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Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid
Top 61%17 points
Top 61%

Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid review: 26 facts and highlights

1. paracetamol

Paracetamol (or acetaminophen as it is known in the US) is classified as a mild analgesic. It suppresses the feeling of pain, but does little to treat the cause.
325mg
Goody's Headache Relief Shot: 1000mg

2. maximum capsules daily

The daily limit is the maximum amount of tablets/capsules that you may take in a 24 hour period, as advised by the producer.
8
St. Joseph Chewable Aspirin 81mg: 48

3. Is antipyretic (fever reducing)

Antipyretic medications help to lower the body temperature. This can help to make patients feel better, however it is not always recommended, as the temperature increase can be a natural defense to fight infections.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid
96% have it

4. Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose

Cerebral edema is an excess accumulation of fluid in parts of the brain.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid
65% have it

5. ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory. The painkilling effects of ibuprofen take effect immediately, however the anti-inflammatory effects can take as long as a week.
0mg
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg: 684mg

6. Not linked to tinnitus

Tinnitus is the perception of sound within the ear, quite often the sound of ringing.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid
40% have it

7. Not linked to sudden weight loss

The drug is not considered to be a cause of loss of weight.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid
79% have it

8. Not linked to anemia in case of overdose

Anemia refers to red blood cell deficiency. It is characterised by fatigue, dizziness and other signs such as pale skin or heart palpitations.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid
36% have it

9. Is available over-the-counter

It does not require a prescription and can be purchased easily from most pharmacists.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid

10. No naproxen-associated heart risk

Naproxen may increase your risk of heart attack or stroke, especially if you use it for an extended period of time.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid
94% have it

11. Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain

Arthritis is a common condition which causes inflammation within a joint. This can cause a lot of pain as well as difficulty carrying out day to day tasks.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid
57% have it

12. minimum age requirements

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
6years
Calprofen Ibuprofen Suspension: 0.08years

13. Has more than one active ingredient

The product contains more than one active ingredient. These combinations usually compliment each other and sometimes one ingredient can improve the effectiveness of the other.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid
51% have it

14. Not linked to Reye’s syndrome

Reye’s syndrome is a potentially fatal disease which affects the brain and liver. The disease has been associated with aspirin use in children under 16.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid
76% have it

15. consecutive days

This is the longest amount of time you should take this medication before stopping or seeking medical advice. A short time can indicate that the drug is more likely to cause problems such as dependency or negative side effects.
7
Tylenol PM: 14

16. Recommended for sore throats

Sore throats are usually caused by painful inflammation of the tonsils, larynx or pharynx. A common manifestation of a sore throat is pain when swallowing.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid
44% have it

17. Targets headaches

The most common form of headache is a tension headache, and can be related to many triggers such as sleep deprivation, stress, eye-strain or hunger.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid

18. caffeine

Studies have shown that caffeine can boost the effectiveness of many analgesics, resulting in better, faster acting pain relief.
0mg
Solpadeine Headache Soluble Tablets: 65mg

19. aspirin

Aspirin can be used as an analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory.
0mg
Goody's Extra Strength Headache Powder: 520mg

20. codeine

Codeine is an opiate used to treat mild to moderate pain. Opiates can alter the mood, sometimes resulting in feelings of euphoria. This can be beneficial for pain relief, however it can become addictive and withdrawal symptoms are common.
0mg
Nurofen Plus: 12.8mg

21. Not linked to seizures in case of overdose

A seizure occurs when there is a sudden increase in electrical activity in the brain, affecting the nervous system. It can cause involuntary movements and carries a risk of injury.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid
37% have it

22. naproxen

Naproxen is an anti-inflammatory which can be used to treat a variety of symptoms of pain.
0mg
Dolormin GS mit Naproxen: 250mg

23. diphenhydramine

Diphenhydramine causes sleepiness or drowsiness. This is better for use at night, particularly if pain prevents you from sleeping.
0mg
Motrin PM: 38mg

24. Can be used to treat cold and flu symptoms

This medicine is recommended to alleviate the range of different symptoms associated with cold and flu.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid
73% have it

25. Targets muscular pain

Muscle pain can be caused by exercise or other stresses, as well as infections such as flu.
Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu Relief Liquid
88% have it

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