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Vicks DayQuil

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7.1
6.5  Effectiveness
2.2  Side Effects
5.9  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 3 Vicks DayQuil side effects and 3 Vicks DayQuil benefits.

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Treatment Information
The generic name of this medication is acetaminophen/phenylephrine and brand name is Excedrin Sinus Headache and Vicks DayQuil Sinus.

The active ingredient of this medication is dextromethorphan hbr 15 mg.

Vicks DayQuil is manufactured by Procter & Gamble.

Mainly used in relieving symptoms such as pain and sinus congestion due to colds, upper respiratory tract infections and allergies.
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26 Feb 2014 Took this drug for a cold, within 1 hr of taking the recommended adult dose my skin became itchy and I had hives all over my legs, arms, abdomen, back. The hives were itchy and continued to get worse for about 1 hour and then went away. Will not take this again.
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30 Mar 2013 Sometimes it feels like the drug has no effect, possibly a waste of money.
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19 Nov 2012 When I do take this medication, I only take half the recommended dose. Even then, I notice an increase in anxiety and have had vision problems like double vision or "blind spots" that I never have with or without any other medication. While the product does what it advertises, I cannot justify taking it because of the side effects.
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02 Jan 2012 This medication works well to alleviate my sore throat and congestion when I have a cold. It gives me a little more energy. It does give me a little indigestion. The taste is not the best
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25 Nov 2011 Capsules are difficult to swallow, few capsules come in an expensive package, does work well to relieve symptoms though lost effectiveness over time.
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