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Vicks NyQuil Cough Liquid (Procter & Gamble)

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  • alcohol 10%

    Drug Facts:

    (per 15 ml tablespoon)  
    Dextromethorphan HBr  
    15 mg Cough suppressant
    Doxylamine succinate  
    6.25 mg



    Temporarily relieves cold symptoms

    • cough
    • runny nose and sneezing


    Failure to follow these warnings could result in serious consequences.

    Do not use 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.

    Ask a doctor before use if you have:

    • asthma
    • emphysema
    • breathing problems
    • excessive phlegm (mucus)
    • glaucoma
    • chronic bronchitis
    • persistent or chronic cough
    • cough associated with smoking
    • trouble urinating due to enlarged prostate gland

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are:

    taking sedatives or tranquilizers.

    When using this product:

    • do not use more than directed
    • marked drowsiness may occur
    • avoid alcoholic drinks
    • excitability may occur, especially in children
    • be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery
    • alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness

    Stop use and ask a doctor if:

    • cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back, or occurs with fever, 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.    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.


    [1 oz bottle] use tablespoon (TBSP)

    Use tablespoon (TBSP) or dose cup

    · do not exceed 4 doses per 24 hours

    Under 12 yrs. ask a doctor
    12 yrs. and older 2 TBSP or 30 ml
      every 6 hours

    [6 & 10 oz bottle, twin, quad pack]

    • if taking NyQuil and DayQuil®, limit total to 4 doses per 24 hours.

    Other Information:

    • each tablespoon contains sodium 17 mg
    • store at room temperature


    Alcohol, citric acid, F&C blue no. 1, FD&C red no. 40, flavor, high fructose corn syrup, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol, purified water, saccharin sodium, sodium citrate


    Available in 1 FL OZ (30 ml) 6 FL OZ (177 ml), 10 FL OZ (295 ml) plastic bottles with child-resistant, tamper-evident cap and calibrated Medicine cup.

    TAMPER EVIDENT:    Do not use if imprinted shrinkband is missing or broken.

    Questions? 1-800-362-1683

    Dist. by Procter & Gamble,

    Cincinnati OH 45202. 42437885

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