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Vicks DayQuil and Vicks NyQuil Cold and Flu Multi-Symptom Relief/Cold and Flu Nighttime Relief

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on July 17, 2019.

Dosage form: kit
Ingredients: DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE 10mg, ACETAMINOPHEN 325mg, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 5mg; DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE 15mg, ACETAMINOPHEN 325mg, DOXYLAMINE SUCCINATE 6.25mg
Labeler: The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company
NDC Code: 37000-933

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Vicks ® DayQuil ® and Vicks ® NyQuil ®

Cold and Flu Multi-Symptom Relief/Cold and Flu Nighttime Relief

DayQuil Cold & Flu

Drug Facts

Acetaminophen 325 mg
Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg
Phenylephrine HCl 5 mg

Pain reliever/Fever reducer
Cough suppressant
Nasal decongestant

Uses

temporarily relieves common cold/flu symptoms:

  • nasal congestion
  • cough due to minor throat & bronchial irritation
  • sore throat
  • headache
  • minor aches & pains
  • fever

Warnings

Liver warning

This product contains acetaminophen.

Severe liver damage may occur if you take

  • more than 8 LiquiCaps in 24 hrs, which is the maximum daily amount for this product
  • with other drugs containing acetaminophen
  • 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product

Allergy Alert

Acetaminophen may cause severe skin reactions. Symptoms may include:

  • Skin reddening
  • Blisters
  • Rash

If a skin reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away

Sore throat warning

If sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, nausea, or vomiting, consult a doctor promptly.

Do not use
  • with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.
  • 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.

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • liver disease
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes
  • trouble urinating due to enlarged prostate gland
  • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
  • persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking the blood thinning drug warfarin.

When using this product, do not use more than directed.

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • you get nervous, dizzy or sleepless
  • pain, nasal congestion or cough get worse or last more than 7 days
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • redness or swelling is present
  • new symptoms occur
  • cough comes back, or occurs with 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.

Overdose warning

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Quick medical attention is critical for adults & for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

Directions
  • take only as directed
  • do not exceed 4 doses per 24 hrs

adults & children 12 yrs & over 2 LiquiCaps with water every 4 hrs
children 4 to under 12 yrs ask a doctor
children under 4 yrs do not use

Other information
  • store at room temperature

Inactive ingredients

FD&C Red No. 40, FD&C Yellow No. 6, gelatin, glycerin, polyethylene glycol, povidone, propylene glycol, purified water, sorbitol sorbitan solution, titanium dioxide

Questions?

1-800-362-1683

NyQuil Cold & Flu

Drug Facts

Acetaminophen 325 mg
Dextromethorphan HBr 15 mg
Doxylamine succinate 6.25 mg

Pain reliever/Fever reducer
Cough suppressant
Antihistamine

Uses

temporarily relieves common cold/flu symptoms:

  • cough due to minor throat & bronchial irritation
  • sore throat
  • headache
  • minor aches & pains
  • fever
  • runny nose & sneezing

Warnings

Liver warning

This product contains acetaminophen.

Severe liver damage may occur if you take

  • more than 8 LiquiCaps in 24 hrs, which is the maximum daily amount for this product
  • with other drugs containing acetaminophen
  • 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product

Allergy Alert

Acetaminophen may cause severe skin reactions. Symptoms may include:

  • Skin reddening
  • Blisters
  • Rash

If a skin reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away

Sore throat warning

If sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, nausea, or vomiting, consult a doctor promptly.

Do not use
  • with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.
  • 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
  • liver disease
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes
  • glaucoma
  • cough that occurs with too much 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

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
  • taking sedatives or tranquilizers
  • taking the blood thinning drug warfarin

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, & tranquilizers may increase drowsiness

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • you get nervous, dizzy or sleepless
  • pain, nasal congestion, or cough gets worse or lasts more than 7 days
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • redness or swelling is present
  • new symptoms occur
  • cough comes back or occurs with 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.

Overdose warning

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Quick medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

Directions
  • take only as directed
  • do not exceed 4 doses per 24 hours

adults & children 12 yrs & over 2 LiquiCaps with water every 6 hrs
children 4 to under 12 yrs ask a doctor
children under 4 yrs do not use

Other information
  • store at room temperature

Inactive ingredients

D&C Yellow No. 10, FD&C Blue No. 1, gelatin, glycerin, polyethylene glycol, povidone, propylene glycol, purified water, sorbitol sorbitan solution, titanium dioxide

Questions?

1-800-362-1683

DIST. BY PROCTER & GAMBLE,

CINCINNATI OH 45202

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 12 Capsule Kit Carton

POWERFUL RELIEF

Day or Night

VICKS ®

DayQuil™

COLD & FLU

Multi-Symptom Relief

Acetaminophen, Phenylephrine HCl,
Dextromethorphan HBr

  • Headache, Fever, Sore Throat, Minor Aches & Pains
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Cough

Non-Drowsy

8 DayQuil LiquiCaps

NyQuil™

COLD & FLU

Nighttime Relief

Acetaminophen, Doxylamine Succinate,
Dextromethorphan HBr

  • Headache, Fever, Sore Throat, Minor Aches & Pains
  • Sneezing, Runny Nose
  • Cough

4 NyQuil LiquiCaps: 12 Total Liquicaps

VICKS DAYQUIL AND VICKS NYQUIL  COLD AND FLU MULTI-SYMPTOM RELIEF/COLD AND FLU NIGHTTIME RELIEF
acetaminophen, phenylephrine hydrochloride, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, and doxylamine succinate kit
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:37000-933
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:37000-933-121 KIT in 1 PACKAGE
Quantity of Parts
Part #Package QuantityTotal Product Quantity
Part 11 BLISTER PACK
Part 21 BLISTER PACK
Part 1 of 2
VICKS DAYQUIL  COLD AND FLU MULTI-SYMPTOM RELIEF
acetaminophen, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, and phenylephrine hydrochloride capsule, liquid filled
Product Information
Item Code (Source)NDC:37000-558
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE (DEXTROMETHORPHAN) DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE10 mg
ACETAMINOPHEN (ACETAMINOPHEN) ACETAMINOPHEN325 mg
PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (PHENYLEPHRINE) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE5 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
WATER 
GELATIN 
GLYCERIN 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
POVIDONE 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL, UNSPECIFIED 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (FOOD YELLOW 3 FREE ACID)  
FD&C RED NO. 40 
Product Characteristics
ColororangeScoreno score
ShapeOVALSize21mm
FlavorImprint CodeDQuil
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
18 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34103/21/2014
Part 2 of 2
VICKS NYQUIL  COLD AND FLU NIGHTTIME RELIEF
acetaminophen, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, and doxylamine succinate capsule, liquid filled
Product Information
Item Code (Source)NDC:37000-557
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE (DEXTROMETHORPHAN) DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE15 mg
ACETAMINOPHEN (ACETAMINOPHEN) ACETAMINOPHEN325 mg
DOXYLAMINE SUCCINATE (DOXYLAMINE) DOXYLAMINE SUCCINATE6.25 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL, UNSPECIFIED 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
GELATIN 
FD&C BLUE NO. 1 
POVIDONE 
WATER 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
GLYCERIN 
D&C YELLOW NO. 10 
Product Characteristics
ColorgreenScoreno score
ShapeOVALSize21mm
FlavorImprint CodeNQUIL
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
14 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34103/21/2014
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34107/01/2019
Labeler - The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company (004238200)

 
The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company