VICKS NYQUIL COLD AND FLU NIGHTTIME RELIEF
dextromethorphan hydrobromide and
doxylamine succinate liquid Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company
VICKS® NyQuil® COLD & FLU
Active ingredients (in each 15 ml tablespoon)
Acetaminophen 500 mg
Pain reliever/fever reducer
Dextromethorphan HBr 15 mg
Doxylamine succinate 6.25 mg
temporarily relieves common cold/flu symptoms:
cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation
minor aches and pains
runny nose and sneezing
This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take:
more than 4 doses in 24 hours
with other drugs containing acetaminophen
3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product
Sore throat warning
If sore throat is severe, persists for more than two days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, nausea, or vomiting, consult a doctor promptly.
Do not use
with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using with other drugs if you are not sure.
if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric or emotional conditions, or Parkinson's disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you do not know if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.
to make a child sleep
Ask a doctor before use if you have
cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
a breathing problem or chronic cough that lasts or as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis or emphysema
trouble urinating due to enlarged prostate gland
a sodium-restricted diet
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking sedatives or tranquilizers.
When using this product
do not use more than directed
excitability may occur, especially in children
marked drowsiness may occur
avoid alcoholic drinks
be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery
alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness
Stop use and ask a doctor if
pain or cough gets worse or lasts more than 7 days
fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
redness or swelling is present
new symptoms occur
cough comes back or occurs with rash or headache that lasts.
These could be signs of a serious condition.
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
Keep out of reach of children.
Taking more than the recommended dose can cause serious health problems. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Quick medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.