Dayquil vs Tylenol Cold

Dayquil
Tylenol Cold
(OTC)
Tylenol Cold is a cough & cold medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Cough
2.0
Concern level
1.6
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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Not Available
May 26, 1976
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
10,995 Discussions
8,394 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Cough
#2 for Flu
#3 for Sore Throat
Dayquil is approved for Cough, Flu and Sore Throat and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Common Cold
#2 for Cough
#3 for Flu
#4 for Fever
#5 for Allergy
#6 for Headaches
#7 for Congestion
#8 for Runny Nose
Tylenol Cold is approved for Common Cold, Cough, Flu, Fever, Allergy, Headaches, Congestion and Runny Nose and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Day
Drowsiness
5
Insomnia
5
Vomiting
4
Dizziness
3
Weakness
2
Anxiety
2
Depression
2
Weight Loss
2
Weight Gain
2
Migraines
2
Tyl
Nausea
3
Drowsiness
3
High Blood Pressure
1
Watery Eyes
1
Dehydration
1
Addiction
1
Numbness
1
Diabetes
1
Bleeding
1
Palpitations
1
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Tylenol Cold
Tyl
Drowsiness
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5
3
Insomnia
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5
0
Vomiting
Day
Tyl
4
0
Dizziness
Day
Tyl
3
0
Weakness
Day
Tyl
2
0
Anxiety
Day
Tyl
2
0
Depression
Day
Tyl
2
0
Weight Loss
Day
Tyl
2
0
Weight Gain
Day
Tyl
2
0
Migraines
Day
Tyl
2
0
Nausea
Tyl
Day
3
0
Drowsiness
Tyl
Day
3
5
High Blood Pressure
Tyl
Day
1
0
Watery Eyes
Tyl
Day
1
0
Dehydration
Tyl
Day
1
0
Addiction
Tyl
Day
1
0
Numbness
Tyl
Day
1
0
Diabetes
Tyl
Day
1
0
Bleeding
Tyl
Day
1
0
Palpitations
Tyl
Day
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
C Category C
Before taking Tylenol Cold during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Dayquil and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Tylenol Cold and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
Tablet: 2-30-15-325 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Ingredients not available
Dextromethorphan Hbr/P-Ephed Hcl/Acetaminophen/Chlorphenir, Pseudoephedrine Hcl/Acetaminophen/Chlorpheniramine, Dextromethorphan Hbr/Phenylephrine/Acetaminophen/Chlorphenir, Dextromethorphan Hbr/Pseudoephedrine Hcl/Acetaminophen, Dextromethorphan Hbr/Phenylephrine Hcl/Acetaminophen
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Dayquil and Tylenol Cold: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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