Dayquil Cold & Flu Liquid Generic Name & Formulations
Acetaminophen 325mg, dextromethorphan HBr 10mg, phenylephrine HCl 5mg; per 15mL; liq; contains sodium 71mg/15mL.
Analgesic + antitussive + sympathomimetic.
LiquiCaps—12, 20, 40, 60; Liq—6oz
Dayquil Cold & Flu Liquid Indications
Nasal congestion, cough, sore throat, fever, headache, minor aches and pains.
Dayquil Cold & Flu Liquid Dosage and Administration
Adults and Children
<6yrs: not recommended. 6–11yrs: 15mL. ≥12yrs: 30mL. All: repeat every 4 hours; max 5 doses/24 hours (children) or 6 doses/24 hours (adults).
Dayquil Cold & Flu Liquid Contraindications
During or within 14 days of MAOIs. Concomitant other acetaminophen products.
Dayquil Cold & Flu Liquid Boxed Warnings
Dayquil Cold & Flu Liquid Warnings/Precautions
Hepatic dysfunction. Cardiovascular disease. Hypertension. GI or GU obstruction. Thyroid disease. Diabetes. Asthma. Lower respiratory disorders. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers. Liquid: sodium-restricted diet.
Dayquil Cold & Flu Liquid Pharmacokinetics
Dayquil Cold & Flu Liquid Interactions
See Contraindications. Hypertensive crisis with MAOIs. Increased risk of hepatotoxicity with ≥3 alcoholic drinks/day. β-blockers may increase the pressor effects of sympathomimetics. Antagonizes antihypertensives.
Dayquil Cold & Flu Liquid Adverse Reactions
Nervousness, dizziness, insomnia, hepatotoxicity (overdosage).
Dayquil Cold & Flu Liquid Clinical Trials
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