Review: NyQuil and Advil Pm drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between NyQuil and Advil Pm. It is created by eHealthMe based on 5 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Nyquil (latest outcomes from 1,080 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; dextromethorphan; doxylamine; pseudoephedrine. It is often used in cough.
Advil pm (latest outcomes from 217 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride; ibuprofen. It is often used in insomnia.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 5 people who reported to have interactions when taking NyQuil, Advil Pm are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- NyQuil (acetaminophen; dextromethorphan; doxylamine; pseudoephedrine)
- Advil Pm (diphenhydramine hydrochloride; ibuprofen)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of NyQuil, Advil Pm:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Toxicity To Various Agents (poisoning due to various agents)||4|
|Off Label Use||2|
|Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)||2|
|Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)||2|
|Hypophosphataemia (electrolyte disturbance in which there is an abnormally low level of phosphate in the blood)||2|
|Product Quality Issue||2|
|Basal Cell Carcinoma (a skin cancer, it rarely metastasizes or kills)||1|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of NyQuil, Advil Pm:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Suicide attempt
- Musculoskeletal pain
- Seasonal allergy
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate
- Diphenhydramine hcl
- Folic acid
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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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). Advil Pm (diphenhydramine hydrochloride; ibuprofen) is often used to treat insomnia. 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:
- Advil pm is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Nyquil alternatives:
- Advil pm alternatives:
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By susan2764 : What would cause a false positive for methadone
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- By camheat: I took too much nyquil and my heart rate has raised. how long does this last?
My boyfriend of two years and I broke up. I freak out took quite a bit of nyquil to sleep and also one Unison sleeping pill. This was around six PM. I also hadn't slept AT ALL the night before. Then at ten pm he shows up with friends and family to help him move his stuff out. I freaked out even wors ...
- By laura: I had blepharoplasty this morning. can i take nyquil tonight
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