Review: NyQuil and Phenergan
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between NyQuil and Phenergan. It is created by eHealthMe based on 31 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
On Apr, 6, 2014: 31 people who reported to have interactions when taking NyQuil, Phenergan are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- NyQuil (acetaminophen; dextromethorphan; doxylamine; pseudoephedrine)
- Phenergan (promethazine hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of NyQuil, Phenergan:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Muscular Weakness (muscle weakness)||31|
|Mouth Ulceration (mouth ulcers)||31|
|Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone)||31|
|Oedema Mouth (swelling of mouth)||31|
|Muscle Strain (an injury to a muscle in which the muscle fibres tear)||31|
|Mental Status Changes (general changes in brain function, such as confusion, amnesia (memory loss), loss of alertness, loss of orientation)||31|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of NyQuil, Phenergan:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Ventricular Septal Defect (a hole in the heart, is a common heart defect that's present at birth (congenital))||3|
|Drug Exposure During Pregnancy||3|
|Congenital Anomaly (birth defect)||3|
|Coarctation Of The Aorta (narrowing of the part of aorta)||3|
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer metastatic
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Nyquil (acetaminophen; dextromethorphan; doxylamine; pseudoephedrine) is often used to treat herpes labialis (oral herpes simplex). Phenergan (promethazine hydrochloride) is often used to treat nausea. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Nyquil is used in:
- Phenergan is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Nyquil alternatives:
- Phenergan alternatives:
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