Dayquil Cold & Flu Generic Name & Formulations
Acetaminophen 325mg, dextromethorphan HBr 10mg, phenylephrine HCl 5mg; per liquiCap.
Analgesic + antitussive + sympathomimetic.
LiquiCaps—12, 20, 40, 60; Liq—6oz
Dayquil Cold & Flu Indications
Nasal congestion, cough, sore throat, fever, headache, minor aches and pains.
Dayquil Cold & Flu Dosage and Administration
2 caps every 4hrs; max 6 doses/24hrs.
Dayquil Cold & Flu Contraindications
During or within 14 days of MAOIs. Concomitant other acetaminophen products.
Dayquil Cold & Flu Boxed Warnings
Dayquil Cold & Flu 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 Pharmacokinetics
Dayquil Cold & Flu 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 Adverse Reactions
Nervousness, dizziness, insomnia, hepatotoxicity (overdosage).
Dayquil Cold & Flu Clinical Trials
Dayquil Cold & Flu Note
Dayquil Cold & Flu Patient Counseling