Review: taking Oxycontin and Nyquil together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Oxycontin and Nyquil together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Oxycontin and Nyquil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Oxycontin

Oxycontin has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Oxycontin 58,599 users)

Nyquil

Nyquil has active ingredients of acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / doxylamine / pseudoephedrine. It is often used in nasopharyngitis. (latest outcomes from Nyquil 476 users)

On Sep, 20, 2016

16 people who take Oxycontin, Nyquil are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Oxycontin and Nyquil drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • acute respiratory failure
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain
  • anaemia
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • chest pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholelithiasis
  • decreased appetite
1 - 6 months:
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain
  • anaemia
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • chest pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholelithiasis
  • decreased appetite
  • diarrhoea
not specified:
  • back pain
  • drug ineffective
  • vomiting
  • acute hepatic failure
  • constipation
  • mobility decreased
  • muscular weakness
  • musculoskeletal chest pain
  • pain in extremity
  • anaemia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • acute respiratory failure
  • acute hepatic failure
  • chest pain
  • cough
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • fluid retention
  • hepatotoxicity
  • ischaemic hepatitis
  • nasal congestion
male:
  • vomiting
  • back pain
  • anaemia
  • decreased appetite
  • diarrhoea
  • constipation
  • drug ineffective
  • mobility decreased
  • muscular weakness
  • musculoskeletal chest pain

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • acute hepatic failure
  • accidental overdose
  • completed suicide
  • hepatotoxicity
  • ischaemic hepatitis
  • overdose
30-39:
  • dyspnoea
  • bronchitis
  • chest pain
  • fluid retention
  • intentional overdose
  • sputum increased
  • upper respiratory tract infection
50-59:
  • back pain
  • drug ineffective
  • constipation
  • mobility decreased
  • muscular weakness
  • musculoskeletal chest pain
  • pain in extremity
  • cough
  • abnormal dreams
  • anaemia
60+:
  • chest pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholelithiasis
  • decreased appetite
  • diarrhoea
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain
  • anaemia
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Oxycontin (oxycodone hydrochloride) is often used to treat pain. Nyquil (acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / doxylamine / pseudoephedrine) is often used to treat nasopharyngitis. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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