eHealthMe - Personalized health information & community eHealthMe - Personalized health information & community

Personalized health information & community

  Tools   Community
All drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
All conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Check symptoms       Compare drugs       Ask question       Write review       Answered/ Unanswered       Reviews

Review: could Nyquil cause Hepatitis?

Summary: Hepatitis is found among people who take Nyquil, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Ketek, and have Sinusitis.

We study 752 people who have side effects while taking Nyquil from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 have Hepatitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Hepatitis and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Nyquil and have Hepatitis >>>

 

 

 

 

Nyquil

Nyquil has active ingredients of acetaminophen; dextromethorphan; doxylamine; pseudoephedrine. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from 1,141 Nyquil users)

Hepatitis

Hepatitis (inflammation of the liver) has been reported by people with hiv infection, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 19,776 Hepatitis patients)

On Jan, 3, 2015: 752 people reported to have side effects when taking Nyquil. Among them, 15 people (1.99%) have Hepatitis.

Trend of Hepatitis in Nyquil reports

Time on Nyquil when people have Hepatitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hepatitis0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hepatitis when taking Nyquil * :

FemaleMale
Hepatitis93.33%6.67%

Age of people who have Hepatitis when taking Nyquil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hepatitis0.00%0.00%0.00%57.14%14.29%0.00%0.00%28.57%

Severity of Hepatitis when taking Nyquil ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hepatitis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Sinusitis (6 people, 40.00%)
  2. Discomfort (2 people, 13.33%)
  3. Insomnia (2 people, 13.33%)
  4. Pulmonary hypertension (2 people, 13.33%)
  5. Bronchitis (2 people, 13.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ketek (12 people, 80.00%)
  2. Tylenol (8 people, 53.33%)
  3. Acetaminophen (8 people, 53.33%)
  4. Cyclobenzaprine hcl (6 people, 40.00%)
  5. Promethazine (6 people, 40.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Hepatitis while taking Nyquil?

You are not alone! Join a mobile support group:
- support group for people who take Nyquil and have Hepatitis
- support group for people who take Nyquil
- support group for people who have Hepatitis

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause:

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

More questions for: Nyquil, Hepatitis

You may be interested at these reviews (Write a review):

  • Constipation due to nyquil
    Very bad constipation. Had lower stomach pains for days
  • 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!

More reviews for: Nyquil, Hepatitis

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Itching burning hot eyelids

    Reply

  • From this study (9 months ago):

  • thirst has clearly increased since starting on Nyquil. Cold symptoms are relieved, but now drinking easily triple liquid intake (water) than before.

    Reply

  • From this study (13 months ago):

  • I have taken Nyquil before and never had this happen.

    Reply

Post a new comment    OR    Read more comments

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

   

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2015 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.