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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of nyquil oral.

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15 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Cold Symptoms
11/18/2013 12:54:43 AM

Reviewer: Steelr95, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I developed a severe rash on my extremities and torso, lasting over a 4 day period even though I stopped taking the medication. Never had a reaction like this to medication before.

Condition: Cold Symptoms
5/22/2012 3:25:03 PM

Reviewer: Tod, 35-44 on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took a full capfull of nyquil a few years back and it gave me an INSANE RAPID HEARTBEAT that lasted TWO hours.It was pure TORTURE and if anyone ever deserved to be sued its the makers of nyquil!!I had to call the ambulance it was pure HELL.I would DEFINITELY NOT RECOMMEND NYQUIL!

Condition: Cold Symptoms
9/15/2010 1:15:02 PM

Reviewer: Stacie, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I love Nyquil! This is my go to drug everytime I get a cold but it's important you remember Nyquil is for night time, DAYquil is for during the day also you need to take it an hour before bed and only if you have 8 hours to sleep and you will sleep so good and feel better when you wake up. It tastes horrible like really really bad so hold your nose and have something to chase it with if you ga ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cold Symptoms
2/18/2009 12:30:45 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took this bc of coughing and runny nose. I was ok till the early morning when I woke up in absolute terror. I felt like I couldn't breathe and was going to die! I am never ever, ever going to take this medicine again! I feel like I have a hangover and cannot wake up all day today! TERRIBLE!!!!!

Condition: Cold Symptoms
1/29/2009 1:46:49 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After not sleeping cause of a cough and running nose I took this and was able to finally get a good nights sleep. I took it early and it knocked me out I slept a good nine hours.

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