Vicks Nyquil Cold & Cough Oral Solution 2-15Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Vicks NyQuil Cold & Cough: Oral solution (2-15mg)

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What is this Medicine?

CHLORPHENIRAMINE; DEXTROMETHORPHAN (klor fen IR a meen; dex troe meth OR fan) is a combination of an antihistamine and a cough suppressant. It is used to treat the symptoms of a cold. This medicine will not treat an infection.

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Vicks NyQuil Children's Cold & Cough Solution (Cherry)

NDC: 239000014
  • Over the Counter
    (Prescription Not Required)
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)





Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Vicks NyQuil Children's Cold & Cough Solution (Cherry)
Daily Life Interactions for Vicks NyQuil Children's Cold & Cough Solution (Cherry)

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Vicks NyQuil Children's Cold & Cough Solution (Cherry)(Chlorpheniramine Maleate)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Chlorpheniramine Maleate)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Vicks NyQuil Children's Cold & Cough Solution (Cherry)(Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide)
Grapefruit juice and Dextromethorphan(Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide)
Grapefruit juice may increase the actions of Dextromethorphan. Side effects from the Dextromethorphan may get worse if you drink grapefruit juice. It may be best to avoid drinking grapefruit juice while you are taking Dextromethorphan.
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