DayQuil Drug Interactions

by on May 1, 2012

DayQuil can cause side effects when used in combination with other medications. Some of the medications that are known to interact with Vicks Dayquil Daytime Cold/Flu and could potentially have severe side effects include:

  • Celebrex
  • Celexa
  • Cymbalta
  • Effexor
  • Furoxone
  • Lexapro
  • Trazodone
  • Paxil
  • Tylenol

The main ingredients in DayQuil are acetaminophen, pseudoephedrine, and dextromethorphan. These ingredients are also found in many other combinations. Therefore, it is important for people to consult with their physician before taking any other pain, allergy, cold, or cough medicine. This is because taking certain products together could result in the accidental consumption of too much of a certain drug.