Cough and cold:

Indications for DAYQUIL COLD & FLU LIQUID:

Nasal congestion, cough, sore throat, fever, headache, minor aches and pains.

Adults and Children:

<6yrs: not recommended. 6–11yrs: 15mL. ≥12yrs: 30mL. All: repeat every 4 hours; max 5 doses/24 hours (children) or 6 doses/24 hours (adults).


During or within 14 days of MAOIs. Concomitant other acetaminophen products.


Hepatic dysfunction. Cardiovascular disease. Hypertension. GI or GU obstruction. Thyroid disease. Diabetes. Asthma. Lower respiratory disorders. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers. Liquid: sodium-restricted diet.

See Also:

Pharmacologic Class:

Analgesic + antitussive + sympathomimetic.


See Contraindications. Hypertensive crisis with MAOIs. Increased risk of hepatotoxicity with ≥3 alcoholic drinks/day. β-blockers may increase the pressor effects of sympathomimetics. Antagonizes antihypertensives.

Adverse Reactions:

Nervousness, dizziness, insomnia, hepatotoxicity (overdosage).

How Supplied:

LiquiCaps—12, 20, 40, 60; Liq—6oz