Unisom is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose. Antihistamines can cause drowsiness and are sometimes used a sleep aids.
may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
Yes. The normal dosing for benzonatate (Tessalon) is 100mg-200mg three times daily, as needed. No more than 600mg per 24 hours. The cough suppressant in Vicks Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine and pseudoephedrine), works via a different mechanism. You may take them together. The chance of drowsiness can increase taking both together, so be careful if you must be alert.
Common conditions people have *:
Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 6 people, 30.00%
Sinus Disorder (disease of sinus): 2 people, 10.00%
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
Number of Nyquil and Benzonatate reports submitted per year:
General physical health deterioration
Post procedural bile leak
Bone density decreased
Can I take nighttime Cold medicine with benzonatate?
Interactions between your drugs
No interactions were found between benzonatate and Theraflu Nighttime Multi-Symptom Severe Cold With Lipton Flavors. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
Can benzonatate be taken with Dayquil?
No interactions were found between benzonatate and Vicks Dayquil Cold & Flu Symptom Relief Plus Vitamin C. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
What medications should you not mix with Nyquil?
Avoid taking isocarboxazid, metaxalone, methylene blue, moclobemide, phenelzine, procarbazine, rasagiline, safinamide, selegiline, or tranylcypromine during treatment with this medication. Most MAO inhibitors should also not be taken for two weeks before treatment with this medication.