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Vicks DayQuil and Vicks NyQuil Severe Cold and Flu Caplets
Active Ingredients
NYQUIL™ SEVERE:

In each caplet:
Acetaminophen 325 mg; Pain reliever/fever reducer
Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg; Cough suppressant
Doxylamine succinate 6.25 mg; Antihistamine
Phenylephrine HCl 5 mg; Nasal decongestant

DAYQUIL™ SEVERE:
Acetaminophen 325 mg; Pain reliever/fever reducer
Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg; Cough suppressant
Phenylephrine HCl 5 mg; Nasal decongestant
Guaifenesin 200 mg; Expectorant

Uses
NYQUIL™ SEVERE:
  • Nasal congestion
  • Sinus congestion & pressure
  • Cough due to minor throat & bronchial irritation
  • Cough to help you sleep
  • Minor aches & pains
  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Sore throat
  • Runny nose & sneezing
  • Reduces swelling of nasal passages
  • Temporarily restores freer breathing through the nose
  • Promotes nasal and/or sinus drainage
DAYQUIL™ SEVERE:
  • Nasal congestion
  • Sinus congestion & pressure
  • Cough due to minor throat & bronchial irritation
  • Cough to help you sleep
  • Minor aches & pains
  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Sore throat
  • Runny nose & sneezing
  • Reduces swelling of nasal passages
  • Temporarily restores freer breathing through the nose
  • Promotes nasal and/or sinus drainage

Warnings
NYQUIL™ SEVERE:

Liver warning

This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take

  • more than 4 doses in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount for this product
  • with other drugs containing acetaminophen
  • 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product

Sore throat warning

If sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, nausea, or vomiting, consult a doctor promptly.

Do not use

  • with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.
  • if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric or emotional conditions, or Parkinson's disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you do not know if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.
  • to make a child sleep

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • liver disease
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes
  • glaucoma
  • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
  • a breathing problem or chronic cough that lasts or as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema
  • trouble urinating due to enlarged prostate gland
  • a sodium-restricted diet

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

  • taking sedatives or tranquilizers
  • taking the blood thinning drug warfarin

When using this product

  • do not use more than directed
  • excitability may occur, especially in children
  • marked drowsiness may occur
  • avoid alcoholic drinks
  • be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery
  • alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • you get nervous, dizzy or sleepless
  • pain, nasal congestion, or cough gets worse or lasts more than 7 days
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • redness or swelling is present
  • new symptoms occur
  • cough comes back or occurs with rash or headache that lasts. These could be signs of a serious condition.

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

Overdose warning

Taking more than directed can cause serious health problems. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Quick medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

 

Directions
NYQUIL™ SEVERE:
  • Take only as directed
  • Do not exceed 4 doses per 24 hours
Adults and children 12 years and over; 2 caplets with water every 4 hours
Children 4 to under 12 years; Ask a doctor
Children under 4 years; Do not use

DAYQUIL™ SEVERE:
  • Take only as directed
  • Do not exceed 4 doses per 24 hours
Adults and children 12 years and over; 2 caplets with water every 4 hours
Children 4 to under 12 years; Ask a doctor
Children under 4 years; Do not use
Other Information
NYQUIL™ SEVERE:
  • Store at room temperature
  • Do not refrigerate 
DAYQUIL™ SEVERE:
  • Each caplet contains: sodium 4 mg
  • Store at room temperature
  • Do not refrigerate 
Inactive Ingredients
NYQUIL™ SEVERE:
crospovidone, D&C Yellow No. 10, FD&C Blue No. 1, FD&C Yellow No. 6, magnesium stearate, mica, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, polyvinyl alcohol, povidone, pregelatinized starch, stearic acid, talc, titanium dioxide

DAYQUIL™ SEVERE:
croscarmellose sodium, crospovidone, FD&C Yellow No. 6, maltodextrin, mica, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, polyvinyl alcohol, povidone, pregelatinized starch, silicon dioxide, stearic acid, talc, titanium dioxide.
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