Review: NyQuil and Paxil drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between NyQuil and Paxil. It is created by eHealthMe based on 29 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 herpes labialis (oral herpes simplex).
Paxil (latest outcomes from 70,148 users) has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 29 people who reported to have interactions when taking NyQuil, Paxil are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- NyQuil (acetaminophen; dextromethorphan; doxylamine; pseudoephedrine)
- Paxil (paroxetine hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of NyQuil, Paxil:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Respiratory Failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system)||26|
|Cyanosis (lack of oxygen in body leads to blue appearance of skin ,mucous membrane nails)||26|
|Drug Exposure During Pregnancy||20|
|Ventricular Septal Defect (a hole in the heart, is a common heart defect that's present at birth (congenital))||20|
|Respiratory Distress (difficulty in breathing)||14|
|Cardiac Murmur (an heart sound in valve abnormality)||14|
|Cardiac Failure Congestive||14|
|Apnoea (suspension of external breathing)||13|
|Congenital Anomaly (birth defect)||13|
|Tricuspid Valve Incompetence (inefficient heart valve)||13|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of NyQuil, Paxil:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Cyanosis (lack of oxygen in body leads to blue appearance of skin ,mucous membrane nails)||12|
|Ventricular Septal Defect (a hole in the heart, is a common heart defect that's present at birth (congenital))||12|
|Drug Exposure During Pregnancy||12|
|Congenital Anomaly (birth defect)||11|
|Respiratory Distress (difficulty in breathing)||6|
|Metabolic Acidosis (body produces too much acid, or when the kidneys are not removing enough acid from the body)||6|
|Intraventricular Haemorrhage (intraventricular bleeding)||6|
|Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)||6|
|Congenital Coronary Artery Malformation (malformation of artery of heart)||6|
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple allergies
- Diuretic therapy
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Phenergan hcl
- Vitamin tab
* 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). Paxil (paroxetine hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. 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:
- Paxil is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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- Paxil alternatives:
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By susan2764 : What would cause a false positive for methadone
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- By Pete : Can taking amoxicillin 500 mg with paxil 40 mg have side effects. like increase depression.
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- By tealady: Is trazodone as opposed to paxil better for menopause symptoms?
Does Trazodone or Paxil offer better relief for menopause & insomnia? I am currently using Trazodone & am reluctant & frightened to switch to Paxil, which my current Dr. is prescribing. Please offer advice.
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