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Vicks NyQuil Severe Cold & Flu Liquid
Active Ingredients
In each 30ml
Acetaminophen 650 mg; Pain reliever/fever reducer
Dextromethorphan HBr 20 mg; Cough suppressant
Doxylamine succinate 12.5 mg; Antihistamine
Phenylephrine HCl 10 mg; Nasal decongestant

Uses

temporarily relieves common cold/flu symptoms:

  • 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

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
  • take only as directed - see OVERDOSE WARNING
  • use dose cup or tablespoon (TBSP)
  • do not exceed 4 doses per 24 hrs
  • adults & children 12 yrs & over: 30 mL (2 TBSP) every 4 hrs
  • children 4 to under 12 yrs; ask a doctor
  • children under 4 yrs; do not use
Other Information
  • each 30 mL dose cup contains: sodium 92 mg
  • store at room temperature
Inactive Ingredients
citric acid, FD&C Blue No.1, FD&C Red No. 40, flavor, glycerin, propylene glycol, purified water, saccharin sodium, sodium benzoate, sodium chloride, sodium citrate, sorbitol, sucralose, xanthan gum
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