Nyquil vs Simply Sleep

Nyquil
(OTC)
Simply Sleep
(OTC)
Nyquil is a cough & cold medication.
Simply Sleep is a systemic antihistamine and a sleep medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.6
Very Satisfied
Concern level
1.6
Concern level
1.1
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
59,909 Discussions
4,236 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Cough
#2 for Common Cold
#3 for Flu
#4 for Fever
#5 for Allergy
#6 for Headaches
Nyquil is approved for Cough, Common Cold, Flu, Fever, Allergy and Headaches and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Insomnia
#3 for Allergy
#4 for Nausea
Simply Sleep is approved for Insomnia and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Nyq
Addiction
4
Drowsiness
4
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Vomiting
3
Grogginess
2
Nausea
2
Coma
1
Hallucinations
1
Itching
1
Paranoia
1
Sim
Apnea
1
Sleep Walking
1
Cancer
1
Sleep Paralysis
1
Vivid Dreams
1
Excessive Sleepiness
1
Dry Mouth
1
Crazy Dreams
1
Suicide
1
Bleeding
1
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Nyquil
Nyq
Simply Sleep
Sim
Addiction
Nyq
Sim
4
0
Drowsiness
Nyq
Sim
4
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Nyq
Sim
3
0
Vomiting
Nyq
Sim
3
0
Grogginess
Nyq
Sim
2
0
Nausea
Nyq
Sim
2
0
Coma
Nyq
Sim
1
0
Hallucinations
Nyq
Sim
1
0
Itching
Nyq
Sim
1
0
Paranoia
Nyq
Sim
1
0
Apnea
Sim
Nyq
1
0
Sleep Walking
Sim
Nyq
1
0
Cancer
Sim
Nyq
1
0
Sleep Paralysis
Sim
Nyq
1
0
Vivid Dreams
Sim
Nyq
1
0
Excessive Sleepiness
Sim
Nyq
1
0
Dry Mouth
Sim
Nyq
1
0
Crazy Dreams
Sim
Nyq
1
0
Suicide
Sim
Nyq
1
0
Bleeding
Sim
Nyq
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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C Category C
Before taking Nyquil during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Simply Sleep 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 Nyquil and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Simply Sleep and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Liquid: 7.5-60-30-1000 mg/30 mL
Tablet: 25 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Dextromethorphan Hbr/P-Ephed Hcl/Acetaminophen/Doxylamine
Diphenhydramine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Nyquil and Simply Sleep: 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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