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Vicks DayQuil and Vicks NyQuil Severe Cold and Flu

Medically reviewed on November 14, 2016

Dosage form: kit
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 325mg in 15mL, DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE 10mg in 15mL, GUAIFENESIN 200mg in 15mL, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 5mg in 15mL; ACETAMINOPHEN 650mg in 30mL, DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE 20mg in 30mL, DOXYLAMINE SUCCINATE 12.5mg in 30mL, PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 10mg in 30mL
Labeler: The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company
NDC Code: 37000-045

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.

Vicks ® DayQuil ® and Vicks ® NyQuil ®

Severe Cold and Flu

DayQuil Severe Cold & Flu

Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each 15 mL)

Acetaminophen 325 mg

Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg

Guaifenesin 200 mg

Phenylephrine HCl 5 mg

Purpose

Pain reliever/fever reducer

Cough suppressant

Expectorant

Nasal decongestant

Uses
  • temporarily relieves common cold/flu symptoms:
    • nasal congestion
    • sinus congestion & pressure
    • cough due to minor throat & bronchial irritation
    • minor aches & pains
    • headache
    • fever
    • sore throat
    • reduces swelling of nasal passages
    • temporarily restores freer breathing through the nose
    • promotes nasal and/or sinus drainage
    • helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to rid the bronchial passageways of bothersome mucus and make coughs more productive.

Warnings

Liver warning

This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if

  • adult takes more than 4 doses (30 mL each) in 24 hrs, which is the maximum daily amount
  • child takes more than 4 doses (15 mL each) in 24 hrs, which is the maximum daily amount
  • taken with other drugs containing acetaminophen
  • adult has 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
  • a sodium-restricted diet

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 gets worse or lasts more than 5 days (children) or 7 days (adults)
  • 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
  • only use the dose cup provided
  • do not exceed 4 doses per 24 hrs

adults & children 12 yrs & over 30 mL every 4 hrs

children 6 to under 12 yrs 15 mL every 4 hrs
children 4 to under 6 yrs ask a doctor
children under 4 yrs do not use

Other information
  • each 15 mL tablespoon contains: sodium 47 mg
  • store at room temperature and do not refrigerate.

Inactive ingredients

citric acid, FD&C Yellow No. 6, flavor, glycerin, propylene glycol, purified water, saccharin sodium, sodium benzoate, sodium chloride, sodium citrate, sorbitol, sucralose, xanthan gum

Questions?

1-800-362-1683

NyQuil Severe Cold & Flu

Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each 30 mL)

Acetaminophen 650 mg
Dextromethorphan HBr 20 mg
Doxylamine succinate 12.5 mg
Phenylephrine HCl 10 mg

Purpose

Pain reliever/fever reducer
Cough suppressant
Antihistamine
Nasal decongestant

Uses

temporarily relieves common cold/flu symptoms:

  • nasal congestion
  • sinus congestion & pressure
  • cough due to minor throat & bronchial irritation
  • cough to help you sleep
  • minor aches & pains
  • headache
  • fever
  • sore throat
  • runny nose & sneezing
  • reduces swelling of nasal passages
  • temporarily restores freer breathing through the nose
  • promotes nasal and/or sinus drainage

Warnings

Liver warning

This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take

  • more than 4 doses in 24 hours, 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
  • 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
  • a sodium-restricted diet

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, and 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
  • only use the dose cup provided
  • do not exceed 4 doses per 24 hrs


adults & children 12 yrs & over 30 mL every 4 hrs
children 4 to under 12 yrs ask a doctor
children under 4 yrs do not use

Other information
  • each 30 mL dose cup contains: sodium 81 mg
  • store at room temperature and do not refrigerate

Inactive ingredients

alcohol, citric acid, D&C Yellow No. 10, FD&C Yellow No. 6, FD&C Green No. 3, flavor, glycerin, propylene glycol, purified water, saccharin sodium, sodium benzoate, sodium chloride, sodium citrate, sorbitol, sucralose

Questions?

1-800-362-1683

Dist. by Proctor & Gamble, Cincinnati OH 45202

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - Kit Carton

MAX

STRENGTH

VICKS®

DayQuil®
SEVERE

COLD & FLU

Acetaminophen, Phenylephrine HCl, Dextromethorphan HBr, Guaifenesin

  • Headache, Fever, Sore Throat Minor Aches & Pains
  • Nasal/Sinus Congestion & Sinus Pressure
  • Cough
  • Chest Congestion

Non-Drowsy

Alcohol Free

DayQuil 12 FL OZ (354 ml) BOTTLE

NyQuil®

SEVERE

COLD & FLU

Acetaminophen, Phenylephrine HCl, Doxylamine Succinate, Dextromethorphan HBr

  • Headache, Fever, Sore Throat Minor Aches & Pains
  • Nasal/Sinus Congestion & Sinus Pressure
  • Sneezing, Runny Nose
  • Cough

Nighttime Relief

Alcohol 10%

NyQuil 12 FL OZ (354 ml) BOTTLE

TOTAL 24 FL OZ (708 ml)

VICKS DAYQUIL AND VICKS NYQUIL  SEVERE COLD AND FLU
acetaminophen, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, guaifenesin, phenylephrine hydrochloride, and doxylamine succinate kit
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:37000-045
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:37000-045-241 KIT in 1 PACKAGE
Quantity of Parts
Part #Package QuantityTotal Product Quantity
Part 11 BOTTLE, PLASTIC 354 mL
Part 21 BOTTLE, PLASTIC 354 mL
Part 1 of 2
VICKS DAYQUIL   SEVERE COLD AND FLU
acetaminophen, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, guaifenesin, and phenylephrine hydrochloride solution
Product Information
Item Code (Source)NDC:37000-810
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
ACETAMINOPHEN (ACETAMINOPHEN) ACETAMINOPHEN325 mg  in 15 mL
DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE (DEXTROMETHORPHAN) DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE10 mg  in 15 mL
GUAIFENESIN (GUAIFENESIN) GUAIFENESIN200 mg  in 15 mL
PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (PHENYLEPHRINE) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE5 mg  in 15 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE 
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 
GLYCERIN 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
WATER 
SACCHARIN SODIUM 
SODIUM BENZOATE 
SODIUM CHLORIDE 
SODIUM CITRATE 
SORBITOL 
SUCRALOSE 
XANTHAN GUM 
Product Characteristics
ColororangeScore    
ShapeSize
FlavorBERRYImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:37000-810-12354 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34107/22/2013
Part 2 of 2
VICKS NYQUIL  SEVERE COLD AND FLU
acetaminophen, dextromethorphan hydrobromide, doxylamine succinate, and phenylephrine hydrochloride solution
Product Information
Item Code (Source)NDC:37000-815
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
ACETAMINOPHEN (ACETAMINOPHEN) ACETAMINOPHEN650 mg  in 30 mL
DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE (DEXTROMETHORPHAN) DEXTROMETHORPHAN HYDROBROMIDE20 mg  in 30 mL
DOXYLAMINE SUCCINATE (DOXYLAMINE) DOXYLAMINE SUCCINATE12.5 mg  in 30 mL
PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE (PHENYLEPHRINE) PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE10 mg  in 30 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE 
D&C YELLOW NO. 10 
ALCOHOL 
GLYCERIN 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
WATER 
SACCHARIN SODIUM 
SODIUM BENZOATE 
SODIUM CHLORIDE 
SODIUM CITRATE 
SORBITOL 
SUCRALOSE 
FD&C GREEN NO. 3 
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 
Product Characteristics
ColorgreenScore    
ShapeSize
FlavorANISEImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:37000-815-12354 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34107/21/2014
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34107/31/2014
Labeler - The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company (004238200)

 
The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company

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