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Drug interactions between Aleve and Vicks NyQuil Severe Cold & Flu

Results for the following 2 drugs:
Aleve (naproxen)
Vicks NyQuil Severe Cold & Flu (acetaminophen/dextromethorphan/doxylamine/phenylephrine)

Interactions between your drugs

There were no interactions found in our database between Aleve and Vicks NyQuil Severe Cold & Flu. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

Aleve

A total of 496 drugs (1961 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Aleve.

Vicks NyQuil Severe Cold & Flu

A total of 960 drugs (5320 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Vicks NyQuil Severe Cold & Flu.

Drug and food interactions

Moderate

doxylamine food

Applies to: Vicks NyQuil Severe Cold & Flu (acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / doxylamine / phenylephrine)

GENERALLY AVOID: Alcohol may potentiate some of the pharmacologic effects of CNS-active agents. Use in combination may result in additive central nervous system depression and/or impairment of judgment, thinking, and psychomotor skills.

MANAGEMENT: Patients receiving CNS-active agents should be warned of this interaction and advised to avoid or limit consumption of alcohol. Ambulatory patients should be counseled to avoid hazardous activities requiring complete mental alertness and motor coordination until they know how these agents affect them, and to notify their physician if they experience excessive or prolonged CNS effects that interfere with their normal activities.

References

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  2. Gilman AG, Rall TW, Nies AS, Taylor P, eds. "Goodman and Gilman's the Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 8th ed." New York, NY: Pergamon Press Inc. (1990):
  3. "Product Information. Fycompa (perampanel)." Eisai Inc, Teaneck, NJ.
  4. "Product Information. Rexulti (brexpiprazole)." Otsuka American Pharmaceuticals Inc, Rockville, MD.
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Therapeutic duplication warnings

No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

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