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Vicks NyQuil Cough

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 30mg in 30mL, Doxylamine succinate 12.5mg in 30mL
Labeler: The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company
NDC Code: 37000-550

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.


Drug Facts

Active ingredients
(in each 30 mL dose cup)
Dextromethorphan HBr 30 mgCough suppressant
Doxylamine succinate 12.5 mgAntihistamine


temporarily relieves cold symptoms:

  • cough
  • runny nose and sneezing


Do not use
  • if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric or emotional conditions, or Parkinson's disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you do not know if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.
  • to make a child sleep

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • glaucoma
  • excessive phlegm (mucus)
  • a breathing problem or chronic cough that lasts or as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis or emphysema
  • trouble urinating due to enlarged prostate gland
  • a sodium-restricted diet

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking sedatives or tranquilizers.

When using this product
  • do not use more than directed
  • excitability may occur, especially in children
  • marked drowsiness may occur
  • avoid alcoholic drinks
  • be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery
  • alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back, or occurs with fever, rash, or headache that lasts.
    These could be signs of a serious condition.

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • use dose cup or tablespoon (TBSP)
  • do not exceed 4 doses per 24 hrs
adults & children 12 yrs & over30 mL (2 TBSP) every 6 hrs
children 4 to under 12 yrsask a doctor
children under 4 yrsdo not use
  • when using other DayQuil® or NyQuil products, carefully read each label to insure correct dosing

Other information
  • each 30 mL dose cup contains: sodium 36 mg
  • store at room temperature

Inactive ingredients

alcohol, citric acid, FD&C Blue No. 1, FD&C Red No. 40, flavor, high fructose corn syrup, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol, purified water, saccharin sodium, sodium citrate



Dist. by
Procter & Gamble,
Cincinnati OH 45202.


50% MORE
than our
8 oz size




Doxylamine, Dextromethorphan

  • Sneezing, Runny Nose
  • Cough

Nighttime Cough Relief

Alcohol 10%

12 FL OZ
(354 ml)

dextromethorphan hydrobromide and doxylamine succinate liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:37000-550
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide (Dextromethorphan) Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide30 mg  in 30 mL
Doxylamine succinate (Doxylamine) Doxylamine succinate12.5 mg  in 30 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
citric acid monohydrate 
FD&C Blue No. 1 
FD&C Red No. 40 
high fructose corn syrup 
polyethylene glycols 
propylene glycol 
saccharin sodium 
sodium citrate 
Product Characteristics
FlavorCHERRYImprint Code
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:37000-550-08236 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
2NDC:37000-550-12354 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart34106/22/2011
Labeler - The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company (004238200)

Revised: 09/2014
The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company

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