzzQuil is Diphenhydramine HCl, which helps you sleep soundly so you wake up feeling rested and refreshed.
Why does NyQuil work so well?
It works by thinning the consistency of mucus in your air passages. This loosens up mucus in your chest so you can cough it up and out. NyQuil temporarily treats common cold and flu symptoms such as fever, cough, nasal congestion, minor aches and pains, headache, and runny nose and sneezing.
Is NyQuil bad for your liver?
For example, NyQuil, Theraflu, and Percocet (oxycodone with acetaminophen) all contain acetaminophen. Unfortunately, using multiple products that contain acetaminophen can result in accidental misuse and overuse, as well as potential liver damage. Acetaminophen is primarily processed in the liver.
Will NyQuil raise blood pressure?
Decongestants provide relief by narrowing blood vessels to reduce nasal stuffiness, but this can potentially affect other blood vessels, which may increase blood pressure. NyQuil™ HBP is free of decongestants for people with high blood pressure. To learn more, click here.
Can I take Tylenol PM with NyQuil?
Pain Medications like Norco, Vicodin, Percocet, Tylenol with Codeine and Ultracet don’t mix well with other products containing Tylenol, like Tylenol PM, Nyquil, Dayquil, and Mucinex.