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DayQuil Liquicaps

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7.1
6.9  Effectiveness
3.2  Side Effects
5.6  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 2 DayQuil Liquicaps side effects and 2 DayQuil Liquicaps benefits.

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Treatment Information
The generic name of this medication is acetaminophen, dextromethorphan and pseudoephedrine.

Brand Names are Alka-Seltzer Plus Flu Liquigels, Comtrex Non-Drowsy, DayQuil, Dayquil Liquicaps, Daytime Cold, Non-Drowsy Daytime, Robitussin Honey Flu Non-Drowsy, Theraflu (pseudoephedrine) Daytime Severe Cold, Theraflu Severe Cold & Congestion Non-Drowsy, Triaminic Cough & Sore Throat (pseudoephedrine), Triaminic Softchew Throat Pain and Cough, Triaminic Softchews Cough & Sore Throat (pseudoephedrine).

The active ingredient of this medication is dextromethorphan hydrobromide and inactive ingredients are gelatin, glycerin, polyethylene glycol, peridone, propylene glycol.
DayQuil liquicaps is manufactured by Vicks.

Mainly used as a pain reliever and to reduce fever.
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking DayQuil Liquicaps, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 0% 12.3% 82.5% 5.3% 0%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 3.5% 94.7% 1.8% 0%
Blood Pressure 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Breathing 1.7% 6.9% 74.1% 15.5% 1.7%
Confidence 0% 1.8% 91.2% 7% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 3.5% 87.7% 7% 1.8%
Digestion 0% 0% 98.2% 1.8% 0%
Emotional Well-being 1.8% 3.5% 86% 5.3% 3.5%
Energy 7% 17.5% 50.9% 19.3% 5.3%
Eyesight 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Memory 0% 0% 98.2% 1.8% 0%
Mental Clarity 0% 12.3% 75.4% 7% 5.3%
Pain 1.8% 7% 75.4% 7% 8.8%
Patience 0% 1.8% 94.7% 1.8% 1.8%
Sexual Health 1.8% 0% 98.2% 0% 0%
Skin Complexion 1.8% 0% 98.2% 0% 0%
Sleep 5.2% 15.5% 62.1% 12.1% 5.2%
Stress Level 1.8% 1.8% 93% 1.8% 1.8%
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Commonly Reported DayQuil Liquicaps Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Allergic Reaction 94.7% 1.8% 3.5% 0% 0%
Coordination / Balance Problems 92.9% 7.1% 0% 0% 0%
Cough 93.3% 6.7% 0% 0% 0%
Dizziness 98.2% 1.8% 0% 0% 0%
Drowsiness 89.7% 8.6% 1.7% 0% 0%
Dry Mouth 66.7% 33.3% 0% 0% 0%
Dry Nose 88.9% 11.1% 0% 0% 0%
Dry Throat / Increased Thirst 66.7% 33.3% 0% 0% 0%
Excitability 97.4% 2.6% 0% 0% 0%
Fatigue 91.2% 7% 1.8% 0% 0%
Headache 94.7% 5.3% 0% 0% 0%
Nausea 98.2% 0% 1.8% 0% 0%
Rapid Heartbeat 95.2% 4.8% 0% 0% 0%
Runny Nose 97.4% 2.6% 0% 0% 0%
Sneezing 95.8% 2.1% 2.1% 0% 0%
Sore Throat 93.3% 6.7% 0% 0% 0%
Unusual Taste in Mouth 77.8% 22.2% 0% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported DayQuil Liquicaps Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Appetite Loss 86.7% 6.7% 6.7% 0% 0%
Constipation 92.9% 7.1% 0% 0% 0%
Dry Nose 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
Dry Throat / Increased Thirst 66.7% 33.3% 0% 0% 0%
High Blood Pressure 97.1% 2.9% 0% 0% 0%
Insomnia 87.5% 12.5% 0% 0% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 95.2% 4.8% 0% 0% 0%
Lethargy 97.4% 2.6% 0% 0% 0%
Redness 97.4% 0% 2.6% 0% 0%
Slurred Speech 97.4% 2.6% 0% 0% 0%
Sweating 97.4% 2.6% 0% 0% 0%
Tingling Sensations 93.3% 6.7% 0% 0% 0%
Unusual Taste in Mouth 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
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User Comments about DayQuil Liquicaps
04 Jul 2012 DayQuil was really good for when I was sick. It was fast at providing relief and I was able to get through the day with comfort and energy. I was also better within a couple of days. DayQuil really is amazing!
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04 Jul 2012 I instantly feel better after taking Dayquil. It really helps me get through the day with relief and comfort and leaves me feeling better within a couple of days.
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30 Apr 2012 DayQuil is awesome! When I had mono, or anytime I'm sick, I can just take DayQuil and it gets me through my day with the energy I need to get everything done.
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16 Apr 2012 its amazing!!!!!!!! works prefect for me
   —Posted by Wolfjaw2
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08 Jan 2012 Relieves me of my cold symptoms. It made me sleepy and it upset my stomach.
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