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Review: Tamiflu and NyQuil





Summary: drug interactions are reported only by a few people who take Tamiflu and NyQuil together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Tamiflu and NyQuil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Tamiflu has active ingredients of oseltamivir phosphate. It is often used in the flu. (latest outcomes from Tamiflu 10,917 users)

Nyquil has active ingredients of acetaminophen; dextromethorphan; doxylamine; pseudoephedrine. It is often used in common cold. (view latest outcomes from 1,135 users)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 1 people who take Tamiflu, NyQuil is studied

Tamiflu, NyQuil outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Tamiflu (oseltamivir phosphate)
- NyQuil (acetaminophen; dextromethorphan; doxylamine; pseudoephedrine)

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/aDeep Vein Thrombosis
Pulmonary Embolism

Drug effectiveness by gender :

n/a

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Deep Vein Thrombosisn/a
Pulmonary Embolism

Drug effectiveness by age :

n/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/an/aDeep Vein Thrombosisn/an/an/a
Pulmonary Embolism

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • What would cause a false positive for methadone (1 answer)
    I am testing positive for methadone that I don't take. what will cause a false positive
  • I took too much nyquil and my heart rate has raised. how long does this last? (2 answers)
    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 worse. Crying and having panic attacks and not being able to breathe well. I was up until around 1 am not being able to sleep because of the anxiety and my raised heart rate. I took a very low dose Xanex and finally fell asleep around two am. It's now early morning and my heart rate continues to give me anxiety. I can't sleep, my mind is foggy and I have terrible anxiety. What do i do to help myself? Please help.
  • I had blepharoplasty this morning. can i take nyquil tonight

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  • Thank god for my dog
    On May 1st I came home from work and had taken some Nyquil before bed. While I was sleeping(for 17hours) I had a massive stroke, which my dog sensed and saved my life by waking me up in time to call for help. I was life flighted to a different Hospital, I'm very honored to have such a wonderful pup!
  • Narcolepsy-cataplexy and epilepsy after taking tamiflu (1 response)
    Sorry for my unperfect English : ) I'm french.

    I suddenly declared an "atypic" Narcolepsy-cataplexy after taking two pills of TAMIFLU in 2007. My husband was ill, and our family doctor recommanded me and my baby to take the same medecine otherwise we should also catch the "bad" flu.

    I took two pills of TAMIFLU and fell down at my office, unanimated but not unconscious, unable to move, prisonner in my own body. Till this day, I couldn't help falling down 10 to 15 Times a day, being sleepy all the day long, being paralysed when I Wake up in the morning. Several nights I also experimented tonic-clonic epilepsy seizures and insomnia. My life would never be the same till then.

    I was misdiagnotised the first time, since I didn't carry the "HLA specific type" confirming a typical narcolepsy. But the cataplexy attacks were so specifically that I obtained to be recieved in a sleep-center to check my sleepness architecture. The results were shortly confirming the diagnosis of Narcolpesy-Cataplexy in its nontypical form, "secondary type" as in rare cases as following a trauma, and also the diagnostics of frontal epilepsy.

    I precise I did NEVER had seizure or epilepsy crises before the day I fell down after taking TAMILFU.

    At the RMI, I was detected an "intrasellar arachnoidocele" which could explain the survenience of my symptoms. It's sudden appearance might have been a side effect of TAMIFLU which is now known to rich (oseltamivir substance)the blood-brain barrier and cause irreversible dammages to brain.

    As a conclusion, TAMIFLU appeared to be responsable of a "medecinal intoxication" causing the narcolepsy-cataplexy I suddenly suffer since then.

    Several Years after, we hear about narcolepsy cases caused by the massive H1N1 vaccinations... But what about me, am I the only one case declared by TAMIFLU and its molecule oseltamivir ?

    Astrid B

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Tamiflu (oseltamivir phosphate) is often used to treat the flu. Nyquil (acetaminophen; dextromethorphan; doxylamine; pseudoephedrine) is often used to treat common cold. 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.

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