Nyquil vs Tylenol PM

Nyquil
(OTC)
Tylenol PM
(OTC)
Nyquil is a cough & cold medication.
Tylenol PM is a cough & cold medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Headaches
3.1
Concern level
1.6
Helpfulness
for Headaches
3.6
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
59,739 Discussions
52,542 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
#2 for Pain
#3 for Headaches
#4 for Allergy
Tylenol PM is approved for Insomnia and Pain and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Nyq
Addiction
5
Drowsiness
4
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Vomiting
3
Grogginess
3
Nausea
2
Coma
2
Hallucinations
1
Itching
1
Paranoia
1
Tyl
Grogginess
7
Drowsiness
5
Withdrawal Symptoms
5
Nightmares
2
Liver Damage
1
Hallucinations
1
Shaking
1
Palpitations
1
Dry Mouth
1
Suicide
1
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Nyq
Tylenol PM
Tyl
Addiction
Nyq
Tyl
5
0
Drowsiness
Nyq
Tyl
4
5
Withdrawal Symptoms
Nyq
Tyl
3
5
Vomiting
Nyq
Tyl
3
0
Grogginess
Nyq
Tyl
3
7
Nausea
Nyq
Tyl
2
0
Coma
Nyq
Tyl
2
0
Hallucinations
Nyq
Tyl
1
1
Itching
Nyq
Tyl
1
0
Paranoia
Nyq
Tyl
1
0
Grogginess
Tyl
Nyq
7
3
Drowsiness
Tyl
Nyq
5
4
Withdrawal Symptoms
Tyl
Nyq
5
3
Nightmares
Tyl
Nyq
2
0
Liver Damage
Tyl
Nyq
1
0
Hallucinations
Tyl
Nyq
1
1
Shaking
Tyl
Nyq
1
0
Palpitations
Tyl
Nyq
1
0
Dry Mouth
Tyl
Nyq
1
0
Suicide
Tyl
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 Tylenol PM 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 Tylenol PM and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Liquid: 7.5-60-30-1000 mg/30 mL
Solution: 25 mg-500 mg/mL
Tablet: 25-500 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
Acetaminophen/Diphenhydramine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Nyquil and Tylenol PM: 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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