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Review: could Nyquil cause Rash (Rashes)?

We study 744 people who have side effects while taking Nyquil from FDA and social media. Among them, 40 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.

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Nyquil

Nyquil (latest outcomes from 1,128 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; dextromethorphan; doxylamine; pseudoephedrine. It is often used in cough.

Rash

Rash (redness) (latest reports from 970,316 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.

On Sep, 11, 2014: 744 people reported to have side effects when taking Nyquil. Among them, 40 people (5.38%) have Rash.

Trend of Rash in Nyquil reports

Time on Nyquil when people have Rash * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rash100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Nyquil * :

FemaleMale
Rash80.43%19.57%

Age of people who have Rash when taking Nyquil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rash0.00%0.00%2.70%2.70%13.51%2.70%48.65%29.73%

Severity of Rash when taking Nyquil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rash0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Rash ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Rash0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (16 people, 40.00%)
  2. Sinus congestion (6 people, 15.00%)
  3. Breast cancer metastatic (6 people, 15.00%)
  4. Malaise (3 people, 7.50%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (2 people, 5.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xanax (22 people, 55.00%)
  2. Zithromax (17 people, 42.50%)
  3. Allegra (17 people, 42.50%)
  4. Epogen (16 people, 40.00%)
  5. Profen ii (16 people, 40.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (8 months ago):

  • Yesterday I took 2 DayQuil capsules at 6 pm and then the recommended dosage of NyQuil syrup at 11:00 pm prior to going to bed. This was my first and only usage of these products in over a year. It should also be mentioned that I finished 7 days of 500 mg of Augmentin BID yesterday morning. I have never had a reaction to antibiotics nor have I ever had a rash like this. The only medications I've had problems with are GA and codeine which led to nausea and vomiting.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • My son took 2 doses of nyquil yesterday 6 hours apart and woke up with a severe rash. He was diagnosed with Mononucleosis 7 days ago.....he's been very congested, with a sore throat....and the nyquil helped (he actually feels moderately better today...probably because he was able to sleep all night last night). I'm concerned that the nyquil may have caused the rash, on his chest, arms, and face.....his face may even be a little puffy. Should I take him in to the doctor? Should I avoid the nyquil?

    Reply

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