ok to take Nyquil?

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Christine1946
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   Posted 11/15/2008 9:09 AM (GMT -6)   
     Of course it is Saturday and impossible to reach my GI doctor because this is NOT an emergency, but I have a horrible cold.  Was wondering if it would be safe to take Nyquil?
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   Posted 11/15/2008 9:19 AM (GMT -6)   
Aww, I'm so sorry you have a cold! They are the worst! blech! Yes, I take Nyquil frequently when I have a cold. I always feel better after a good nights sleep so if my nose is really stuffy, I use Nyquil in addition to Vicks 4-way nasal spray to clear me up. But I don't use the Vicks during the day because it can have a rebound effect. I hope you feel better.
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Sweetie31105
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   Posted 11/15/2008 9:33 AM (GMT -6)   
Yeah I take nyquil all the time when I have cold, shouldn't harm anything.
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Christine1946
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   Posted 11/15/2008 9:36 AM (GMT -6)   
     Thank you Sweetie and Sherry.
62 yr old granny. South Jersey
Diagnosed with ulcerative proctitis in 1998 in hospital
Hospitalized (2nd time) in May 2008
Update 11/03/08...finally in remission!!  Hope I don't jinx myself.  Off the prednisone since 11/01/08...now see if I can stay off for longer than two weeks.  Other meds: 6MP (75 mgm), colazal (6 per day), Benicar and Toprol (high blood pressure meds), Probiotic (2 per day), fish oil capsule and multi-vitamin and calcium with vitamin D.

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